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 Bill Status of SB1891  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-FUNERAL POLICY-EXEMPT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann

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. Provides that in determining the assets of an individual applying for medical assistance, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall disregard the cash value of a life insurance policy or pre-paid funeral and burial contract or the equity value of any other assets which are intended to be used to pay the funeral and burial expenses of the individual. 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
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred 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
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

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