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 Bill Status of HB2456  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS

House Sponsors
Rep. Lindsey LaPointe - Dagmara Avelar - Maurice A. West, II, Nicholas K. Smith, Aaron M. Ortiz, Camille Y. Lilly and Michelle Mussman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/19/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12f new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for the purpose of removing barriers to the timely treatment of serious mental illnesses, prior authorization mandates and utilization management controls shall not be imposed under the fee-for-service and managed care medical assistance programs on any FDA-approved prescription drug that is recognized by a generally accepted standard medical reference as effective in the treatment of conditions specified in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association. Provides that the following shall be permitted for prescription drugs covered under the amendatory Act: (i) clinically appropriate drug utilization review (DUR) edits, including, but not limited to, drug-to-drug, drug-age, and drug-dose; (ii) generic drug substitution if a generic drug is available for the prescribed medication in the same dosage and formulation; and (iii) any utilization management control that is necessary for the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to comply with any current consent decrees or federal waivers. Defines "serious mental illness".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  2/15/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Health & Human Services Committee
  3/1/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/1/2023HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/9/2023HouseTo Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommittee
  3/10/2023HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 19, 2023
  3/13/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/13/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/13/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/19/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman

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