(20 ILCS 2225/5)
    Sec. 5. Healthcare program application assistance. It is a Class C misdemeanor for any person, including an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, joint venture, or any employee or agent thereof, to charge another person for assisting in completing and submitting an application for enrollment in any means-tested healthcare program administered by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
    Nothing in this Act shall be construed as prohibiting a person or other entity from receiving payment from the Department of Healthcare and Family Services or other State agency for assisting persons in applying for healthcare benefits.
(Source: P.A. 96-326, eff. 8-11-09.)