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Illinois Medicaid Reform Legislation – Public Act 096-1501

Released: 5/19/2011

HB5420 – Contains provisions concerning a 2-year moratorium on the expansion of the medical assistance program and other health benefits programs; income limits under the medical assistance program, ALL KIDS, and the Children’s Health Insurance program; co-payments for medicaid recipients; managed care enrollments; implementation of the Eligibility Verification and Enrollment (EVE) System; and other matters. Repeals a provision concerning an ad hoc committee appointed by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the committee’s evaluation of delivery of prescription pharmaceuticals through prepaid capitation plans. Contains provisions concerning fiscal year limitations on certain expenditures. Effective immediately.