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 Bill Status of SB0481  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEAS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Donne E. Trotter - Terry Link, Carole Pankau and Jeffrey M. Schoenberg

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-2.07 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that under the Medicaid program, a person who has been diagnosed with diabetes or hypertension, or who has a family history of kidney disease, may be evaluated for kidney disease through routine clinical laboratory assessments of kidney function. Provides that a chronic kidney patient may receive coverage of diagnostic and health care services that have been certified by the patient's treating physician as having clinical benefit for managing risk factors that prolong kidney function or delay progression to kidney replacement therapy, managing risk factors for bone disease and cardiovascular disease associated with chronic kidney disease, improving the nutritional status of a person with chronic kidney disease, or correcting anemia associated with chronic kidney disease.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/16/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/17/2005SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  2/24/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/24/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  2/24/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/2/2005SenatePostponed - Health & Human Services
  3/2/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/17/2005SenatePostponed - Health & Human Services
  3/18/2005SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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