(20 ILCS 1705/45.5)
    Sec. 45.5. Eligibility for consideration for participation. Notwithstanding any provision in this Act or rules promulgated under this Act to the contrary, unless expressly prohibited by federal law or regulation, all individuals, corporations, or other entities that provide mental health services, whether organized as a for-profit or not-for-profit entity, shall be eligible for consideration by the Department to participate in any program funded or administered by the Department. This Section shall not apply to the receipt of federal funds administered and transferred by the Department for services when the federal government has specifically provided that those funds may be received only by those entities organized as not-for-profit entities.
(Source: P.A. 89-392, eff. 8-20-95.)