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Full Text of SB1707  100th General Assembly


Rep. Gregory Harris

Filed: 8/22/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1707 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5adding Section 5-30.6 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-30.6 new)
7    Sec. 5-30.6. Purchase of care contracts;
8provider-sponsored, not-for-profit managed care organizations.
9    (a) As used in this Section, "provider-sponsored,
10not-for-profit managed care organization" means any
11non-governmental not-for-profit, hospital-sponsored, managed
12care organization that has provided services to the State of
13Illinois for at least 10 years.
14    (b) It is hereby declared to be the public policy of the
15State of Illinois to encourage the Department to utilize
16provider-sponsored, not-for-profit managed care organizations



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1and minority-owned managed care organizations serving
2lower-income and minority populations for the provision of
3health care services for the Department's Medicaid Managed Care
4Program and to take affirmative steps to remove any barriers
5for the full participation of such managed care organizations
6in opportunities afforded by the Department.
7    (c) In any procurement and resulting award for health care
8services or any purchase of care, any provider-sponsored,
9not-for-profit managed care organization or minority-owned
10managed care organization providing health care services in
11Cook County under an existing contract with the Department at
12the time the procurement is initiated is exempt from fulfilling
13any formal procurement requirements and is allowed to continue
14providing such services. Notwithstanding any procurement and
15resulting award for health care services or any purchase of
16care, the Department is prohibited from terminating any
17existing contract between the Department and any
18provider-sponsored, not-for-profit managed care organization
19or minority-owned managed care organization then providing
20health care services in Cook County under an existing contract,
21and any renewal thereof, with the Department for any reason in
22the absence of a material breach to the then existing contract
23and any renewal thereof. Additionally, the Department shall
24take all necessary steps to ensure that the enrollment with
25each such managed care organization in Cook County shall not be
26diminished by any action of the Department.



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1    (d) This Section applies to any procurement conducted after
2the enactment of this amendatory Act of the 100th General
3Assembly and to any procurement conducted prior to the
4enactment of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly
5that seeks to award or has awarded contracts during fiscal year
7    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8becoming law.".