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   305 ILCS 5/5-5.22 new                                                       

        Amends the Illinois Public Aid  Code.  Provides  that  under  the      
   Medicaid  program,  with  respect  to  facilities  licensed  under the      
   Nursing Home Care Act, the Department of Public Aid may  not  initiate      
   or  reinstate  inspections  of  care  before  July  1, 2004. Effective      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that the Section concerning the inspections  of  nursing      
   home  care  does  not  prohibit  a  facility  from  requesting nor the      
   Department of Public Aid from conducting interim inspections  of  care      
   if  the  facility  meets the requirements outlined in the Department's      
   rules in effect on November 15, 2001.                                       
          FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Department of Public Aid)                      
          The Department estimates that evaluating the services delivered      
          to Medicaid clients in long term care facilities could decrease      
          expenditures in the Medical Assistance Program by $17.5 million      
          annually; administrative costs to the Department may cost up to      
          $1 million annually. The Department is preparing to conduct          
          IOCs as a component of the Governor's actions for balancing the      
   FEB-08-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-08-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-08-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-13-2002  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HUMAN SERVS           
   FEB-22-2002  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-HUMAN SERVS   H    
   FEB-22-2002  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   FEB-22-2002  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             009-000-000   HHSV    
   FEB-22-2002  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-19-2002  H  FISCAL NOTE FILED AS AMENDED             BY HOUSE AMEND #1     
   MAR-19-2002  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   MAR-22-2002  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-22-2002  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-03-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 MCGUIRE               
   APR-05-2002  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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