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 Bill Status of HB4779  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Avery Bourne - Jerry Lee Long

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to provide coverage for applied behavior analysis and other social therapies for children with autism who otherwise qualify for medical assistance. Requires the Department to establish, by rule, treatment criteria and reimbursement methodologies for the covered services. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Avery Bourne
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/14/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Lee Long
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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