Bill Status of HB5249  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-NUTRITION THERAPY

House Sponsors
Rep. Norma Hernandez - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Dagmara Avelar - Maurice A. West, II - Yolonda Morris, Barbara Hernandez, Hoan Huynh, Gregg Johnson, Jenn Ladisch Douglass, Aaron M. Ortiz, Maura Hirschauer, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Will Guzzardi, Lilian Jiménez, Suzanne M. Ness, Kevin John Olickal, Nabeela Syed, Harry Benton, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Camille Y. Lilly and Bob Morgan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/4/2024HouseTo Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommittee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to federal approval, within 12 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, nutrition care services and medical nutrition therapy provided by a registered dietitian licensed under the Dietitian Nutritionist Practice Act who is acting within the scope of his or her license shall be covered under the medical assistance program. Provides that the covered services may be aimed at prevention, delay, management, treatment, or rehabilitation of a disease or condition and include nutrition assessment, nutrition intervention, nutrition counseling, and nutrition monitoring and evaluation. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for any federal waiver or Title XIX State Plan amendment, if required, to implement the amendatory Act. Permits the Department to adopt any rules, including standards and criteria, necessary to implement the amendatory Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Norma Hernandez
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  2/22/2024HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Health & Human Services Committee
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Benton
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/4/2024HouseTo Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommittee
  4/5/2024HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 24, 2024
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  4/16/2024HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Norma Hernandez
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  5/24/2024HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 27, 2024
  5/26/2024HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 31, 2024