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 Bill Status of HB3278  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jil Tracy - Chris Nybo - Dwight Kay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
305 ILCS 5/11-22from Ch. 23, par. 11-22
305 ILCS 5/11-22afrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22a
305 ILCS 5/11-22bfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22b
305 ILCS 5/11-22cfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22c
330 ILCS 126/Act rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Act. Creates the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Program under the Act. Provides for administration of the program by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Sets forth eligibility requirements for veterans. Requires the Department to purchase or provide health care benefits for eligible veterans that are identical to the benefits provided to adults under the State's Medicaid program, except for nursing facility services and non-emergency transportation. Includes provisions for co-payments and monthly premiums for health care services. Gives the Department a charge upon claims and causes of action and a right of subrogation, and gives the Department the right to recover the reasonable value of benefits provided. Requires an annual report to the General Assembly by January 1 of each year beginning in 2012. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to add cross-references to the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Act. Repeals the Veterans' Health Insurance Program Act of 2008. Repeals the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Act on January 1, 2015. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jil Tracy
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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