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Public Act 094-0081




Public Act 094-0081
SB1461 Enrolled LRB094 10048 RXD 40306 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 2310-339 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-339 new)
    Sec. 2310-339. Chronic Kidney Disease Program.
    (a) The Department, subject to appropriation or other
available funding, shall establish a Chronic Kidney Disease
Awareness, Testing, Diagnosis and Treatment Program. The
program may include, but is not limited to:
        (1) Dissemination of information regarding the
    incidence of chronic kidney disease, the risk factors
    associated with chronic kidney disease, and the benefits of
    early testing, diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney
        (2) Promotion information and counseling about
    treatment options.
        (3) Establishment and promotion of referral services
    and testing programs.
        (4) Development and dissemination, through print and
    broadcast media, of public service announcements that
    publicize the importance of awareness, testing, diagnosis
    and treatment of chronic kidney disease.
    (b) Any entity funded by the Program shall coordinate with
other local providers of chronic kidney disease testing,
diagnostic, follow-up, education, and advocacy services to
avoid duplication of effort. Any entity funded by the Program
shall comply with any applicable State and federal standards
regarding chronic kidney disease testing.
    (c) Administrative costs of the Department shall not exceed
10% of the funds allocated to the Program. Indirect costs of
the entities funded by this Program shall not exceed 12%. The
Department shall define "indirect costs" in accordance with
applicable State and federal law.
    (d) Any entity funded by the Program shall collect data and
maintain records that are determined by the Department to be
necessary to facilitate the Department's ability to monitor and
evaluate the effectiveness of the entities and the Program.
Commencing with the Program's second year of operation, the
Department shall submit an annual report to the General
Assembly and the Governor. The report shall describe the
activities and effectiveness of the Program and shall include,
but is not limited to, the following types of information
regarding those persons served by the Program: (i) the number,
(ii) the ethnic, geographic, and age breakdown, (iii) the
stages of progression, and (iv) the diagnostic and treatment
    (e) The Department or any entity funded by the Program
shall collect personal and medical information necessary to
administer the Program from any individual applying for
services under the Program. The information shall be
confidential and shall not be disclosed other than for purposes
directly connected with the administration of the Program or as
otherwise provided by law or pursuant to prior written consent
of the subject of the information.
    (f) The Department or any entity funded by the Program may
disclose the confidential information to medical personnel and
fiscal intermediaries of the State to the extent necessary to
administer the Program, and to other State public health
agencies or medical researchers if the confidential
information is necessary to carry out the duties of those
agencies or researchers in the investigation, control, or
surveillance of chronic kidney disease.
    (g) The Department shall adopt rules to implement the
Program in accordance with the Illinois Administrative
Procedure Act.

Effective Date: 1/1/2006