(20 ILCS 1705/71)
Disease management pilot program.
The Department shall establish
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
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.)