Bill Status of HB5911 97th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-ALLKIDS-MORATORIUM
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Health Insurance Program Act, the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act, and the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes language providing that there shall be a 2-year moratorium on eligibility expansions under the Children's Health Insurance Program, the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance program, and the State's medical assistance program and instead provides that the moratorium shall be in effect for either (i) a period of 2 years after January 25, 2011 (the effective date of Public Act 96-1501), or (ii) until the State expands eligibility for legal residents with incomes up to 133% of the federal poverty level as mandated by the provisions of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, whichever is longer. Effective immediately.