DHS-POST-KIDNEY TRANSPLNT DRUG
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Department of Human Services Act and the State Finance
Act. Requires the Department to establish a program to pay for drugs
prescribed exclusively for post-kidney transplant maintenance.
Creates the Post-Kidney Transplant Maintenance Drug Fund as a special
fund in the State treasury, from which payments shall be made.
Effective July 1, 1997.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 1305/10-30 new
30 ILCS 105/5.449 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/12-4.35 new
30 ILCS 105/5.480 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.
Reinserts language as introduced but changes the administration of the
program from the Department of Human Services to the Department of
Public Aid and removes provision requiring the Department of Public
Health to make rules to ensure that third parties and governmental
entities make all required benefit payments. Changes the effective
date of the bill from July 1, 1997 to July 1, 1998.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that the Department of Public Aid may, by rule, require
participants to pay a co-payment for the drugs covered under the pro-
gram. Provides that the available moneys from which the Department may
pay for the drugs are the moneys in the Post-Kidney Transplant
Maintenance Drug Fund.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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