(20 ILCS 1705/71)
    Sec. 71. Disease management pilot program. The Department shall establish a 3-year pilot program to institute disease management guidelines for the provision of behavioral health care services to persons who receive health care services supported in whole or in part by State or federal funding. To implement the pilot program, the Department shall contract with a single community-based, not-for-profit provider of a comprehensive array of both mental health and chemical dependency services located in Peoria County. The program shall develop a disease management approach that uses research-based best practice guidelines to achieve the desired outcomes with the most efficient use of resources.
(Source: P.A. 91-455, eff. 08-06-99.)