Bill Status of SB2440 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: DHFS-MEDICALLY TAILORED MEALS
Sen. Steve Stadelman
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that medically tailored meals shall be covered under the medical assistance program for persons otherwise eligible for medical assistance. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for any federal waivers or approvals necessary to implement the amendatory Act. Provides that upon federal approval, the Department shall at a minimum determine by rule (i) a list of qualifying medical conditions or illnesses a person must be diagnosed with to be eligible for medically tailored meals and (ii) the number of medically tailored meals an eligible person shall receive coverage for per day.