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 Bill Status of SB0346  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID DENTAL COVERAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Laura Fine - Sara Feigenholtz, Laura M. Murphy and Karina Villa

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/16/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2021

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5
305 ILCS 5/5-5.28 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that targeted dental services that are provided to adults and children under the Medical Assistance Program shall be established and paid at no less than the rates established under the State of Illinois Dental Benefit Schedule and shall include specified dental procedures. Sets forth the reimbursement rates for certain anesthesia services. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall administer and regulate a school-based dental program that allows for the out-of-office delivery of preventative dental services in a school setting to children under 19 years of age. Provides that the medical assistance program shall cover charges incurred, and anesthetics provided, in conjunction with dental care that is provided in a hospital or an ambulatory surgical treatment center if the individual is otherwise eligible for medical assistance and the individual (1) has a medical condition that requires hospitalization or general anesthesia for dental care or (2) is a person with a disability. Provides that the medical assistance program shall cover charges incurred, and anesthetics provided by a dentist, in conjunction with dental care that is provided in a dental office or other specified setting if the individual is otherwise eligible for medical assistance and has been diagnosed with (i) an autism spectrum disorder or (ii) a developmental disability. Requires the Department to reimburse providers at no less than the rates established under the State of Illinois Dental Benefit Schedule used for State employees. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/26/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Health
  3/9/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Medicaid
  3/16/2021SenateReported Back To Health; 004-000-000
  3/16/2021SenateDo Pass Health; 013-000-000
  3/16/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2021
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/2/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/2/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Health; 013-000-000

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