RAUSCHENBERGER-LIGHTFORD-TROTTER-LAUZEN, DEL VALLE AND HENDON.
MEDICAID-HOSPITAL PAYMNT STUDY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Creates a Medicaid Hospital
Payment Task Force to conduct a comprehensive study of the Medicaid
program to ascertain the adequacy of rates for inpatient and
outpatient hospital care to ensure the continued availability of
hospital care in this State. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to add
provisions substantially similar to those of the bill as introduced,
with changes that include the following: (1) eliminates certain
legislative findings concerning Medicaid payments to hospitals; (2)
changes the name of the task force to the Medicaid Hospital and
Physician Payment Task Force and directs the task force to consider
Medicaid payment rates for physicians as well as for hospitals; (3)
adds one person recommended by the Cook County Bureau of Health
Services and 2 persons recommended by the Illinois State Medical
Society as members of the task force; (4) deletes one person
recommended by the Illinois Catholic Health Association as a member of
the task force; and (5) repeals the provisions concerning the task
force on January 1, 2004. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: NOV-21-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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