92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB5957
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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Children and Family  Services  Act  and  the  Illinois      
   Public Aid Code. Provides that if (i) a child is medically ready to be      
   discharged  from  a  hospital  and  is  dependent upon a ventilator to      
   support breathing and (ii) DCFS is responsible for placing  the  child      
   upon   discharge   from  the  hospital  but  cannot  place  the  child      
   immediately upon discharge, with the result that the child remains  in      
   the  hospital pending placement, then until the child is discharged in      
   accordance with a placement by DCFS, DCFS or the Department of  Public      
   Aid  must  continue to reimburse the hospital for care provided to the      
   child at the same rate at which the respective  department  reimburses      
   the hospital for inpatient services.                                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

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


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