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Full Text of SB1773  100th General Assembly


Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

Filed: 2/7/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1773, AS AMENDED,
3with reference to page and line numbers of House Amendment No.
44 as follows:
5on page 52, line 15, by replacing "and 5A-16 as" with "5A-16,
6and 5A-17 as"; and
7on page 131, immediately below line 15, by inserting the
9    "(c) This Section does not apply to Section 5A-17."; and
10on page 133, immediately below line 8, by inserting the
12    "(305 ILCS 5/5A-17 new)
13    Sec. 5A-17. Safety-Net Gap Payments.
14    (a) Payments under this Section are to protect access to



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1care in vulnerable communities served by safety-net hospitals.
2Payments made under this Section must be made in State Fiscal
3Year 2019 and each subsequent State Fiscal Year during any
4month for which federal financial participation under Title XIX
5of the Social Security Act is not available for the payments
6under Section 5A-12.5 or the payments under subsections (d) and
7(f) of Section 14-12.
8    (b) For the purposes of this Section, safety-net hospitals
9which qualify for payments under this Section are:
10        (1) hospitals which meet the criteria under Section
11    5-5e.1 for the period October 1, 2016 through September 30,
12    2017; or
13        (2) hospitals licensed as Illinois freestanding
14    psychiatric hospitals which meet the criteria under
15    Section 5-5e.1 for the period October 1, 2016 through
16    September 30, 2017 with the exception of licensure as a
17    general acute-care hospital.
18    (c) Payments made under this Section in each State Fiscal
19Year beginning with State Fiscal Year 2019 must be made to each
20hospital in an amount equal to what the hospital received in
21State Fiscal Year 2018 under Section 5A-12.5 and the payments
22under subsections (d) and (f) of Section 14-12.
23    (d) If a new payment program is approved by the federal
24Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to receive federal
25financial participation under Title XIX of the Social Security
26Act which replaces the payments authorized under Sections



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15A-12.2, 5A-12.4, and 5A-12.5 and under subsection (d) of
2Section 14-12, then any payments made under the new program
3which retroactively overlap time periods in which a payment was
4made under this Section must be reduced by the Department in
5the respective time period by the amount of the safety-net gap
6payment made under this Section.
7    (e) Payments under this Section must be made regardless of
8federal approval for federal financial participation under
9Title XIX of the Social Security Act. Section 5A-15 is
10inapplicable to this Section.".