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 Bill Status of SB0441  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  MEDICAID/COPAYMENT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Richard J. Winkel, Jr.

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-4.1from Ch. 23, par. 5-4.1

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.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  2/16/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/3/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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