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 Bill Status of HB4543 General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Camille Y. Lilly - LaToya Greenwood - Frances Ann Hurley, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Delia C. Ramirez, Will Guzzardi, Robert Rita, Jawaharial Williams, La Shawn K. Ford, Justin Slaughter, Kathleen Willis, Mary E. Flowers, Kambium Buckner, Maurice A. West, II, Kelly M. Cassidy, Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr. and Theresa Mah

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 100/5-45.1 new
210 ILCS 50/32.5
305 ILCS 5/5A-2from Ch. 23, par. 5A-2
305 ILCS 5/5A-12.6
305 ILCS 5/5A-13
305 ILCS 5/5A-14
305 ILCS 5/14-12

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2024, an annual assessment on inpatient and outpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider, subject to other specified provisions. Contains provisions concerning a hospital's non-Medicaid gross revenue for State Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022. Contains provisions concerning the assignment of a pool allocation percentage for certain hospitals designated as a Level II trauma center; increased capitation payments to managed care organizations; the extension of certain assessments to July 1, 2022 (rather than July 1, 2020); reimbursements for inpatient general acute care services to non-publicly owned safety net hospitals, non-publicly owned critical access hospitals, hospital providers in high-need communities, and other facilities; the allocation of funds from the transitional access hospital pool; administrative rules for data collection and payment from the health disparities pay-for-collection pool; and other matters. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall have emergency rulemaking authority to implement the provisions of the amendatory Act concerning assessments. Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Removes provisions requiring the Department of Public Health to issue a Freestanding Emergency Center license to a facility that has discontinued inpatient hospital services and meets other requirements. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/5/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/5/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/5/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  2/5/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/27/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/27/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  2/27/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  2/27/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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