91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0486
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DHS-POST ORGAN TRANSPLANTS                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code 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, 1999.                                                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          305 ILCS 5/12-4.36 new                                               
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 2310/55.91 new                                               
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause.  Amends  the  Civil      
   Administrative  Code of Illinois.  Reinserts provisions of the bill as      
   introduced but changes the administration  of  the  program  from  the      
   Department of Public Aid to the Department of Public Health.                
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          30 ILCS 105/5.490 new                                                
          20 ILCS 2310/55.91 new                                               
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 2310/2310-260 new                                            
          30 ILCS 105/5.541 new                                                
        Deletes everything.  Amends  the  Civil  Administrative  Code  of      
   Illinois.    Establishes  a  program by which the Department of Public      
   Health pays post-organ transplant maintenance and  retention    costs.      
   Provides  that  the  Department shall establish  eligibility standards      
   and an application process for the   program.  Sets  some  eligibility      
   requirements   and  criteria    which  the  Department  may  apply  in      
   restricting  reimbursements. Lists criteria by  that   the  Department      
   determines  a  maximum  amount  to  pay  per transplant. Requires  the      
   Director of Public Health to maintain a list of drugs   used  in  post      
   transplant   maintenance   and   retention  that  are    eligible  for      
   reimbursement under the  program.  Establishes  a    fund  from  which      
   payments  are made under the program. Amends  the State Finance Act by      
   adding a post transplant  maintenance and retention fund to that Act's      
   list of  special funds in the State Treasury. Effective July 1, 2000.       
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0873

   Last action date: 00-06-30

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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