(40 ILCS 5/11-223.1)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 11-223.1)
Assignment for health, hospital, and medical insurance.
The board may provide, by regulation, that any annuitant or pensioner
may assign his annuity or disability benefit, or any part thereof, for the
purpose of premium payment for a membership for the annuitant, and his or
her spouse and children, in a hospital care plan or
medical surgical plan, provided, however, that the board may, in its
discretion, terminate the right of assignment. Any such hospital or medical
insurance plan may include provision for the beneficiaries thereof who rely
on treatment by spiritual means alone through prayer for healing in
accordance with the tenets and practice of a well-recognized religious
Upon the adoption of a regulation permitting such assignment, the board
shall establish and administer a plan for the maintenance of the insurance
plan membership by the annuitant or pensioner.
(Source: P.A. 100-23, eff. 7-6-17; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18.)