Bill Status of HB3885 97th General Assembly
Short Description: DHFS-INCOME VERIFICATION
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Patricia R. Bellock
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Personnel Code. Provides that 20 selected Senior Public Service Administrator positions within the Department of Healthcare and Family Services designated by the Director of that agency as requiring specific knowledge of healthcare administration, healthcare finance, healthcare data analytics, or information technology are exempt from jurisdiction B under certain conditions. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law, rule, regulation, or provision of any kind, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may procure goods and services for the verification of income and eligibility from a vendor as an emergency procurement to meet the agency's responsibilities, and may enter into a contract following that emergency procurement for not more than 18 months and sets forth procurement procedures for this type of transaction. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, notwithstanding the provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code to the contrary, to expedite the expansion of electronic verification of income, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may contract with an income verification service vendor for a contract term of up to 18 months in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code and that the services of the vendor shall be available for verification of eligibility for any means-tested health benefits programs administered by the Department. Effective immediately.