92nd General Assembly
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   740 ILCS 110/10           from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 810                         

        Amends  the  Mental   Health   and   Developmental   Disabilities      
   Confidentiality  Act.  Provides  that  records and communications of a      
   recipient may be disclosed when disclosure  is  necessary  to  collect      
   sums  or  receive  third party payment representing charges for mental      
   health or developmental disabilities services provided by a  therapist      
   or  agency  to  a  recipient.  Provides  that disclosure is limited to      
   information needed to pursue collection and the information may not be      
   used for any other purposes  nor  may  it  be  redisclosed  except  in      
   connection  with  collection  activities.  Provides  that,  when those      
   records are disclosed, the recipients of the records shall be  advised      
   in writing that a person who discloses records in violation of the Act      
   is  subject  to  civil  liability  and  criminal  penalties. Effective      
   FEB-07-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-07-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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