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 Bill Status of HB1950  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. - Carol Ammons and Seth Lewis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Medicaid Technical Assistance Center Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish a Medicaid Technical Assistance Center (Center). Provides that the Center shall operate as a cross-system educational resource to strengthen the business infrastructure of health care provider organizations in Illinois to ultimately increase the capacity, access, health equity, and quality of Illinois' Medicaid managed care programs: HealthChoice Illinois and YouthCare. Requires the Center to be established within the Department's Office of Medicaid Innovation. Requires the Center to collaborate with public and private partners throughout the State to identify, establish, and maintain best practices necessary for health providers to ensure their capacity to participate in HealthChoice Illinois or YouthCare. Requires the Center to: (i) create and administer ongoing trainings for health care providers; (ii) maintain an independent, easy to navigate, and up-to-date website; and (iii) host regional learning collaboratives that will supplement the Center's training curriculum to bring together groups of stakeholders to share issues and best practices, and to escalate issues. Requires the Department to maximize federal financial participation for any moneys appropriated to the Department for the Medicaid Technical Assistance Center. Provides that any federal financial participation funds obtained shall be used for the further development and expansion of the Medicaid Technical Assistance Center. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Medicaid Technical Assistance Center Fund. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/1-5from Ch. 23, par. 1-5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/7/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/18/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/21/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2021
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/27/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/27/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 009-005-000
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/27/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 28, 2021
  5/31/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As June 15, 2021
  6/15/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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