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 Bill Status of SB1960  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  PUB AID-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, David Luechtefeld, Deanna Demuzio and Gary Forby

House Sponsors
(Rep. Frank J. Mautino)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-4.2from Ch. 23, par. 5-4.2
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Replaces provisions concerning medical assistance payments for ambulance services. Provides for payment for ground ambulance services under the medical assistance program. Provides that for ground ambulance services provided to a medical assistance recipient on or after July 1, 2009, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall provide payment to ground ambulance services providers for base charges and mileage charges based upon the lesser of the provider's charge, as reflected on the provider's claim form, or the Illinois Medicaid Ambulance Fee Schedule rates. Provides for establishment of the Illinois Medicaid Ambulance Fee Schedule, and provides for a 2-year phase-in of that Schedule. Provides that effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2010, and on each July 1 thereafter, the Department shall update the Illinois Medicaid Ambulance Fee Schedule rates to be in compliance with the Medicare Ambulance Fee Schedule rates for ground ambulance services in effect at the time of the update. Makes other changes in connection with medical assistance payments for ground ambulance services. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning ambulance services payments.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  2/20/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/11/2009SenateTo Public Health Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/11/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Luechtefeld
  3/13/2009SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 3, 2009
  3/24/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  3/24/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/24/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/25/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-000
  3/26/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 30, 2009
  3/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  3/30/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 31, 2009
  4/1/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/1/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/1/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/2/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/2/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/2/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/8/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/23/2010SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  11/30/2010HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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