(30 ILCS 105/6z-81)
    Sec. 6z-81. Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.
    (a) There is created in the State treasury a special fund to be known as the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.
    (b) The Fund is created for the purpose of receiving and disbursing moneys in accordance with this Section. Disbursements from the Fund shall be made only as follows:
        (1) Subject to appropriation, for payment by the
    
Department of Healthcare and Family Services or by the Department of Human Services of medical bills and related expenses, including administrative expenses, for which the State is responsible under Titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act, the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Children's Health Insurance Program Act, the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act, and the Long Term Acute Care Hospital Quality Improvement Transfer Program Act.
        (2) For repayment of funds borrowed from other
    
State funds or from outside sources, including interest thereon.
        (3) For State fiscal years 2017 and 2018, for making
    
payments to the human poison control center pursuant to Section 12-4.105 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
    (c) The Fund shall consist of the following:
        (1) Moneys received by the State from short-term
    
borrowing pursuant to the Short Term Borrowing Act on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly.
        (2) All federal matching funds received by the
    
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as a result of expenditures made by the Department that are attributable to moneys deposited in the Fund.
        (3) All federal matching funds received by the
    
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as a result of federal approval of Title XIX State plan amendment transmittal number 07-09.
        (4) All other moneys received for the Fund from any
    
other source, including interest earned thereon.
        (5) All federal matching funds received by the
    
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as a result of expenditures made by the Department for Medical Assistance from the General Revenue Fund, the Tobacco Settlement Recovery Fund, the Long-Term Care Provider Fund, and the Drug Rebate Fund related to individuals eligible for medical assistance pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) and Section 5-2 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
    (d) In addition to any other transfers that may be provided for by law, on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, or as soon thereafter as practical, the State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $365,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund into the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.
    (e) In addition to any other transfers that may be provided for by law, on July 1, 2011, or as soon thereafter as practical, the State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $160,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.
    (f) Notwithstanding any other State law to the contrary, and in addition to any other transfers that may be provided for by law, the State Comptroller shall order transferred and the State Treasurer shall transfer $500,000,000 to the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund from the General Revenue Fund in equal monthly installments of $100,000,000, with the first transfer to be made on July 1, 2012, or as soon thereafter as practical, and with each of the remaining transfers to be made on August 1, 2012, September 1, 2012, October 1, 2012, and November 1, 2012, or as soon thereafter as practical. This transfer may assist the Department of Healthcare and Family Services in improving Medical Assistance bill processing timeframes or in meeting the possible requirements of Senate Bill 3397, or other similar legislation, of the 97th General Assembly should it become law.
    (g) Notwithstanding any other State law to the contrary, and in addition to any other transfers that may be provided for by law, on July 1, 2013, or as soon thereafter as may be practical, the State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $601,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.
(Source: P.A. 98-24, eff. 6-19-13; 98-463, eff. 8-16-13; 99-516, eff. 6-30-16.)