(305 ILCS 5/5-5b)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5-5b)
(a) Notwithstanding any other Section in this Code establishing a
methodology for determining payment rates or dispensing fees for
non-institutional services provided under this Code, the Illinois
Department is authorized to reduce those payment rates or dispensing fees
with due regard for and subject to budgetary limitations to the extent
permitted by federal law.
(b) The Illinois Department may implement this Section as added by
this amendatory Act of 1991 through the use of emergency rules in
accordance with the provisions of Section 5.02 of the Illinois
Administrative Procedure Act. For purposes of the Illinois Administrative
Procedure Act, the adoption of rules to implement this Section as added by
this amendatory Act of 1991 shall be deemed an emergency
and necessary for the public interest, safety and welfare.
(Source: P.A. 87-14.)