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(410 ILCS 45/7.2)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1307.2)
Fees; reimbursement; Lead Poisoning Screening, Prevention, and Abatement Fund.
(a) The Department may establish fees according to a reasonable fee
structure to cover the cost of providing a testing service for laboratory
analysis of blood lead tests and any necessary follow-up. Fees collected
from the Department's testing service shall be placed in a special fund in
the State treasury known as the Lead Poisoning Screening, Prevention, and
Abatement Fund. Other State and federal funds for expenses related to lead
poisoning screening, follow-up, treatment, and abatement programs may also
be placed in the Fund. Moneys shall be appropriated from the Fund to the
Department for the implementation and enforcement of this Act.
(b) The Department shall certify, as required by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, any non-reimbursed public expenditures for all approved lead testing and evaluation activities for Medicaid-eligible children expended by the Department from the non-federal portion of funds, including, but not limited to, assessment of home, physical, and family environments; comprehensive environmental lead investigation; and laboratory services for Medicaid-eligible children. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall provide appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Codes for all billable services and claim federal financial participation for the properly certified public expenditures submitted to it by the Department. Any federal financial participation revenue received pursuant to this Act shall be deposited in the Lead Poisoning Screening, Prevention, and Abatement Fund.
(c) Any delegate agency may establish fees, according to a reasonable
fee structure, to cover the costs of drawing blood for blood lead testing and evaluation
and any necessary follow-up.
(Source: P.A. 98-690, eff. 1-1-15; 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)