Bill Status of HB4552 95th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
Rep. Esther Golar - Naomi D. Jakobsson
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a "service provider" includes other entities besides a person or a corporation. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, by rule, shall establish a separate cost-based reimbursement rate for service providers to provide child and adult psychiatric services on an outpatient basis. Provides that this rate shall apply only to service providers that (i) are certified by the Illinois Department of Human Services under the Medicaid Community Mental Health Services Program and (ii) demonstrate a combined Medicaid, poverty, and uninsured patient population penetration rate of 60% or greater. Provides that the Department, by rule, shall develop a cost-reporting mechanism, which will form the basis for any reimbursements made to service providers for providing child and adult psychiatric services on an outpatient basis. Effective January 1, 2009.