Bill Status of SB2047 97th General Assembly
Short Description: KIDCARE-MEDICAID-ASSET LIMITS
Sen. Carole Pankau - Kirk W. Dillard - Kyle McCarter
| 1/8/2013||Senate||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 Illinois Public Aid Code. In connection with eligibility for the KidCare and Covering ALL KIDS programs, sets an asset limit of $10,000, excluding the value of the child's residence and the value of a vehicle (other than a recreational vehicle) used for transportation. Makes changes concerning the reporting of changes in income and other circumstances that affect eligibility, and provides that a failure to report is a Class A misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $10,000 under the public assistance fraud provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code; also provides for repayment of an amount equal to benefits that were wrongly received. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to promulgate rules necessary to implement the changes made by this amendatory Act. Further provides that the Department shall implement these rules by January 1, 2012. Makes the reporting, penalty, and rulemaking provisions also applicable to the FamilyCare program under the Children's Health Insurance Program Act. Effective immediately.