(305 ILCS 5/5-13.5)
    Sec. 5-13.5. Lien on real property interests. The State shall have a lien on all legal and equitable interests of recipients in real property, whether vested or contingent, including legal and equitable rights and interests of the recipient to coal, gas, oil, iron, and other underground mineral resources, for medical assistance paid under this Article and for payments made to preserve the lien, to the extent those liens are allowed under the federal Social Security Act. The lien shall attach to those interests owned or subsequently acquired by persons who were recipients on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1993. The liens shall be recorded and filed and are otherwise subject to all the conditions of Sections 3-10.1 through 3-10.10 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 88-85; 88-670, eff. 12-2-94.)