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1    AN ACT concerning health.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Autism Spectrum Disorders Reporting Act is
5amended by adding Section 32 as follows:
6    (410 ILCS 201/32 new)
7    Sec. 32. Reporting; access to applied behavior analysis.
8No later than December 31st of each year, the Department of
9Healthcare and Family Services shall submit a report to the
10General Assembly regarding access to applied behavior analysis
11therapy for people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
12The report shall include, but is not limited to, the following
14        (1) The number of Medicaid-enrolled providers in the
15    State of Illinois certified to provide applied behavior
16    analysis therapy services, in accordance with
17    administrative rules and Department of Healthcare and
18    Family Services policy.
19        (2) The number of Medicaid-enrolled children in
20    Illinois with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and
21    who receive applied behavior analysis therapy services.
22        (3) Information concerning the development and public
23    distribution of low-literacy materials that will inform



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1    and educate parents of children with autism spectrum
2    disorder who are enrolled in Medicaid and eligible to
3    receive applied behavior analysis therapy treatment about
4    this benefit and how to access it.