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 Bill Status of SB1623  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-MENTAL HEALTH-MEDS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Doris Turner - Michael E. Hastings - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Karina Villa, Mattie Hunter, Adriane Johnson, Emil Jones, III, Sara Feigenholtz and Julie A. Morrison

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12d new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for the purpose of removing barriers to the timely treatment of serious mental illnesses, prior authorization mandates and utilization management controls shall not be imposed under the fee-for-service and managed care medical assistance programs on any FDA approved prescription drug that is recognized by a generally accepted standard medical reference as effective in the treatment of conditions specified in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for the purpose of removing barriers to the timely treatment of serious mental illnesses, insurance cost containment prior authorization mandates and insurance utilization management controls shall not be imposed under the fee-for-service and managed care medical assistance programs on any FDA approved prescription drug that is recognized by a generally accepted standard medical reference as effective in the treatment of conditions specified in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateDirected to Multiple Committees Behavioral and Mental Health Committee, Appropriations-Health Subcommittee
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/16/2021SenatePostponed - Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/23/2021SenatePostponed - Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/8/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/8/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Behavioral and Mental Health; 007-004-000
  4/14/2021SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  4/14/2021SenateTo Appropriations- Health
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/30/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  6/15/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison

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