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SB 1356: Medicaid Eligibility


Medicaid Eligibility; Provides asset transfer limitations for determination of eligibility for certain nursing facility services under the Medicaid program after a specified date. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to take certain actions if a community spouse refuses to make certain resources available to the institutional spouse. Authorizes the Agency for Health Care Administration to recover certain Medicaid expenses. Authorizes the DCFS to adopt rules.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Health Regulation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 101
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 101
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Regulation