Bill Status of HB1476 94th General Assembly
Short Description: PUB AID-MEDICARE DRUG COVERAGE
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson and Karen A. Yarbrough
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.