90th General Assembly
Summary of HB3581
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Short description: 
PUB AID-CHOICE OF OPTOMETRISTS                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.  In provisions outlining the      
   medical services to be covered for recipients  of  medical  assistance      
   under  the  Code  provides  that in order to ensure patient freedom of      
   choice, the Department of Public Aid shall immediately promulgate  all      
   rules  and  take all other necessary actions so that provided services      
   may be accessed from therapeutically  certified  optometrists  to  the      
   full  extent  of  the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 without      
   discrimination  from  other   like   service   providers.    Effective      
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          HB 3581 fails to create a State mandate.                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Public Aid)                                     
          HB 3581 has no fiscal impact on this Dept.                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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