Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB2420
Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

 Bill Status of HB2420  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  AGING-DHS-DHFS-DON SCORES

House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Mary E. Flowers, Will Guzzardi, Barbara Hernandez, Kelly M. Cassidy, Joyce Mason, Michelle Mussman, Rita Mayfield and Carol Ammons

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 105/4.02from Ch. 23, par. 6104.02
20 ILCS 2405/3from Ch. 23, par. 3434
305 ILCS 5/5-2b
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5
305 ILCS 5/5-5.01a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Act on Aging, the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that individuals with a score of 29 or higher based on the determination of need (DON) assessment tool shall be eligible to receive services through the Community Care Program, services to prevent unnecessary or premature institutionalization, and services through the program of supportive living facilities. Further amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that on and after July 1, 2023, level of care eligibility criteria for home and community-based services for medically fragile and technology dependent children shall be no more restrictive than the level of care criteria in place on January 1, 2021. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to execute, relative to the nursing home prescreening project, written agreements with the Department of Human Services and the Department on Aging to effect, on and after July 1, 2023, an increase in the DON score threshold to 37 for applicants for institutional long term care, subject to federal approval. Provides that on and after July 1, 2023 but before July 1, 2025, continuation of a nursing facility stay that began on or before June 30, 2023 by a person with a DON score between 29 and 36 may be covered when such stay would be otherwise eligible under this Code, provided the nursing facility performs certain actions. Requires the Department to, by rule, set a maximum total number of individuals to be covered and other limits on utilization that it deems appropriate. Effective July 1, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/1/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons

Back To Top