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1     AN ACT concerning Medicaid.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5 adding Section 5-5.5b as follows:
6     (305 ILCS 5/5-5.5b new)
7     Sec. 5-5.5b. Elder abuse and neglect services; long-term
8 care ombudsman services. The Department of Public Aid may enter
9 into a cooperative arrangement with the Department on Aging
10 under which the Department on Aging will provide elder abuse
11 and neglect services and long-term care ombudsman services to
12 medical assistance recipients. The Department of Public Aid
13 shall request a waiver of federal law and regulations as
14 necessary to implement this Section.
15     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16 becoming law.