(305 ILCS 5/5-5.10)
    Sec. 5-5.10. Value-based purchasing.
    (a) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and, as appropriate, divisions within the Department of Human Services, shall confer with stakeholders to discuss development of alternative value-based payment models that move away from fee-for-service and reward health outcomes and improved quality and provide flexibility in how providers meet the needs of the individuals they serve. Stakeholders include providers, managed care organizations, and community-based and advocacy organizations. The approaches explored may be different for different types of services.
    (b) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services shall initiate discussions with mental health providers, substance abuse providers, managed care organizations, advocacy groups for individuals with behavioral health issues, and others, as appropriate, no later than July 1, 2019. A model for value-based purchasing for behavioral health providers shall be presented to the General Assembly by January 31, 2020. In developing this model, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall develop projections of the funding necessary for the model.
(Source: P.A. 101-209, eff. 8-5-19.)