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SB 26 - Expands Medicaid Eligibility - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (39-20) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (63-55) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands Medicaid coverage to low-income adults, effective January 1, 2014.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands Medicaid coverage to low-income adults, effective January 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Expands Medicaid coverage to individuals aged 19 to 65 years who have a household income up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, plus 5 percent for the applicable family size (Sec. 5).
  • Specifies that if federal funding for the expansion of Medicaid coverage is reduced below 90 percent, eligibility under the program would cease within 3 months of the change in federal law (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

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