Bill Status of SB1591 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: DHFS-NURSING RATE INCREASES
Sen. Neil Anderson
| 3/10/2023||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to increase reimbursement rates to facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act on January 1 of 2024 through 2025 to a level that is sufficient to pay wages of not less than the State minimum wage rates in effect on each of those dates. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide that the Department shall adopt rules, including emergency rules, to implement the rate increases. Effective immediately.