Bill Status of HB2716 101st General Assembly
Short Description: DHFS-LONG-TERM CARE
Rep. Robyn Gabel
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, on January 1, 2020, all powers and duties of the Department of Human Services related to processing and administering eligibility for individuals with Medicaid long-term care benefits and any and all individuals applying for Medicaid who also apply for Medicaid long-term care benefits shall be transferred to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, including, but not be limited to, the transfer of all powers and duties of the Department of Human Services related to eligibility determinations, redeterminations, admission approvals, income and address changes, appeals, and all associated tasks. Provides that all personnel, property, materials, supplies, and funds associated with the completion of these functions shall be transferred from the Department of Human Services to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, including the transfer of all 3 Department of Human Services' Medical Field Operations offices (Long Term Care), and all other resources or personnel located outside those 3 offices who administer the functions of or provide support to those offices. Provides that all rules, standards, policies, and procedures adopted by the Department of Human Services shall continue in effect as the rules, standards, policies, and procedures of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services until they are modified or abolished by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Effective immediately.