(305 ILCS 5/11-26.1)
(from Ch. 23, par. 11-26.1)
Drug Utilization Review.
(a) The Illinois Department shall, within the time frames mandated by
federal law, implement a Drug Utilization Review Program (DUR), designed to
decrease overutilization of drugs through both prospective and
retrospective utilization review. The Illinois Department shall determine
the content of the DUR by rule.
(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.)