(305 ILCS 5/15-6)
(from Ch. 23, par. 15-6)
(a) Within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year of each county
hospital, the Illinois Department shall conduct an annual audit of the Fund
to determine that amounts received from or paid to county providers were correct.
If such an audit identifies amounts that a county provider
should not have been
required to pay but did pay, a county provider should have
been required to pay
but did not pay, a county provider should not have received
but did receive, or a
county provider should have received but did not receive, the
(1) Make required payments to any such county
(2) Take action to recover required amounts from any
such county provider, including recoupment from future payments.
(b) Amounts recovered from a county provider shall be
credited to the Fund. A
county provider is entitled to recover amounts paid to the
into the Fund and to receive refunds and payment from the Illinois
Department for payments that should have been paid from the Fund only to
the extent that monies are available in the Fund.
(Source: P.A. 87-13; 88-554, eff. 7-26-94.)