Bill Status of HB2502 9th General Assembly
Short Description: COMPLEX NEEDS PATIENT ACT
Rep. Esther Golar - John M. Cabello - David R. Leitch - JoAnn D. Osmond, Daniel J. Burke, Lou Lang, Mike Bost, Emanuel Chris Welch, Elizabeth Hernandez and Barbara Wheeler
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Complex Needs Patient Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to provide separate recognition within the State's Medicaid program for individually configured complex rehabilitation technology products and services for complex needs patients. Defines "complex needs patient" to mean an individual with a diagnosis or medical condition that results in significant physical or functional needs and capacities. Provides that the separate recognition for technology products and services for complex needs patients shall take into consideration the customized nature of complex rehabilitation technology and the broad range of services necessary to meet the unique medical and functional needs of people with complex medical needs. Provides that the Department shall require complex needs patients receiving complex rehabilitation technology to be evaluated by a qualified health care professional and a qualified complex rehabilitation technology professional. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed in this State after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall adopt the regulations and policies outlined in the Complex Needs Patient Act. Effective immediately.