Bill Status of HB5919 99th General Assembly
Short Description: DHFS-AMBULANCES-RATE PROGRAM
Rep. David R. Leitch - William Davis - Patricia R. Bellock - Jehan Gordon-Booth
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to implement an average commercial rate supplemental payment program for ground ambulance service providers for dates of service beginning no later than July 1, 2016. Provides that no later than September 30, 2016, the Department must submit to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a State plan amendment to implement an average commercial rate supplemental payment program. Provides that the Department must require managed care organizations, including managed care community networks, to pay the CMS approved average commercial rates in coordination with the Department. Effective immediately.