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 Bill Status of HB1033  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-OTC MEDICATIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael W. Tryon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12b new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that over-the-counter medications that are prescribed to a recipient of medical assistance by a physician, a physician's assistant, a nurse practitioner, or any other medical care provider qualified to prescribe medications shall be covered under the State's medical assistance program. Provides that pharmacies providing prescribed over-the-counter medications shall be reimbursed at the same rate determined by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services for prescription medications covered under the State's medical assistance program. Requires the Department to establish guidelines and standards by administrative rule on the documentation, if any, a medical care provider must submit when prescribing an over-the-counter medication to a recipient of aid under the Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  1/30/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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