The New Medicaid Omnibus Bill Signed

The new Medicaid Omnibus bill is a more collaborative approach to 

help move the state’s Medicaid Managed Care Program forward.  This 

bi-partisan bill reduces the administrative burden for providers and

insurers and lays out processes to improve the members’ continuity of 


With the attention back on Medicaid members the new bill provides 

more transparency and accountability for Managed Care 

Organizations, providers and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and 

Family Services (HFS).  A few highlights of the bill:

  • Outline processes that helps ensure Medicaid member have a
    continuity of care
  • Increases transparency into claims processing
  • Requires all providers to utilize a standard roster to reduce the
    administrative burden and improved the Member’s experience
  • Clarifies the claims dispute process for MCOs and providers gives
    HFS to ability to render a final decision if the parties cannot
    come to a resolution on their own
  • Requires providers to share patient information with MCOs for
    discharge planning


IAMHP’s quarterly newsletter highlights key topics for healthcare provider groups, healthcare advocacy groups and Medicaid members.

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