Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 20 ILCS 2407/55
- Departments: means for the purposes of this Act, the Department of Human Services, the Department on Aging, Department of Healthcare and Family Services and Department of Public Health, unless otherwise noted. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 20 ILCS 2407/52
- home and community-based long-term care services: means , with respect to the State Medicaid program, a service aid, or benefit, home and community-based services, including, but not limited to, home health and personal care services, that are provided to a person with a disability, and are voluntarily accepted, as part of his or her long-term care that: (i) is provided under the State's qualified home and community-based program or that could be provided under such a program but is otherwise provided under the Medicaid program; (ii) is delivered in a qualified residence; and (iii) is necessary for the person with a disability to live in the community. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 20 ILCS 2407/52
- State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
On or before April 1 of each year, in conjunction with their annual report, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in cooperation with the other involved agencies, shall report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the implementation of this Act and include, at a minimum, the following data: (i) a description of any interagency agreements, fiscal payment mechanisms or methodologies developed under this Act that effectively support choice; (ii) information concerning the dollar amounts of State Medicaid long-term care expenditures and the percentage of such expenditures that were for institutional long-term care services or were for home and community-based long-term care services; and (iii) documentation that the Departments have met the requirements under Section 54(a) to assure the health and welfare of eligible individuals receiving home and community-based long-term care services. This report must be made available to the general public, including via the Departmental websites.