Bill Status of HB1909 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-MCO-PRIMARY CARE
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that if a Medicaid enrollee of a managed care organization selects a plan based on the in-network status of (i) an existing primary care provider or (ii) up to 2 existing specialty care providers for an existing condition that is under active treatment, the managed care organization may not change the Medicaid enrollee's selected provider in (i) or (ii) for the remainder of the 12-month period following enrollment in the managed care health plan without permission by the Medicaid enrollee. Permits the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt any rules necessary to administer the amendatory Act. Provides that nothing in the amendatory Act shall be construed to prohibit a Medicaid enrollee from changing his or her primary care provider as authorized by Department rules.