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Full Text of HB4526  99th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced , by Rep. Elaine Nekritz


305 ILCS 5/5-8  from Ch. 23, par. 5-8

    Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt rules, no later than 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, for the legally recognized services of persons licensed under other laws of this State as a clinical social worker.

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1    AN ACT concerning public aid.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5changing Section 5-8 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/5-8)  (from Ch. 23, par. 5-8)
7    Sec. 5-8. Practitioners. In supplying medical assistance,
8the Illinois Department may provide for the legally authorized
9services of (i) persons licensed under the Medical Practice Act
10of 1987, as amended, except as hereafter in this Section
11stated, whether under a general or limited license, (ii)
12persons licensed under the Nurse Practice Act as advanced
13practice nurses, regardless of whether or not the persons have
14written collaborative agreements, (iii) persons licensed or
15registered under other laws of this State to provide dental,
16medical, pharmaceutical, optometric, podiatric, or nursing
17services, or other remedial care recognized under State law,
18and (iv) persons licensed under other laws of this State as a
19clinical social worker. The Department shall adopt rules, no
20later than 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory
21Act of the 99th General Assembly, for the legally authorized
22services of persons licensed under other laws of this State as
23a clinical social worker. The Department may not provide for



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1legally authorized services of any physician who has been
2convicted of having performed an abortion procedure in a wilful
3and wanton manner on a woman who was not pregnant at the time
4such abortion procedure was performed. The utilization of the
5services of persons engaged in the treatment or care of the
6sick, which persons are not required to be licensed or
7registered under the laws of this State, is not prohibited by
8this Section.
9(Source: P.A. 99-173, eff. 7-29-15.)