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 Bill Status of HB5593  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-2from Ch. 23, par. 5-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Extends medical assistance coverage to all women of childbearing age regardless of income level. Requires a hospital licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act or organized under the University of Illinois Hospital Act to complete and submit an application for medical assistance on behalf of every uninsured woman of childbearing age who is admitted to the hospital for inpatient or outpatient services. Provides that upon receipt of an application for medical assistance for a woman of childbearing age, the Department of Human Services shall as soon as practicable enroll the woman into the medical assistance program. Grants the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services rulemaking authority to implement the amendatory Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for any federal waivers or State Plan amendments, if required, to implement the amendatory Act. Provides that implementation is contingent on federal approval. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  2/18/2022HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) February 25, 2022
  2/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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