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 Bill Status of SB2346  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings, Sara Feigenholtz, John Connor, Laura Ellman, Robert F. Martwick, Melinda Bush, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Mattie Hunter and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.12
305 ILCS 5/5-16.11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require prior approval for any medication appropriately prescribed to treat schizophrenia or related illnesses and their associated conditions, that is not used as a chemical restraint or as an unnecessary drug. Provides that antipsychotic prescription medications, including long-acting medications, that are covered under the State's fee-for-service or managed care medical assistance programs and that are prescribed by a licensed physician, licensed psychiatrist, licensed psychologist, licensed advanced practice registered nurse, or a licensed or certified mental health provider with prescriptive authority to treat a mental health condition or disorder shall be provided without imposition of any prior authorization, other utilization management requirements, or any other restriction as specified under the amendatory Act. Requires managed care entities to use a pharmacy formulary that at least meets the requirements of the amendatory Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/23/2021SenateDirected to Multiple Committees Behavioral and Mental Health, Appropriations-Health Subcommittee
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

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