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 Bill Status of SB2006  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-DHFS-MCO-PPR POLICY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. David Koehler, Doris Turner and Kimberly A. Lightford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-2.01
305 ILCS 5/5-30.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that no later than 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall post on its official website: (i) a copy of all current, executed, or adopted contracts with each managed care organization (MCO), including all amendments, attachments, and exhibits, that are in effect as of January 1, 2021; (ii) all changes made to each MCO contract that are in effect on or after January 1, 2021; (iii) all operational policy changes issued to MCOs; and (iv) a copy of all contracts and operational policy changes for a period of not less than 24 months after the termination or expiration of any MCO contract. Provides that the Department shall prohibit each MCO from operating, implementing, or modifying any program or policy that concerns, but it not limited to, reducing potentially preventable hospital readmissions (PPR) until after the Department has adopted an updated PPR policy for services provided to individuals not covered under managed care. Contains provisions concerning prohibited PPR policy measures. Provides that if the Department elects to implement a comprehensive PPR policy that applies to both the fee-for-service and managed care medical assistance programs, then no MCO may operate a similar PPR policy. Provides that an MCO shall not make a material change unless the material change has been approved by the Department or agreed upon in writing by the MCO and the health care provider. Requires the Department to publish on its website a process through which an MCO may submit a written proposed material change request. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Health
  3/24/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Managed Care Organizations (MCO's)
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  3/26/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/7/2021SenateReported Back To Health; 005-000-000
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Health; 014-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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