Bill Status of HB1803 100th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-DENTAL SERVICES-VETS
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez, Kathleen Willis, Silvana Tabares, Sara Feigenholtz and Will Guzzardi
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision requiring the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to determine the quantity and quality of medical services provided under the State's Medical Assistance Program, provides that such services may include dental and periodontal prevention and treatment services for residents of long term care facilities and adults diagnosed with a developmental disability or an acquired disability that is permanent and irreversible and that occurred prior to age 21. Provides that on or after July 1, 2017, the Department shall provide dental services, including periodontal prevention and treatment and prescription eyeglasses to veterans and their dependents. Effective immediately.