20 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 1705/71a. Community Behavioral Health Care: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act – Illinois

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 2011
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The Department shall strive to guarantee that persons, including children, suffering from mental illness, substance abuse, and other behavioral disorders have access to locally accessible behavioral health care providers who have the ability to treat the person’s conditions in a cost effective, outcome-based manner. An essential community behavioral health care provider shall be compensated on a fee-for-service basis within a global budget or within a risk-based incentive contract in accordance with the contracts and standards of the respective payors. Staff members and other health care providers in the service area of the designated essential community behavioral health care provider shall not be restricted from providing care, treatment, or services through affiliation with any other health insurer or health care service contractor.

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