92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0151
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PUBLIC AID-TECH                                                            

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.  Makes technical changes  in      
   a Section concerning pharmacy payments under the Medicaid program.          
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Adds an immediate effective date.                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          305 ILCS 5/5-5.12                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          305 ILCS 5/5-5.22 new                                                
        Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides      
   that with respect to facilities licensed under the Nursing  Home  Care      
   Act,  the  Department  of  Public  Aid  may  not initiate or reinstate      
   inspections of care before July 1, 2003. Also  provides  that  nothing      
   prohibits   a  facility  from  requesting,  nor  the  Department  from      
   conducting, an interim inspection of care if the  facility  meets  the      
   requirements  outlined in the Department's rules in effect on November      
   15, 2001. Effective immediately.                                            
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (Department of Public Health)                    
          The Department estimates that evaluating the services delivered      
          to Medicaid clients in long term care facilities could decrease      
          expenditures in the Medical Assistance Program by $17.5 million      
          annually; administrative costs to the Department may total up        
          to $1 million annually. The Department is preparing to conduct       
          IOCs component of the Governor's actions for balancing the bud-      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0725

   Last action date: JUL-25-2002

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   0


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