IL HR0971 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on April 10 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-22 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Urges the Governor and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to contract with an external expert entity that has prior experience collecting statewide mammography quality data to perform the Department's quality improvement program and to provide each participating facility with a mammography quality report annually. Urges the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to contract with an external expert entity that has prior experience collecting breast cancer treatment data from safety net providers in Illinois and is a federally designated Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Organization. Urges the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to immediately implement all other components of the BEST Act and to work with breast cancer advocates and breast cancer clinical experts to ensure that the Illinois Medicaid program provides the highest quality breast cancer screening and treatment to women served by Illinois Medicaid.

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Title

BEST ACT-DHS IMPLEMENTATION

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-05-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2018-04-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-04-10HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel

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