Bill Status of HB3459 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-SOCIAL WORKER-PAYMENT
Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that services provided by licensed professional counselors and licensed social workers shall be covered under the medical assistance program, subject to federal approval. Provides that no later than December 31, 2021, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall develop a payment methodology for services provided by licensed professional counselors and licensed social workers and shall submit to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services a Title XIX State Plan amendment to implement the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.