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EXECUTIVE BRANCH
(20 ILCS 2205/) Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. (Department of Healthcare and Family Services Law)

20 ILCS 2205/Art. 2205

 
    (20 ILCS 2205/Art. 2205 heading)
ARTICLE 2205. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-1

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-1)
    Sec. 2205-1. Article short title. This Article 2205 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois may be cited as the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Law.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-5

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-5) (was 20 ILCS 2205/48a)
    Sec. 2205-5. Public Aid Code. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall administer the Illinois Public Aid Code as provided in that Code.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-10

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-10) (was 20 ILCS 2205/48b)
    Sec. 2205-10. Suspension or termination of authorization to provide medical services. Whenever the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid) suspends or terminates the authorization of any person, firm, corporation, association, agency, institution, or other legal entity to provide medical services under Article V of the Illinois Public Aid Code and the practice of providing those services or the maintenance of facilities for those services is licensed under a licensing Act administered by the Department of Public Health or the Department of Professional Regulation, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall, within 30 days of the suspension or termination, give written notice of the suspension or termination and transmit a record of the evidence and specify the grounds on which the suspension or termination is based to the Department that administers the licensing Act under which that person, firm, corporation, association, agency, institution, or other legal entity is licensed, subject to any confidentiality requirements imposed by applicable federal or State law. The cost of any such record shall be borne by the Department to which it is transmitted.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-13

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-13)
    Sec. 2205-13. Authorization to secure a federal waiver pursuant to the federal Social Security Act or a State plan amendment.
    (a) The Director of Healthcare and Family Services, in collaboration and coordination with the Secretary of Human Services, shall develop and submit to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, a request for a waiver pursuant to the federal Social Security Act or a State plan amendment consistent with the purpose of subsection (b) of this Section and requirements of subsection (c) of this Section.
    (b) The purpose of the waiver or a State plan amendment authorized by subsection (a) of this Section is to obtain approval for the use of funds under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act to provide for an alternative model of licensure, reimbursement, and quality assurance for services to individuals with developmental disabilities consistent with the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act.
    (c) A waiver or a State plan amendment requested pursuant to this authorization must involve the licensure of a continuum of care facility pursuant to and consistent with all requirements of the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act and a proposal for a reimbursement methodology developed under paragraph (2) of Section 40 of the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-892, eff. 1-1-17.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-15

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-15)
    Sec. 2205-15. Internal oversight review and unified report. As required in Section 1-37 of the Department of Human Services Act, the Department shall conduct an internal review and work in conjunction with the Department of Human Services and other State human services agencies in the development of a unified report to the General Assembly summarizing the provider contracts issued by the agencies; auditing requirements related to these contracts; licensing and training requirements subject to audits; mandated reporting requirements for grant recipients and contractual providers; the extent to which audits or rules are redundant or result in duplication; and proposed actions to address the redundancy or duplication.
(Source: P.A. 96-1141, eff. 7-21-10.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-15a

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-15a)
    Sec. 2205-15a. Cross-agency prequalification and master service agreements. As required in Section 1-37a of the Department of Human Services Act, the Department shall have the authority and is hereby directed to collaborate with the Department of Human Services and other State human services agencies in the adoption of joint rules to establish (i) a cross-agency prequalification process for contracting with human service providers; (ii) a cross-agency master service agreement of standard terms and conditions for contracting with human service providers; and (iii) a cross-agency common service taxonomy for human service providers to streamline the processes referenced in this Section and outlined in Section 1-37a of the Department of Human Services Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-210, eff. 7-28-11.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-20

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-20)
    Sec. 2205-20. State healthcare purchasing. On and after the date 6 months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, as provided in the Executive Order 1 (2012) Implementation Act, all of the powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities related to State healthcare purchasing under this Law that were transferred to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services by Executive Order 3 (2005) are transferred back to the Departments from which those powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities were transferred; however, powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities related to State healthcare purchasing under this Law that were exercised by the Department of Corrections before the effective date of Executive Order 3 (2005) but that pertain to individuals resident in facilities operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice shall be transferred to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
(Source: P.A. 98-488, eff. 8-16-13.)

20 ILCS 2205/2205-25

    (20 ILCS 2205/2205-25)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
    Sec. 2205-25. Barriers to paying child support; study.
    (a) Subject to appropriation, the Division of Child Support Services of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall conduct a study regarding the barriers individuals face to paying child support. The purpose of the study shall be to identify and minimize barriers to paying child support so as to decrease the total amount of unpaid child support in Illinois. The study shall focus on the following:
        (1) demographics of those who fail to pay child
    
support, including: income, education level, age at first becoming a parent, ratio of monthly child support to monthly income, criminal history, child visits per month, number of children, substance abuse history, whether the individual is on probation or parole, and primary language spoken;
        (2) institutional barriers to paying child support,
    
including how and when it is collected;
        (3) the impact, if any, that unpaid child support
    
information has on an individual's ability to be considered, interviewed, and hired by an employer, including: (i) whether credit and background checks reveal unpaid child support obligations, including, but not limited to, amounts in arrears, civil judgments, and criminal convictions for failure to pay child support, and (ii) whether the information revealed in a credit or background check regarding unpaid child support prevents applicants from gaining employment.
    (b) The Department shall report the results of the study and any recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before May 1, 2017.
    (c) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2018.
(Source: P.A. 99-195, eff. 7-30-15.)