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 Bill Status of SB2970  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INSURANCE-MEDICAID-WAIVER-ACA

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sue Rezin - Win Stoller

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/6.17 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.53 new
305 ILCS 5/5-45 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act) that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Provides that the State or an agency of the executive branch may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Prohibits the State from applying for any federal waiver that would permit an individual or group health insurance plan to reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the Affordable Care Act that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Provides that the State or an agency of the executive branch may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Prohibits the State or an agency of the executive branch from applying for any federal Medicaid waiver that would result in more restrictive standards, methodologies, procedures, or other requirements than those that were in effect in Illinois as of January 1, 2017 for the Medical Assistance Program, the Children's Health Insurance Program, or any other medical assistance program in Illinois operating under any existing federal waiver authorized by specified provisions of the Social Security Act. Provides that the State or an agency of the executive branch may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through joint resolution. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/15/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  12/15/2021SenateFirst Reading
  12/15/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/5/2022SenateAssigned to Insurance
  1/12/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Win Stoller
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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