Rep. Terra Costa Howard

Filed: 3/15/2024





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4739 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5adding Section 5-2.02 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-2.02 new)
7    Sec. 5-2.02. Notice of changes to Medicaid Mental Health
8Fee Schedule. In order to give providers more time to prepare
9for and implement changes to the Medicaid Mental Health Fee
10Schedule and to ensure that the quality and delivery of
11behavioral health care is not disrupted, the Department shall
12attempt to receive federal approval on any Medicaid Mental
13Health Fee Schedule by publishing any federal required public
14notice and submitting all necessary documentation no later
15than 135 days prior to the effective date of the fee schedule,
16including, but not limited to, submitting any required State



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1Plan amendments to the federal Centers for Medicare and
2Medicaid Services. Claims with a date of service between the
3date the rate increase takes effect and the date the fee
4schedule is published are not subject to timely filing.
5Nothing in this Section shall be construed as a requirement to
6delay or prohibit implementation of rate changes that impact
7enrollee benefits as determined in the sole discretion of the