Bill Status of HB0596 95th General Assembly
Short Description: KIDCARE-MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Paul D. Froehlich
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Health Insurance Program Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Under the Children's Health Insurance Program Act, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall implement the following: (1) on and after July 1, 2007, a capitated managed care system for selected populations of persons in certain counties surrounding Cook County and in certain counties in southern Illinois, under which the State pays a fixed amount per individual per month to a third-party entity to manage the program of health care benefits and assume the risk associated with the payment of medical bills without regard to the actual medical claims incurred; (2) on and after July 1, 2007, a primary care case management (PCCM) system for selected populations of persons in the remaining counties of the State other than Cook County, under which each participant has one health care provider who is responsible for managing all aspects of the participant's medical care; and (3) on and after July 1, 2007, a PCCM system for selected populations of persons in Cook County. Requires the Department to file a report describing a mechanism for achieving a transition to a capitated managed care system for persons in Cook County by July 1, 2008. Requires that the populations selected for participation in the various systems must include, at a minimum, all persons eligible for benefits under the Children's Health Insurance Program Act. Provides that the Department may implement similar capitated managed care systems and primary care case management systems for Medicaid recipients under the Illinois Public Aid Code. Effective immediately.