SYVERSON-GARCIA-SMITH-OBAMA-DEL VALLE, REA, TROTTER AND PARKER.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Article of the
Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in provisions
regarding the termination of the AFDC program on December 31, 1998.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
305/ ILCS 5/4-0.5
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/4-19
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.
Provides that the demonstration project requiring clients of the
Department of Public Aid, or the Department of Human Services as its
successor agency, with alcohol or substance abuse problems to
participate in a treatment program, shall terminate on January 1,
2000. Makes a technical correction. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-16.3
Further amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions
regarding managed health care for recipients under the Code provides
that participating physicians in the Department of Public Aid's
managed care program must be licensed under the Medical Practice Act
of 1987 (now, licensed to practice medicine in all its branches).
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.
Recommends that the Senate concur in H-am 1.
Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-16.10 new
305 ILCS 5/5-16.11 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-6 from Ch. 23, par. 8A-6
305 ILCS 5/8A-13 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-14 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-15 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-16 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-17 new
405 ILCS 5/1-121.5 new
405 ILCS 5/2-102 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-102
405 ILCS 5/2-107 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-107
405 ILCS 5/2-107.1 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-107.1
405 ILCS 5/2-107.2 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-107.2
405 ILCS 5/2-110 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-110
405 ILCS 5/2-110.1 new
405 ILCS 5/3-601.2 new
405 ILCS 5/3-800 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-800
740 ILCS 110/2 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 802
740 ILCS 110/11 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 811
740 ILCS 140/Act title
740 ILCS 140/0.01 from Ch. 70, par. 800
740 ILCS 140/1 from Ch. 70, par. 801
740 ILCS 140/2 from Ch. 70, par. 802
740 ILCS 140/3 from Ch. 70, par. 803
755 ILCS 40/10 from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 851-10
Further amends the "Medicaid" Article of the Illinois Public Aid
Code. Provides that a managed health care entity may not engage in
door-to-door and certain other marketing activities. Requires that
the Department of Public Aid approve an entity's marketing plan.
Authorizes the Department of Public Aid Inspector General to
investigate entities' marketing practices. Provides that the pharmacy
formulary used by any managed care entity and its contract providers
providing services under this Code shall be no more restrictive than
the Illinois Department's pharmaceutical program on and after July 26,
1994. Amends the "Public Assistance Fraud" Article of the Public Aid
Code. Makes it unlawful to do any of the following: defraud any State
or federally funded or mandated health plan in connection with the
delivery of or payment for health care benefits; directly or
indirectly give or offer anything of value to a health care official
with the intent to influence or reward any act or decision of a health
care official; falsify or conceal a material fact or make a false
statement or representation in connection with the provision of health
care; or knowingly and willfully engage in any unfair or deceptive
marketing practice in connection with providing any health care
service or health plan. Provides for enhanced penalties for violators
other than individuals. Amends the Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Code and the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Confidentiality Act. Defines "authorized involuntary treatment" to
mean psychotropic medication and electro-convulsive therapy. Makes
various procedural safeguards applicable to administration of
authorized involuntary treatment (now, administration of psychotropic
medication only). Requires reports to the Department of Human
Services concerning the administration of electro-convulsive therapy.
Makes other changes. Amends the Sexual Exploitation in Psychotherapy
Act. Changes the title to the Sexual Exploitation in Psychotherapy,
Professional Health Services, and Professional Mental Health Services
Act. Provides for a cause of action for sexual exploitation of a
patient or former patient by an unlicensed health professional or
unlicensed mental health professional. Authorizes the Attorney
General to bring an action for injunctive relief against a
psychotherapist, unlicensed health professional, or unlicensed mental
health professional. Makes violation of a court order a Class 4
felony punishable by a fine not to exceed $25,000; also provides for a
civil penalty of $10,000 for contempt. Amends the Health Care
Surrogate Act in provisions regarding the definition of "available" to
provide that a person is unavailable if he or she is unwilling to
respond in a manner that indicates a choice among the treatment
matters at issue (now life-sustaining treatment matters at issue).
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends adding a requirement that only a physician licensed to
practice medicine in all its branches may act as a primary care
physician within a managed health care entity for purposes of the
integrated health care program.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0538
Last action date: 97-12-01
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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