(215 ILCS 5/513b4)
Denial, revocation, or suspension of registration; administrative fines.
(a) Denial of an application or suspension or revocation of a registration in accordance with this Section shall be by written order sent to the applicant or registrant by certified or registered mail at the address specified in the records of the Department. The written order shall state the grounds, charges, or conduct on which denial, suspension, or revocation is based. The applicant or registrant may in writing request a hearing within 30 days from the date of mailing. Upon receipt of a written request, the Director shall issue an order setting: (i) a specific time for the hearing, which may not be less than 20 nor more than 30 days after receipt of the request; and (ii) a specific place for the hearing, which may be in either the city of Springfield or in the county in Illinois where the applicant's or registrant's principal place of business is located. If no written request is received by the Director, such order shall be final upon the expiration of said 30 days.
(b) If the Director finds that one or more grounds exist for the revocation or suspension of a registration issued under this Article, the Director may, in lieu of or in addition to such suspension or revocation, impose a fine upon the pharmacy benefit manager as provided under subsection (c).
(c) With respect to any knowing and willful violation of a lawful order of the Director, any applicable portion of this Code, Part of Title 50 of the Illinois Administrative Code, or provision of this Article, the Director may impose a fine upon the pharmacy benefit manager in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for each violation.
(Source: P.A. 101-452, eff. 1-1-20