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Public Act 096-1538





Public Act 096-1538
HB6063 EnrolledLRB096 19136 KTG 34527 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
changing Section 4.02c as follows:
    (20 ILCS 105/4.02c)
    Sec. 4.02c. Comprehensive Care in Residential Settings
Demonstration Project.
    (a) The Department may establish and fund a demonstration
program of bundled services designed to support the specialized
needs of clients who qualify for Community Care Program
services and reside in projects designated by the Department as
Comprehensive Care Residential Settings. currently residing in
projects that were formerly designated as Community Based
Residential Facilities. Participating Designated projects must
hold a valid license, which remains unsuspended, unrevoked, and
unexpired, under the provisions of the Assisted Living and
Shared Housing Act.
    (b) The designated projects in the demonstration program
must include, at a minimum:
        (1) 3 meals per day;
        (2) routine housekeeping services;
        (3) 24-hour-a-day security;
        (4) an emergency response system;
        (5) personal laundry and linen service;
        (6) assistance with activities of daily living;
        (7) medication management; and
        (8) money management.
    Optional services, such as transportation and social
activities, may be provided.
    (c) Reimbursement for the program shall be based on the
client's level of need and functional impairment, as determined
by the Department. Clients must meet all eligibility
requirements established by rule. The Department may establish
a capitated reimbursement mechanism based on the client's level
of need and functional impairment. Reimbursement for program
must be made to the Department-contracted provider delivering
the services.
    (d) The Department shall adopt rules and provide oversight
for the project, with assistance and advice provided by the
Community Care Program Advisory Committee Assisted Living and
Shared Housing Advisory Board and Assisted Living and Shared
Housing Quality of Life Committee.
    The project may be funded through the Department
appropriations that may include Medicaid waiver funds.
    (e) The Department, in consultation with the Assisted
Living and Shared Housing Advisory Board, may report to the
General Assembly on the results of the demonstration project.
The report may include, without limitation, any
recommendations for changes or improvements, including changes
or improvements in the administration of the program and an
(Source: P.A. 96-918, eff. 6-9-10.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 3/4/2011