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 Bill Status of HB2845  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-AUTISM SPECTRUM

House Sponsors
Rep. Deb Conroy - Robert Martwick - Kathleen Willis - Michael P. McAuliffe - Dan Brady, Kelly M. Burke, Terra Costa Howard, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Maurice A. West, II, Karina Villa, Mary Edly-Allen, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Emanuel Chris Welch, Anne Stava-Murray, Sara Feigenholtz, Elizabeth Hernandez, Amy Grant, Joyce Mason, Katie Stuart and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-30.11 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a Medicaid managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Act must provide individuals under 21 years of age coverage for the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders to the extent that the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders are not already covered by the Medicaid managed care plan. Provides that the coverage provided for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders shall not be subject to any limits on the number of visits to a service provider, but shall be subject to copayment, deductible, and coinsurance provisions of a Medicaid managed care plan to the extent that other medical services covered by the Medicaid managed care plan are subject to these provisions. Provides that the provisions of the amendatory Act shall not be construed as limiting benefits that are otherwise available to an individual under a Medicaid managed care plan and benefits provided under the amendatory Act may not be subject to dollar limits, deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance provisions that are less favorable to the insured than the dollar limits, deductibles, or coinsurance provisions that apply to physical illness generally. Requires a provider of treatment for autism spectrum disorders to furnish, upon request to the reimbursing managed care organization, medical records, clinical notes, or other necessary data that substantiate that initial or continued medical treatment is medically necessary and is resulting in improved clinical status. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  2/19/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Mental Health Committee
  2/28/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  2/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/1/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/14/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/14/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Mental Health Committee; 018-000-000
  3/14/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/18/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/18/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/26/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/22/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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