Bill Status of SB0441 94th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID/COPAYMENT
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Increases the maximum allowable co-payment for dental, optical services and supplies, chiropractic services, podiatry services and encounter rate clinic services from $2 to $3. Establishes a maximum allowable co-payment of $2 for emergency room services that do not involve a condition that could reasonably be expected to result in serious jeopardy to the patient's health, serious impairment of bodily functions, or serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part. Requires the Department of Public Aid to seek a waiver from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services under the Social Security Act. Effective immediately.