Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health, subject to appropriation or other available funding, shall conduct a program to promote awareness, testing, diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney disease. Establishes a Chronic Kidney Disease Awareness, Testing, Diagnosis and Treatment Program in the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Program shall apply to certain persons and entities. Provides that administrative costs of the Department shall not exceed 10% of the funds allocated to the Program. Provides that indirect costs of the entities funded by the Program shall not exceed 12%. Provides that 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.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions substantially similar to those of Senate Bill 1461, except deletes language providing that the Chronic Kidney Disease Awareness, Testing, Diagnosis and Treatment Program shall apply to: (i) uninsured and underinsured persons 50 years of age or older, (ii) uninsured and underinsured persons over the age of 50 who have a family history of kidney disease or have been diagnosed with diabetes or hypertension upon the advice of a physician or upon the request of the patient, and (iii) non-profit organizations providing assistance to these persons.