Bill Status of HB4736  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAL FRAGILE TECH DEPENDENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Patricia R. Bellock - Tom Demmer - Carol Ammons - Gregory Harris, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Natalie Phelps Finnie and Frances Ann Hurley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Pamela J. Althoff - Patricia Van Pelt - John F. Curran, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina Castro and Laura M. Murphy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/21/2018HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-2b


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require children made eligible for medical assistance through any home and community-based services waiver program for medically fragile and technology dependent children authorized under the Social Security Act to enroll in or transition to the State's managed care medical assistance program. Provides that any medically fragile and technology dependent child who is enrolled in the State's managed care medical assistance program on or before the effective date of the amendatory Act shall be given the option to disenroll from the State's managed care medical assistance program and receive medical assistance coverage under the State's traditional fee-for-service program.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-30a new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require the following children to enroll in or transition to the State's managed care medical assistance program: (1) children who are authorized by the Department to receive in-home shift nursing services as required by federal regulations concerning Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment services; and (2) children made eligible for medical assistance through any home and community-based services waiver program for medically fragile and technology dependent children authorized under the Social Security Act. Provides that any children who meet the criteria under item (1) or (2) and who are enrolled in the State's managed care medical assistance program on or before the effective date of the amendatory Act shall be given the option to disenroll from the State's managed care medical assistance program and receive medical assistance coverage under the State's traditional fee-for-service program.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2018HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  4/11/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  4/24/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  4/25/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 014-000-000
  4/27/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/27/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 090-001-000
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/1/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/1/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/1/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/1/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/2/2018SenateAssigned to Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/10/2018SenateDo Pass Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care; 008-001-000
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/10/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  5/17/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
  5/23/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-003-000
  5/23/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  6/21/2018HouseSent to the Governor