(410 ILCS 250/8) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2108)
    Sec. 8. The Department of Public Health, in cooperation with the Department of Human Services, shall establish guidelines for the development of areawide or local programs designed to prevent high risk pregnancies through early identification, screening, management, and followup of the childbearing age high risk female. Such programs shall be based on the local assessment typically by schools, health departments, hospitals, perinatal centers, and local medical societies of need and with emphasis on the coordination of existing resources private and public and in conjunction with local health planning agencies. Funding needs for demonstration and continuing programs shall be determined by the Department of Human Services and Department of Public Health under their respective programs and reported to the General Assembly along with the guidelines for such programs.
(Source: P.A. 99-901, eff. 8-26-16.)