Bill H7180, is currently being reviewed at the State House by the Finance Committee.
This bill is important as it will conduct a rate review of human service programs to assure adequate reimbursement rates for individuals that rely on in-home or community-based services designated by these programs. It will ensure a living wage for workers and assist individuals on these programs to retain reliable care.
If you or anyone you know may be directly impacted by this legislation, please reach out to Michelle Machado, IL Coordinator at OSCIL by phone at 401-738-1013 or [email protected] with questions or your written testimony. Once the bill is heard, we will notify you to with this information and ask you to contact your local representatives and let your voices be heard.