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 Bill Status of HB1476  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson and Karen A. Yarbrough

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2205/2205-15 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Aid Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois Department of Public Aid, through an inter-agency agreement with the Department of Central Management Services, the Department on Aging, the Department of Public Health, and the Division of Insurance of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, shall: (1) coordinate each State pharmaceutical or medical assistance program with the Medicare Part D benefit so that Medicare beneficiaries who are eligible for or enrolled in State pharmaceutical or medical assistance programs maintain their current pharmaceutical coverage to the extent allowed under federal law; and (2) coordinate each State pharmaceutical or medical assistance program with Medicare Part D to maximize pharmaceutical coverage for individuals, to minimize disruption in enrollment and eligibility for State and federal programs, to minimize out-of-pocket costs for Medicare beneficiaries, and to maximize federal funding for pharmaceutical coverage. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/10/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2005HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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