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 Bill Status of SB1566  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-HOME HLTH CARE SRVCS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Cunningham

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.27 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to disregard life insurance assets up to a total of $200,000 when determining whether a person 60 years of age or older meets the income and asset eligibility requirements for home and community based services authorized under the Social Security Act. Provides that if the asset disregard requires federal approval, the Department shall submit the necessary application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a waiver or State Plan amendment to implement the asset disregard. Provides that implementation of the asset disregard shall be contingent on federal approval of the waiver or State Plan amendment.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass Human Services; 010-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

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