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 Bill Status of HB2899  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-OPIOID OVERDOSE-INPATIENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

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

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
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/19/2021HouseTo Special Issues (AP) Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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