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(20 ILCS 2310/2310-617)
Human papillomavirus vaccine.
(a) As used in this Section, "eligible individual" means a female child under the age of 18, and, beginning on January 1, 2020, a male child under the age of 18, who is a resident of Illinois who: (1) is not entitled to receive a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination at no cost as a benefit under a plan of health insurance, a managed care plan, or a plan provided by a health maintenance organization, a health services plan corporation, or a similar entity, and (2) meets the requirements established by the Department of Public Health by rule.
(b) Subject to appropriation, the Department of Public Health shall establish and administer a program, commencing no later than July 1, 2011, under which any eligible individual shall, upon the eligible individual's request, receive a series of HPV vaccinations as medically indicated, at no cost to the eligible individual.
(c) The Department of Public Health shall adopt rules for the administration and operation of the program, including, but not limited to: determination of the HPV vaccine formulation to be administered and the method of administration; eligibility requirements and eligibility determinations; and standards and criteria for acquisition and distribution of the HPV vaccine and related supplies. The Department may enter into contracts or agreements with public or private entities for the performance of such duties under the program as the Department may deem appropriate to carry out this Section and its rules adopted under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 100-741, eff. 1-1-19