92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0608
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MEDICAID-NURSING HOME RATES                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.   In  provisions  concerning      
   rates  paid  to nursing homes under the Medicaid program, provides for      
   new rates taking effect on July 1, 2001.  Provides for a  new  payment      
   methodology for the nursing component of the rate effective January 1,      
   2002  and  for  a  phasing-in  of  rates  based  on  the  new  payment      
   methodology.  Effective immediately.                                        
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Deletes  amendatory   provisions   concerning   a   new   payment      
   methodology  for  the nursing component of Medicaid nursing home rates      
   to take effect January 1, 2002.                                             
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                
        Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides      
   that Medicaid nursing home rates taking effect July 1, 2001 and each        
   subsequent year shall be computed using the most recent cost reports        
   on file with the Department of Public Aid no later than April 1, 2000       
   updated for inflation to January 1, 2001. For rates effective July 1,       
   2001 only, rates shall be the greater of the rate computed for that         
   date or the rate effective on June 30, 2001. Effective immediately.         
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Public Aid)                               
          SB 608 has a fiscal impact of $82 million in FY 02 and               
          $89 million thereafter.                                              
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0031

   Last action date: JUN-28-2001

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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