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SB 741 - Expands Medicaid Services - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes

Darlene Senger voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Darlene Senger made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Medicaid Services

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (46-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Medicaid Services

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that expands Medicaid services.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits adult dental services from being limited to emergencies, beginning July 1, 2014 (Sec. 5).
  • Specifies that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services will not provide reimbursement for more than 4 prescription drugs, including 3 brand name prescriptions, in a 30 day period without prior approval, excluding, but not limited to, anti-psychotic medications, beginning July 1, 2014 (Sec. 5). 
  • Prohibits podiatry services from solely being available to individuals with diabetes, beginning October 1, 2014 (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the Department to set a maximum limit of 20 visits and obtain prior approval for all individuals requesting speech, hearing, language therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services, beginning October 1, 2014 (Sec. 5). 
  • Increases the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund from $50 million to $100 million for the 2014 fiscal year (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (75-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Medicaid Services

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands Medicaid services.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits adult dental services from being limited to emergencies, beginning July 1, 2014 (Sec. 5).
  • Specifies that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services will not provide reimbursement for more than 4 prescription drugs, including 3 brand name prescriptions, in a 30 day period without prior approval, excluding, but not limited to, anti-psychotic medications, beginning July 1, 2014 (Sec. 5). 
  • Prohibits podiatry services from solely being available to individuals with diabetes, beginning October 1, 2014 (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the Department to set a maximum limit of 20 visits and obtain prior approval for all individuals requesting speech, hearing, language therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services, beginning October 1, 2014 (Sec. 5). 
  • Increases the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund from $50 million to $100 million for the 2014 fiscal year (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expands Medicaid Services

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