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Full Text of HB6060  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning public aid.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5changing Section 5-5.1 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-5.1)  (from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.1)
7    Sec. 5-5.1. Grouping of Facilities. The Department of
8Healthcare and Family Services shall, for purposes of payment,
9provide for groupings of nursing facilities. Factors to be
10considered in grouping facilities may include, but are not
11limited to, size, age, patient mix, percentage of Medicaid
12funded residents, or geographical area.
13    The groupings developed under this Section shall be
14considered in determining reasonable cost reimbursement
15formulas. However, this Section shall not preclude the
16Department from recognizing and evaluating the cost of capital
17on a facility-by-facility basis.
18    A resident of a nursing facility whose application for long
19term care benefits is awaiting final action shall be included
20in the calculation as a Medicaid funded resident.
21(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)