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 Bill Status of SB0374  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-NURSING RATE INCREASES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson and Dave Syverson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 100/5-45.8 new
305 ILCS 5/5-41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to increase reimbursement rates to facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act on January 1 of 2022 through 2025 to a level that is sufficient to pay wages of not less than the State minimum wage rates in effect on each of those dates. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide that the Department shall adopt rules, including emergency rules, to implement the rate increases. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  3/3/2021SenateTo Appropriations- Health
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson

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