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Full Text of HB5420  102nd General Assembly

HB5420 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB5420

 

Introduced 1/31/2022, by Rep. Joyce Mason

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
305 ILCS 5/5-5.28 new

    Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish procedures to permit persons licensed as genetic counselors in accordance with the Genetic Counselor Licensing Act to enroll as providers under the medical assistance program and bill the Department directly for genetic counseling services provided to medical assistance recipients.


LRB102 24197 KTG 33425 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB5420LRB102 24197 KTG 33425 b

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
5adding Section 5-5.28 as follows:
 
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-5.28 new)
7    Sec. 5-5.28. Genetic counseling services. Notwithstanding
8any other provision of this Code, the Department shall
9establish procedures to permit persons licensed as genetic
10counselors in accordance with the Genetic Counselor Licensing
11Act to enroll as providers under the medical assistance
12program and bill the Department directly for genetic
13counseling services provided to medical assistance recipients.