Comments: IL SB0940 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides for the transition to community-based services of persons over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who reside in intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities with 9 or more residents, and who affirmatively request to receive community-based services or placement in a community-based setting and persons with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who reside in a family home, who are in need of community-based services or placement in a community-based setting, and who affirmatively request community-based services or placement in a community-based setting. Establishes a schedule for the transition to community-based services. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall oversee the transition of persons to receive community-based services or placement in a community-based setting. Provides that nothing in these provisions forces persons who do not want community-based services or placement to move, nor does it force providers to close beds or enter into downsizing agreements with the State against their will. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-05 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB0940 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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