TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER d: MEDICAL PROGRAMS
PART 146 SPECIALIZED HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS
SECTION 146.400 DEFINITIONS
Section 146.400 Definitions
"Available Family Income" means the lesser of:
Base income minus the sum of:
$3,500 times the number of persons in the family, or
One-half of base income
"Base Income" means the income reported for State income tax purposes of all members of the family.
"Core Team" means a team that includes a board certified hematologist as a Hemophilia Service Director, a full-time board certified pediatric hematologist and/or board certified pediatrician (at a Treatment Center that serves children), a nurse coordinator, and a social worker.
"Extended Team" means a team of medical and support staff available as appropriate, and includes the following: patient's primary physician, physical therapist/physiatrist, orthopedist, infectious disease specialist, hepatologist, psychologist/psychiatrist, dentist/dental hygienist/oral surgeon, genetic counselor, nutritionist, gynecologist/obstetrician, pharmacist, education/vocation counselor and financial counselor.
"Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Aid.
"Eligible Hemophilia Services" means blood transfusions, blood derivatives, out-patient services, physicians' charges, medical supplies and appliances used in the treatment of persons eligible for the State Hemophilia Program.
"Hemophilia" means a bleeding tendency resulting from a genetically determined deficiency in the blood.
"Hemophilia Treatment Center" means a facility that has met the requirements set forth in Section 146.420 and has been designated as a Hemophilia Treatment Center by the Department.
"Patient" means a person meeting the eligibility requirements for the State Hemophilia Program as defined in Section 146.410.
"Patient Participation Fee" means the amount of expenses for eligible hemophilia services that the patient or, in the case of a minor, the patient's parent or guardian will be responsible for on an annual basis.
(Source: Added at 29 Ill. Reg. 6967, effective May 1, 2005)