Any municipality having an ordinance licensing and regulating hospitals which provides for minimum standards and regulations substantially in compliance with those developed pursuant to this Act shall make such periodic reports to the Department as the Department deems necessary.
This report shall include a list of hospitals meeting standards substantially equivalent to those promulgated by the Department under this Act, and upon the receipt of such report the Department may then issue a license to such hospital.(a) A hospital located in a county with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants may apply to the Department for approval to conduct its operations from more than one location within the county under a single license.(c) Each hospital building or facility that is located on a site geographically separate from the campus or premises of another hospital building or facility operated by the licensee must, at a minimum, individually comply with the Department's hospital licensing requirements for emergency services.(d) The hospital shall submit to the Department a comprehensive plan in relation to the waiver or waivers requested describing the services and operations of each facility or building and how common services or operations will be coordinated between the various locations.
If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes made to the current law.(a) The purpose of this Act is to provide for the better protection of the public health through the development, establishment, and enforcement of standards (1) for the care of individuals in hospitals, (2) for the construction, maintenance, and operation of hospitals which, in light of advancing knowledge, will promote safe and adequate treatment of such individuals in hospital, and (3) that will have regard to the necessity of determining that a person establishing a hospital have the qualifications, background, character and financial resources to adequately provide a proper standard of hospital service for the community.
State of Illinois to establish safeguards that (i) require hospitals and hospital based providers to explain to individual providers the reasons, including economic factors, for credentialing decisions, (ii) allow an opportunity for a fair hearing, and (iii) report economic credentialing to the Hospital Licensing Board for further study.
For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide.
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The admission, registration, and consent form documents shall be specific to the licensee.(e) The licensee and host hospital shall submit to the Department a comprehensive plan describing the services and operations of each facility or building and between the licensee and host hospital, and how common services or operations will be coordinated between the various locations.
Nothing in this Section relieves a hospital from the requirements in the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act.(a) An application for a permit to establish a hospital shall be made to the Department upon forms provided by it. 1396b(w) that, if violated, would result in reductions to the amount of federal financial participation received by the State for Medicaid expenditures, and shall contain such information as the Department reasonably requires, which may include affirmative evidence of ability to comply with the provisions of this Act and the standards, rules, and regulations, promulgated by virtue thereof.
Nothing in this Section relieves a hospital from the requirements of the Health Facilities Planning Act.(a) Notwithstanding any other law or rule to the contrary, the Department may license as a hospital a building that (i) is owned or operated by a hospital licensed under this Act, (ii) is located in a municipality with a population of less than 60,000, and (iii) includes a postsurgical recovery care center licensed under the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act for a period of not less than 2 years, an ambulatory surgical treatment center licensed under the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, and a Freestanding Emergency Center licensed under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act.
Such compliance shall be determined by the Department subject to review as provided in Section 13 of this Act.
Section 13 of this Act shall also be applicable to the judicial review of final administrative decisions of the regulatory agency of the municipality.
The hospital shall submit to the Department a comprehensive plan describing the services and operations of each facility or building and how common services or operations will be coordinated between the various locations.
The Department shall review the plan and may authorize a waiver granting an exemption for compliance with the hospital licensing requirements for specific buildings or facilities, including requirements for emergency services, provided that the hospital has documented which other building or facility under its single license provides that service or operation, and that doing so would not endanger the public's health, safety, or welfare.
The services proposed by the licensee at the host hospital shall not consist of emergency services.(b) The portion of the facilities or buildings operated by the licensee at the host hospital shall be leased in part and operated by a single corporation or other legal entity serving as the licensee and shall have a single:directors of the licensee and governed by a single set of medical staff bylaws and associated rules and regulation of the licensee, with responsibility for the quality of the medical services provided by the licensee at the host hospital side; and The host hospital and licensee shall be jointly responsible for hospital licensing requirements relating to design and construction, engineering and maintenance of the physical plan, waste disposal, and fire safety.(c) The licensee and host hospital shall notify the public and patients through general signage and written notification provided upon admission that services are provided at the host hospital site by 2 separately licensed hospitals.