Recent News About SB2
A patient's representative filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Human Services and Secretary James Dimas, alleging that the defendants breach their duty to provide medical care and services to those in need with "reasonable promptness."
Nursing homes can sue the state on patients' behalf to force prompt processing of Medicaid claims: Judge
A federal judge has cleared the way for yet another group of lawsuits demanding the financially-troubled state of Illinois be forced to more promptly process and pay Medicaid claims, saying federal law allows Medicaid recipients and, by extension, health care agencies to sue the state for failing to abide federal law requiring the payment of Medicaid claims “with reasonable promptness.”
Heritage nursing homes lawsuit says state of IL not processing patients' Medicaid apps, paying claims
A group of Illinois nursing homes has asked a federal judge to order the Illinois state government to pay them for services rendered to patients receiving assistance under Medicaid, saying the state has failed to live up to its obligations under federal law to promptly process patient Medicaid applications for a number of their nursing home residents or pay their claims.