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 Bill Status of HB5489 General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kambium Buckner

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

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 establish a buy-in program to allow persons 60 years of age or older, who are otherwise ineligible for medical assistance, to receive medical assistance coverage for dental, hearing, and vision services. Requires the Department to apply for any federal waiver or State Plan amendment, if required, to implement the buy-in program. Provides that implementation of the buy-in program shall be contingent on federal approval. Provides that upon receipt of federal approval, if required, the Department shall adopt any rules necessary to implement the buy-in program.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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