90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1072
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Short description: 
DHS-POST-KIDNEY TRANSPLNT DRUG                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Department of Human Services Act and the State Finance      
   Act.  Requires the Department to establish a program to pay for  drugs      
   prescribed   exclusively   for   post-kidney  transplant  maintenance.      
   Creates the Post-Kidney Transplant Maintenance Drug Fund as a  special      
   fund  in  the  State  treasury,  from  which  payments  shall be made.      
   Effective July 1, 1997.                                                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          20 ILCS 1305/10-30 new                                               
          30 ILCS 105/5.449 new                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          305 ILCS 5/12-4.35 new                                               
          30 ILCS 105/5.480 new                                                
        Deletes  everything.   Amends  the  Illinois  Public  Aid   Code.      
   Reinserts language as introduced but changes the administration of the      
   program  from  the  Department  of Human Services to the Department of      
   Public Aid and removes provision requiring the  Department  of  Public      
   Health  to  make  rules  to ensure that third parties and governmental      
   entities make all required benefit payments.   Changes  the  effective      
   date of the bill from July 1, 1997 to July 1, 1998.                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Provides that the Department of Public Aid may, by rule,  require      
   participants to pay a co-payment for the drugs covered under the pro-       
   gram. Provides that the available moneys from which the Department may      
   pay for the drugs are the moneys in the Post-Kidney Transplant              
   Maintenance Drug Fund.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   0


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