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Full Text of HB4837  93rd General Assembly


Aging Committee

Adopted in House Comm. on Mar 04, 2004





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4837 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
5 adding Section 4.02c as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 105/4.02c new)
7     Sec. 4.02c. Comprehensive Care in Residential Settings
8 Demonstration Project.
9     (a) The Department may establish and fund a demonstration
10 program of bundled services designed to support the specialized
11 needs of clients currently residing in projects that were
12 formerly designated as Community Based Residential Facilities
13 and licensed under the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act.
14     (b) The demonstration program must include, at a minimum:
15         (1) 3 meals per day;
16         (2) routine housekeeping services;
17         (3) 24-hour-a-day security;
18         (4) an emergency response system;
19         (5) personal laundry and linen service;
20         (6) assistance with activities of daily living;
21         (7) medication management;
22         (8) money management; and
23         (9) intermittent health services, including medication
24 administration, dressing changes, catheter care, and other



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1 nursing-related services provided by personnel licensed
2 pursuant to the Home Health Agency Licensing Act and by the
3 Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
4     Optional services, such as transportation and social
5 activities, may be provided.
6     (c) Reimbursement for the program shall be based on the
7 client's level of need and functional impairment, as determined
8 by the Department. Clients must meet all eligibility
9 requirements established by rule. The Department may establish
10 a capitated reimbursement mechanism based on the client's level
11 of need and functional impairment. Reimbursement for program
12 must be made to the Department-contracted provider delivering
13 the services.
14     (d) The Department shall adopt rules and provide oversight
15 for the project, with assistance and advice provided by the
16 Assisted Living and Shared Housing Advisory Board and Assisted
17 Living and Shared Housing Quality of Life Committee.
18     The project may be funded through the Department
19 appropriations that may include Medicaid waiver funds.
20     (20 ILCS 105/4.02b rep.)  (from Ch. 23, par. 6104.02b)
21     Section 10. The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
22 repealing Section 4.02b.".