IL - Medicaid Home Care Pilot for Spousal Caregivers (2009)
Bill would develop a demonstration project to allow a spouse to recieve Medicaid payments for providing care to their spouse who is eligible for Medicaid Home Care Services. The state's Department of Human Services, in consultation with its Department of Healthcare and Family Services, would develop this demonstration within the Home Services Program. Under this pilot, 100 qualified spousal caregivers in selected counties would be compensated each fiscal year, generally at the Personal Assistant level. Safeguards in the bill protect against fraud and abuse.
Bill Number H.B. 39
Sponsor Rep. Donald Moffitt
Date of Introduction 1/14/2009
Latest Activity Enacted 8/13/2009
More Info http://www.ilga.gov/
Topic: Home and Community-Based Services