(20 ILCS 1705/18.4)
Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund; reimbursement.
(a) The Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund is hereby created
in the State Treasury.
paid to the State during each State fiscal year by the federal government under Title XIX
or Title XXI of the Social Security Act for services delivered by community
mental health providers, and any interest earned thereon, shall be
deposited 100% into the Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund. Not more than $4,500,000 of the Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund may be used by the Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health for oversight and administration of community mental health services, and of that amount no more than $1,000,000 may be used for the support of community mental health service initiatives. The remainder shall be used for the purchase of community mental health services.
(b-5) Whenever a State mental health facility operated by the Department is closed and the real estate on which the facility is located is sold by the State, the net proceeds of the sale of the real estate shall be deposited into the Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund and used for the purposes enumerated in subsections (c) and (c-1) of Section 4.6 of the Community Services Act; however, under subsection (e) of Section 4.6 of the Community Services Act, the Department may set aside a portion of the net proceeds of the sale of the real estate for deposit into the Human Services Priority Capital Program Fund. The portion set aside shall be used for the purposes enumerated in Section 6z-71 of the State Finance Act.
(c) The Department shall reimburse community mental health
services provided to eligible
individuals. Moneys in the Trust Fund may be
used for that purpose.
(c-5) The Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund is not subject to administrative charge-backs.
(c-10) The Department of Human Services shall annually report to the Governor and the General Assembly, by September 1, on both the total revenue deposited into the Trust Fund and the total expenditures made from the Trust Fund for the previous fiscal year. This report shall include detailed descriptions of both revenues and expenditures regarding the Trust Fund from the previous fiscal year. This report shall be presented by the Secretary of Human Services to the appropriate Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives, as determined by the Speaker of the House, and in the Senate, as determined by the President of the Senate. This report shall be made available to the public and shall be published on the Department of Human Services' website in an appropriate location, a minimum of one week prior to presentation of the report to the General Assembly.
(d) As used in this Section:
"Trust Fund" means the Community Mental Health Medicaid Trust Fund.
"Community mental health provider" means a community agency that is funded by the Department to
provide a service.
"Service" means a mental health service
provided pursuant to the provisions of administrative rules adopted by the Department and funded by or claimed through the Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health.
(Source: P.A. 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 98-815, eff. 8-1-14.)