Bill Status of SB2578  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-LIVE-IN CAREGIVER WAIVER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Doris Turner and Mary Edly-Allen

House Sponsors
(Rep. Dagmara Avelar)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/9/2024HouseArrived in House

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-47 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, in accordance with federal guidance issued by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall exempt from electronic visit verification requirements all live-in caregivers who provide Medicaid-funded personal care services or home health care services under the Illinois Title XIX State Plan or a waiver of the plan, including personal care services and home health care services provided under various home and community-based services waiver programs authorized under the Social Security Act. Defines "live-in caregiver". Grants the Department rulemaking authority. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-47 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-52 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to exempt from electronic visit verification requirements all live-in caregivers who provide personal care services under the Adults with Developmental Disabilities waiver and the Support Waiver for Children and Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Defines "live-in caregiver" and permits the Department to adopt any rules necessary to implement the amendatory Act, including rules on the form and manner in which a caregiver must verify that he or she meets the definition of "live-in caregiver". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  5/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  5/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2024SenateAssigned to Health and Human Services
  3/13/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  3/13/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
  3/20/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health and Human Services
  3/20/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/21/2024SenateDo Pass as Amended Health and Human Services; 008-000-000
  3/21/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 22, 2024
  3/22/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 9, 2024
  4/9/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-018-000
  4/9/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/17/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar