State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT in relation to public aid.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The  Illinois  Public Aid Code is amended by
 5    adding Section 5-5.22 as follows:

 6        (305 ILCS 5/5-5.22 new)
 7        Sec.  5-5.22.  Long-term  care  facilities;  prescription
 8    drugs.
 9        (a)  A skilled nursing or intermediate care facility  may
10    request   payment  from  the  Illinois  Department  only  for
11    prescription  drugs  actually  used   and   administered   to
12    residents  of the facility, and the Illinois Department shall
13    provide payment under  this  Article  only  for  prescription
14    drugs  actually  used  and  administered  to residents of the
15    facility.
16        (b)  If a facility has dispensed for a resident a greater
17    amount of one or more prescription drugs than  are  used  and
18    actually  administered  to  the  resident,  the  facility may
19    redispense those drugs to  be  administered  to  a  different
20    resident   than   the  one  for  whom  they  were  originally
21    dispensed.

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