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 Bill Status of SB2962  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-COMMUNITY SPOUSE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - David Koehler and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 1, 2022

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-4from Ch. 23, par. 5-4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the community spouse resource allowance to be established and maintained at the maximum amount permitted under a specified provision of the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, or the amount transferred by the institutionalized spouse to the community spouse by court order, whichever is greater (rather than requiring the community spouse resource allowance to be established and maintained at the higher of $109,560 or the minimum level permitted under the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, whichever is greater). Requires the monthly maintenance allowance for the community spouse to be established and maintained at the maximum amount permitted under a specified provision of the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, or the amount transferred by the institutionalized spouse to the community spouse by court order, whichever is greater (rather than requiring the monthly maintenance allowance for the community spouse to be established and maintained at the higher of $2,739 per month or the minimum level permitted under the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, whichever is greater).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/15/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  12/15/2021SenateFirst Reading
  12/15/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/4/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  1/5/2022SenateAssigned to Health
  1/12/2022SenateDo Pass Health; 013-000-000
  1/12/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 1, 2022
  1/12/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

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