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Public Act 097-0283


 

Public Act 0283 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 097-0283
 
SB1948 EnrolledLRB097 05407 KTG 45465 b

    AN ACT concerning public aid.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Children's Health Insurance Program Act is
amended by adding Section 65 as follows:
 
    (215 ILCS 106/65 new)
    Sec. 65. Dental home initiative. The Department, in
cooperation with the dental community and other affected
organizations such as Head Start, shall work to develop and
promote the concept of a dental home for children covered under
this Act. Included in this dental home outreach should be an
effort to ensure an ongoing relationship between the patient
and the dentist with an effort to provide comprehensive,
coordinated, oral health care so that all children covered
under this Act have access to preventative and restorative oral
health care.
 
    Section 10. The Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act is
amended by adding Section 54 as follows:
 
    (215 ILCS 170/54 new)
    Sec. 54. Dental home initiative. The Department, in
cooperation with the dental community and other affected
organizations such as Head Start, shall work to develop and
promote the concept of a dental home for children covered under
this Act. Included in this dental home outreach should be an
effort to ensure an ongoing relationship between the patient
and the dentist with an effort to provide comprehensive,
coordinated, oral health care so that all children covered
under this Act have access to preventative and restorative oral
health care.
 
    Section 15. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
adding Section 5-5.06 as follows:
 
    (305 ILCS 5/5-5.06 new)
    Sec. 5-5.06. Dental home initiative. The Department, in
cooperation with the dental community and other affected
organizations such as Head Start, shall work to develop and
promote the concept of a dental home for children covered under
this Article. Included in this dental home outreach should be
an effort to ensure an ongoing relationship between the patient
and the dentist with an effort to provide comprehensive,
coordinated, oral health care so that all children covered
under this Article have access to preventative and restorative
oral health care.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/9/2011