Bill Sponsors: IL SB2384 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes to the Pediatric Palliative Care Act. Makes changes to the definition of "serious illness". Restores language requiring the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for a waiver to implement the pediatric palliative care program. Defines a qualifying child to be a person under the age of 21 who is enrolled in the medical assistance program and is diagnosed by the child's primary physician or specialist as suffering from a serious illness (rather than a person under 19 years of age who is enrolled in the medical assistance program and suffers from a serious illness). Provides that those serious illnesses that render a child eligible for pediatric palliative care services include any other serious illness that the Department, in consultation with interested stakeholders, determines to be appropriate. Restores language making certain reimbursable services offered under the pediatric palliative care program subject to federal approval for matching funds. Changes "case manager" to "program manager". Changes "qualifying participants" to "qualifying children".

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-2)

Status: (Passed) 2021-08-27 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0655 [SB2384 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Laura Fine [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-009FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Julie Morrison [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-029FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Dale Fowler [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-059FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Sara Feigenholtz [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-006FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Laura Murphy [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-028FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Robyn Gabel [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-018FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Margaret Croke [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-012FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Elizabeth Hernandez [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-024FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jonathan Carroll [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-057FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jehan Gordon [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-092FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Keith Wheeler [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-050FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Robert Rita [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-028FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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