|Public Act 096-0206
||LRB096 04533 DRJ 14587 b
AN ACT concerning public aid.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
changing Section 11-6 as follows:
(305 ILCS 5/11-6)
(from Ch. 23, par. 11-6)
Decisions on applications.
Within 10 days after
a decision is
reached on an application, the applicant
notified in writing of the decision.
If the applicant resides
in a facility licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act or a
supportive living facility authorized under Section 5-5.01a,
the facility shall also receive written notice of the decision,
provided that the notification is related to a Department
payment for services received by the applicant in the facility.
Only facilities enrolled in and subject to a provider agreement
under the medical assistance program under Article V may
receive such notices of decisions.
The Department shall
consider eligibility for, and the notice shall contain a
decision on, each
of the following assistance programs for
which the client may be
eligible based on the information
contained in the application: Temporary
Assistance to Needy
Families, Medical Assistance, Aid to the Aged, Blind
Disabled, General Assistance (in the City of Chicago), and food