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(410 ILCS 70/5.5)
Minimum reimbursement requirements for follow-up healthcare.
(a) Every hospital, pediatric health care facility, health care professional, laboratory, or pharmacy that provides follow-up healthcare to a sexual assault survivor, with the consent of the sexual assault survivor and as ordered by the attending physician, an advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant shall be reimbursed for the follow-up healthcare services provided. Follow-up healthcare services include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) a physical examination;
(2) laboratory tests to determine the presence or
absence of sexually transmitted infection; and
(3) appropriate medications, including HIV
prophylaxis, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines.
(b) Reimbursable follow-up healthcare is limited to office visits with a physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant within 180 days after an initial visit for hospital medical forensic services.
(c) Nothing in this Section requires a hospital, pediatric health care facility, health care professional, laboratory, or pharmacy to provide follow-up healthcare to a sexual assault survivor.
(d) This Section is effective on and after January 1, 2024.
(Source: P.A. 101-634, eff. 6-5-20; 102-22, eff. 6-25-21; 102-674, eff. 11-30-21; 102-1097, eff. 1-1-23