(305 ILCS 5/5-5.26)
Multiple sclerosis; home services; waiver.
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall apply for a waiver of federal law and regulations to the extent necessary to claim federal financial participation for medical assistance for services provided under the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program for persons with multiple sclerosis who are (i) over 60 years of age, and (ii) have assets not exceeding $17,500. In determining whether a person's assets meet this requirement, the Department must disregard retirement assets up to a total of $500,000 and disregard all life insurance assets.
(Source: P.A. 95-744, eff. 7-18-08.)