(215 ILCS 106/10)
As used in this Act:
"Benchmarking" means health benefits coverage as defined in Section
2103 of the Social Security Act.
"Child" means a person under the age of 19.
"Department" means the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
"Medical assistance" means health care benefits provided under Article V
of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
"Medical visit" means a hospital, dental, physician, optical, or other
health care visit where services are provided pursuant to this Act.
"Program" means the Children's Health Insurance Program, which includes
subsidizing the cost of privately sponsored health insurance and purchasing
or providing health care benefits for eligible children.
"Resident" means a person who meets the residency requirements as
defined in Section 5-3 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)