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 Bill Status of SB2337  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-OPIOID OVERDOSE-INPATIENT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Patricia Van Pelt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to ensure that patients experiencing opioid-related overdose or withdrawal are admitted on inpatient status, rather than observation status, for at least 48 hours from the time of admittance to a safety-net hospital. Prohibits managed care organizations from denying inpatient coverage to safety-net hospitals for patients presenting with opioid overdose or withdrawal diagnosis for at least 48 hours from the time of admittance.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Health
  3/31/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Medicaid
  4/16/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/20/2021SenatePostponed - Health
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/30/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2021
  5/7/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/10/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 21, 2021
  5/10/2021SenateRe-assigned to Health
  5/12/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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