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Full Text of HB2139  102nd General Assembly




State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Jim Durkin


305 ILCS 5/5-2b

    Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the program for medically fragile and technology dependent children.

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1    AN ACT concerning public aid.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5changing Section 5-2b as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-2b)
7    Sec. 5-2b. Medically fragile and technology dependent
8children eligibility and program. Notwithstanding any other
9provision of law except as provided in Section 5-30a, on and
10and after September 1, 2012, subject to federal approval,
11medical assistance under this Article shall be available to
12children who qualify as persons with a disability, as defined
13under the federal Supplemental Security Income program and who
14are medically fragile and technology dependent. The program
15shall allow eligible children to receive the medical
16assistance provided under this Article in the community and
17must maximize, to the fullest extent permissible under federal
18law, federal reimbursement and family cost-sharing, including
19co-pays, premiums, or any other family contributions, except
20that the Department shall be permitted to incentivize the
21utilization of selected services through the use of
22cost-sharing adjustments. The Department shall establish the
23policies, procedures, standards, services, and criteria for



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1this program by rule.
2(Source: P.A. 100-990, eff. 1-1-19.)