(a) This Article does not alter or affect the manner in which persons with disabilities are determined eligible or appropriate for home and community-based long-term care services.
     (b) This Article shall not be read to limit in any way the rights of persons with disabilities under the U.S. Constitution, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Social Security Act, or any other federal or State law.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 20 ILCS 2407/56

  • 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