MYERS,RICHARD, ERWIN, DAVIS,MONIQUE, SAVIANO, KLINGLER,
MCGUIRE, WOOLARD, LANG, CURRY,JULIE, MAUTINO, O'BRIEN,
COWLISHAW, MCKEON, SHARP AND MATHIAS.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid
Code. Provides that the Medicaid program may include reimbursement
for behavioral health services and mental health services. Authorizes
the Department of Public Aid to provide for the services of persons
licensed as a clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, or
clinical professional counselor in supplying medical assistance.
Prohibits the Department's rules from requiring that services for a
specific Medicaid recipient provided by a licensed clinical
psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, or licensed clinical
professional counselor be recommended by a physician. Effective
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
In provisions adding behavioral health services and mental health
services to the list of services reimbursable under Medicaid, deletes
the references to definitions in the provisions concerning a system
for integrated health care services. In provisions concerning
authorized practitioners under the Medicaid program, deletes provision
added by the bill concerning authorization of physicians' services in
connection with behavioral health services and mental health services.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5
Deletes all changes to the provisions concerning the list of
services reimbursable under Medicaid.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Department of Public Aid)
The estimated fiscal impact to IDPA is $17.5 to $22.5 million.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1, 2 (Department of Public Aid)
Same as previous note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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