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Articles on Public Aid

Circuit Breaker Program for elderly expanded; P.A. 91-699

July
2000
Illinois Law Update
Page 380
Public Act 91-699, which will take effect next year, expands the state's Circuit Breaker Program by increasing the minimum level of income for eligibility and expanding coverage for drugs used to treat certain diseases.

Senior Legal Assistance Services: A Well-Kept Secret

By Lee Beneze
July
2000
Article
Page 411
Too few attorneys know about Illinois' federally funded senior legal assistance services program.

General Assistance Program

June
2000
Illinois Law Update
Page 310
On March 20, 2000, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted amendments to section 114 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 114.

Healing: It Takes More Than a Village

By Cheryl Niro
May
2000
Column
Page 248
Each time I reflect on our recent trip to Africa my first vision is of the little children we met in a tribal village in Zambia.

Quarterly income reporting system for food stamps

May
2000
Illinois Law Update
Page 252
On Feb. 24, 2000, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted emergency amendments to section 121 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 121.

Electronic finger-imaging requirements for assistance program eligibility

December
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 636
On October 15, 1999, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted a new sub-section to section 117 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 117. Section 117.92 .

Assistance for working “needy families”

November
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 575
On August 1, 1999, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted emergency amendments to section 112 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 112.83.

Child support enforcement

November
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 575
On September 1, 1999, the Illinois Department of Public Aid adopted emergency amendments to sections 104 and 160 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 104, 160.

Extension of child care assistance

November
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 575
On August 20, 1999, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted emergency amendments to section 50.230 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 50.230.

Dual Eligibles, Medicare, and Medicaid

By Lee Beneze and Robyn O’Neill
August
1999
Column
Page 434
You may have clients -- elderly or otherwise -- who are eligible to have Medicaid pay a portion of their Medicare costs but aren't taking advantage of the program.

Extension of standards to obtain immigrant status for assistance under several state programs

August
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 406
On May 30, 1999, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted amendments under sections 112, 113, and 114 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 113-15.

Secondary Education and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

July
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 351
On May 1, 1999, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted an emergency amendment to section 112.78 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 112.

Managed Care Community Networks

June
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 304
On March 26, 1999 the Illinois Department of Public Aid adopted emergency amendments to section 143. 89 Ill Adm Code 143.

Aid to the Aged, Blind or Disabled, Temporary Assistance For Needy Families, an General Assistance Regulations

April
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 190
On January 20, 1999, the Department of Human Services repealed sections 112-114, which dealt with Aid to the Aged, Blind or Disabled, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and General Assistance respectively, and which implemented 305 ILCS 5/11-30. 89 Ill Adm Code 112-114.

Enforcement of Child Support

April
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 190
On January 22, 1999, the Illinois Department of Public Aid adopted amendments to section 160. 89 Ill Adm Code 160.

New State Food Program for Immigrants

April
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 190
On February 1, 1999, the Department of Human Services adopted a new subsection under section 121. 89 Ill Adm Code 121.

Food Stamps

February
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 73
On November 1, 1998, the Department of Human Services enacted amendments to section 121 of its administrative rules. 89 Ill Adm Code 121.

Changes to Personal Assistance Services

January
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 13
On October 23, 1998 the Department of Human Services amended section 676.30 in an effort to increase the availability of personal assistant services to customers. 89 Ill Adm Code 676.

New Work Requirements for Food Stamps

January
1999
Illinois Law Update
Page 13
On October 28, 1998 the Department of Human Services adopted amendments and added new sections to section 121. 89 Ill Adm Code 121.

Establishment of Automated State Case Registry — Public Act 90-790

December
1998
Illinois Law Update
Page 662
Public Act 90-790 called for the Department of Public Aid to establish an automated state case registry to maintain records of child support orders.

Aid Reinstatement Requirements

November
1998
Illinois Law Update
Page 596
On September 1, 1998 the Department of Human Services adopted amendments to section 117.15 that alter the requirements for reinstatement to public aid. 89 Ill Adm Code 117.

Residence Requirement for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

November
1998
Illinois Law Update
Page 596
On September 1, 1998 the Department of Human Services repealed portions of sections 112, 113, and 114. 89 Ill Adm Code 112-114.

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