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Notice of Public Hearing 


Proposed Changes to Methods and Standards for Setting Payment Methodologies for Certain Medical Assistance Program Services Identified in Senate Bill 2840

  1. Statute requiring agency to publish information concerning proposed changes in methods and standards for establishing medical assistance payment rates for hospital services in the Illinois Register:   5 ILCS 100/5-70(c)
  2. Summary of information:

    The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) wishes to provide public notice regarding proposed changes to methods and standards for setting payment methodologies for certain Medical Assistance program services. The proposed changes can be reviewed in Senate Bill 2840, which is accessible on the Illinois General Assembly’s Web site: SB 2840 (pdf)

    In addition, a chart of the proposed changes and their budgetary impact can be found on the HFS Web site at the following link: HFS Budget Information

  3. Name and address of person to contact concerning this information:

    Any interested party may direct comments, data, views, or arguments concerning these proposed changes.  All comments must be made in writing and received by the department no later than June 30th, 2012, and should be addressed to:

    Greg Wilson
    Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
    Bureau of Program and Reimbursement Analysis
    201 South Grand Ave East 2nd Floor
    Springfield, Illinois  62794
    E-mail address:

    This notice is being provided in accordance with federal requirements provided at 42 CFR 447.205.