Bill Status of HB3285 99th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-MCO-ENROLLEE RIGHTS
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Michael D. Unes, Daniel J. Burke, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., David R. Leitch, Mary E. Flowers, C.D. Davidsmeyer and Emanuel Chris Welch
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning certain requirements care coordination services must conform to when such services are provided to enrollees participating in the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative Demonstration Project, adds the requirement that all rights guaranteed an enrollee under federal and State law be protected, including the right of an enrollee to select his or her own physician. In a provision concerning continuity of care for nursing home residents transitioning to a managed care organization, provides that the managed care organization shall, within 24 hours of receiving a request, change an enrollee's primary care provider and notify the enrollee in writing. Provides that if the enrollee states that a medical emergency exists, the managed care organization shall make the necessary changes immediately and notify by phone all involved parties followed by a written confirmation. Effective immediately.