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Full Text of HB0809  95th General Assembly


Human Services Committee

Adopted in House Comm. on Mar 14, 2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 809 on page 1, after
3 line 3, by inserting the following:
4     "Section 2. The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
5 changing Section 4.03 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 105/4.03)  (from Ch. 23, par. 6104.03)
7     Sec. 4.03. The Department on Aging, in cooperation with the
8 Department of Human Services and any other appropriate State,
9 local or federal agency, shall, without regard to income
10 guidelines, establish a nursing home prescreening program to
11 determine whether Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders
12 victims, and persons who are deemed as blind or disabled as
13 defined by the Social Security Act and who are in need of long
14 term care, may be satisfactorily cared for in their homes
15 through the use of home and community based services.
16 Responsibility for prescreening shall be vested with case



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1 coordination units. Prescreening shall occur: (i) when
2 hospital discharge planners have advised the case coordination
3 unit of the imminent risk of nursing home placement of a
4 patient who meets the above criteria and in advance of
5 discharge of the patient; or (ii) when a case coordination unit
6 has been advised of the imminent risk of nursing home placement
7 of an individual in the community. The individual who is
8 prescreened shall be informed of all appropriate options,
9 including placement in a nursing home and the availability of
10 in-home and community-based services and shall be advised of
11 her or his right to refuse nursing home, in-home,
12 community-based, or all services. Case coordination units
13 under contract with the Department may charge a fee for the
14 prescreening provided under this Section and the fee shall be
15 no greater than the cost of such services to the case
16 coordination unit.
17 (Source: P.A. 89-21, eff. 7-1-95; 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)"; and
18 on page 1, by replacing lines 13 through 15 with the following:
19 "nursing facility, the hospital must notify the case
20 coordination unit, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 240.260, at
21 least 24 hours prior to discharge or, if home health services
22 are".