Last week both HB5576 and HB6213 passed out of the Illinois House and will move on to the state Senate for both. Find the latest updates and more information on both measures here.
HB6213 passed out of the Health and Human Services Committee with a unanimous vote on Tuesday, April 5. The Empowering Meaningful Patient Choice in Medicaid Managed Care Act would increase transparency and reduce information gaps for Medicaid enrollees.
This report from Illinois Partners for Human Service highlights the lack of investment in the state's social safety net, particularly in comparison to inflationary pressures. Read Failing to Keep Pace: An Analysis of the Declining Value of Illinois Human Services Reimbursement Rates in full here.