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SB2201 Enrolled                                LRB9212584DJgc

 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    changing Sections 5-5.12 and 9A-11.5 as follows:

 6        (305 ILCS 5/5-5.12) (from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.12)
 7        Sec. 5-5.12.  Pharmacy payments.
 8        (a)  Every  request   submitted   by   a   pharmacy   for
 9    reimbursement  under  this  Article  for  prescription  drugs
10    provided  to  a  recipient  of  aid  under this Article shall
11    include  the  name  of  the  prescriber  or   an   acceptable
12    identification number as established by the Department.
13        (b)  Pharmacies  providing  prescription drugs under this
14    Article shall be reimbursed at a rate which shall  include  a
15    professional  dispensing  fee  as  determined by the Illinois
16    Department,  plus  the  current  acquisition  cost   of   the
17    prescription  drug  dispensed.  The Illinois Department shall
18    update its  information  on  the  acquisition  costs  of  all
19    prescription  drugs  no  less  frequently than every 30 days.
20    However,  the  Illinois  Department  may  set  the  rate   of
21    reimbursement  for  the  acquisition  cost,  by  rule,  at  a
22    percentage of the current average wholesale acquisition cost.
23        (c)  The  Department  shall  not  impose requirements for
24    prior  approval  based  on  a   preferred   drug   list   for
25    anti-retroviral  or any atypical antipsychotics, conventional
26    antipsychotics, or anticonvulsants used for the treatment  of
27    serious mental illnesses until 30 days after it has conducted
28    a  study  of  the impact of such requirements on patient care
29    and submitted a  report  to  the  Speaker  of  the  House  of
30    Representatives and the President of the Senate.
31    (Source: P.A. 88-554, eff. 7-26-94; 89-673, eff. 8-14-96.)
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 1        (305 ILCS 5/9A-11.5)
 2        Sec.  9A-11.5.  Investigate  child  care  providers.  Any
 3    child  care  provider  receiving  funds  from  the child care
 4    assistance program under this Code who is not required to  be
 5    licensed  under  the  Child  Care  Act  of  1969  shall, as a
 6    condition of eligibility to participate  in  the  child  care
 7    assistance program under this Code, authorize in writing on a
 8    form  prescribed  by  the  Department  of Children and Family
 9    Services, periodic investigations  an  investigation  of  the
10    Central  Register,  as  defined  in  the Abused and Neglected
11    Child Reporting Act, to ascertain if the child care  provider
12    has  been  determined  to  be  a  perpetrator in an indicated
13    report of child abuse or neglect.
14        The Department of  Children  and  Family  Services  shall
15    conduct  an  investigation  of  the  Central  Register at the
16    request of the Department.  The Department shall request  the
17    Department   of  Children  and  Family  Services  to  conduct
18    periodic  investigations  an  investigation  of  the  Central
19    Register.   The  Department  shall  by  rule  determine  when
20    payment to an unlicensed child care provider may be  withheld
21    if  there is an indicated finding against the provider in the
22    Central Register.
23    (Source: P.A. 90-684, eff. 7-31-98.)

24        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
25    becoming law.

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