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 Bill Status of HB2707  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Norine K. Hammond

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5
305 ILCS 5/12-4.49 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to provide medical assistance coverage for diabetes education provided by a certified diabetes education provider for children with Type 1 diabetes who are under the age of 18. Defines "certified diabetes education provider" to mean a professional who has undergone training and certification under conditions approved by the American Association of Diabetes Educators or a successor association of professionals. Defines "Type 1 diabetes" to have the same meaning ascribed to it by the American Diabetes Association or any successor association. Requires the Department to establish a 2-year countywide Medicaid Pilot Program for Diabetes Self-Management Training that covers consultation sessions on blood glucose monitoring, dietary restrictions and options, lifestyle modification, family and community support roles, early appropriate insulin or other medication initiation and administration, and awareness of specific disease-related conditions including hypoglycemia. Contains provisions concerning a reimbursement formula; required competencies for diabetes educators; education standards for diabetes educators; work experience; continuing education; and reporting requirements. Effective January 1, 2016.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/20/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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