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Full Text of SB0100  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Ram Villivalam

Filed: 3/22/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 100 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5changing Section 5-2.07 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-2.07)
7    Sec. 5-2.07. Use of Medicaid spend-down. No later than
8July 1, 2007, subject to federal approval of a State Medicaid
9Plan amendment, which shall be sought by the Department of
10Healthcare and Family Services or its successor agency,
11persons described in item 2(a) of Section 5-2, who fail to
12qualify for basic maintenance under Article III of this Code
13on the basis of need because of excess income or assets, or
14both, may establish eligibility for medical assistance by
15paying the amount of their monthly spend-down under this
16Article (as described in 42 CFR 435.831) to the Department of



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1Healthcare and Family Services or its successor agency or by
2having a third party pay that amount to the Department on their
3behalf. A person who uses Medicaid spend-down to qualify for
4medical assistance shall be provided up to 6 consecutive
5months to submit and have medical receipts and bills processed
6by the Department as evidence of payment of the person's
7monthly spend-down amount before becoming ineligible for
8medical assistance under this Section.
9(Source: P.A. 94-847, eff. 1-1-07.)
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
11becoming law.".