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(405 ILCS 80/2-6)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1802-6)
An application for the Program shall be submitted to the
Department by the adult with a mental disability or, if the adult with a mental disability
requires a guardian, by his or her legal guardian. If the application for
participation in the Program is approved by the Department and the adult with a mental disability is eligible to receive services under this Article, the adult with a mental disability shall be made aware of the availability of a community support
team and shall be offered case management services. The amount of the
home-based services provided by the Department in any month shall be determined
by the service plan of the adult with a mental disability, but in no case shall it be
more than either:
(a) three hundred percent of the monthly federal
Supplemental Security Income payment for an individual residing alone if the adult with a mental disability is not enrolled in a special education program by a local education agency, or
(b) two hundred percent of the monthly Supplemental
Security Income payment for an individual residing alone if the adult with a mental disability is enrolled in a special education program by a local education agency.
Upon approval of the Department, all or part of the monthly amount approved
for home-based services to participating adults may be used as a one-time or
continuing payment to the eligible adult or the adult's parent or guardian to
pay for specified tangible items that are directly related to meeting basic
needs related to the person's mental disabilities.
Tangible items include, but are not limited to: adaptive equipment,
medication not covered by third-party payments, nutritional supplements, and
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)