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      305 ILCS 5/5-2.3
          Amends the Medical Assistance  Article  of  the  Illinois
      Public  Aid  Code.   Makes  a  stylistic change in provisions
      regarding rights concerning institutionalization.
 1        AN ACT to amend the Illinois Public Aid Code by  changing
 2    Section 5-2.3.
 3        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:
 5        Section 5.  The Illinois Public Aid Code  is  amended  by
 6    changing Section 5-2.3 as follows:
 7        (305 ILCS 5/5-2.3)
 8        Sec.     5-2.3.      Notice    of    rights    concerning
 9    institutionalization.  The Illinois Department shall  prepare
10    a  notice to be given to every applicant for and recipient of
11    medical assistance under this Article when the  applicant  or
12    recipient,  or the spouse of the applicant or recipient, or a
13    person for whom the applicant or  recipient  is  the  primary
14    caretaker,  becomes  an institutionalized person.  The notice
15    shall  completely  and  fully  and  completely   inform   the
16    institutionalized person (and that person's spouse or primary
17    caretaker,  if  applicable)  of  each individual's rights and
18    obligations  under   this   Code   with   respect   to   that
19    institutionalization.
20    (Source: P.A. 88-162.)

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