Bill Status of SB0608 100th General Assembly
Short Description: MOBILE SPECIALTY CARE PROVIDER
Sen. Antonio Muñoz
| 4/7/2017||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that mobile specialty care providers that serve children enrolled in a managed care organization shall not be required to obtain prior authorization in order to receive reimbursement for all services within the normal scope of chronic disease management, including, but not limited to, asthma, diabetes, obesity, and reproductive health. Requires mobile specialty care providers to make all reasonable attempts, as defined by rule of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, to connect the children they serve to their primary care physician or an appropriate hospital defined as a Safety-Net Hospital under the Code to maintain a proper medical home. Defines "mobile specialty care provider". Requires the Department to adopt any rules necessary to implement these provisions. Effective July 1, 2017.