WATSON AND DONAHUE.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes technical changes in
a Section concerning pharmacy payments under the Medicaid program.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds an immediate effective date.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5.22 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides
that with respect to facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care
Act, the Department of Public Aid may not initiate or reinstate
inspections of care before July 1, 2003. Also provides that nothing
prohibits a facility from requesting, nor the Department from
conducting, an interim inspection of care if the facility meets the
requirements outlined in the Department's rules in effect on November
15, 2001. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (Department of Public Health)
The Department estimates that evaluating the services delivered
to Medicaid clients in long term care facilities could decrease
expenditures in the Medical Assistance Program by $17.5 million
annually; administrative costs to the Department may total up
to $1 million annually. The Department is preparing to conduct
IOCs component of the Governor's actions for balancing the bud-
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0725
Last action date: JUL-25-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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