SB 3048 – Illinois

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2018
Link: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=3048&GAID=14&DocTypeID=SB&SessionID=91&GA=100

AMENDS THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ARTICLE OF THE ILLINOIS PUBLIC AID CODE. Provides that whenever the Department of Healthcare and Family Services or a managed care organization under contract with the Department authorizes the purchase of durable medical equipment, the Department or managed care organization may require a medical assistance recipient to purchase used or refurbished durable medical equipment, if used or refurbished medical equipment: (i) is available; (ii) is less expensive, including shipping costs, than new durable medical equipment of the same type; (iii) is able to withstand at least 3 years of use; and (iv) equally meets the needs of the recipient. Effective immediately.


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