TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER g: GRANTS, LOANS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE
PART 582 STATE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM CODE
SECTION 582.140 MEDICAL FACILITY TRANSFER


 

Section 582.140† Medical Facility Transfer

 

A health care professional may transfer from the medical facility stipulated in the agreement to a new medical facility, provided that the requirements in this Section are met.

 

a)†††††††† The health care professional shall request a transfer in writing to the Department.† The request must be approved before the health care professional transfers to the new site. †The request shall be submitted to the Department at least 30 calendar days prior to the anticipated transfer.

 

b)†††††††† If a health care professional transfers from the medical facility stipulated in the agreement to a new medical facility prior to Department approval, the health care professional will not receive credit toward their service obligation for the time period between the transfer and the subsequent approval.† The health care professionalís service obligation will be tolled to accommodate this time period.

 

c)†††††††† The new medical facility shall be in an HPSA in Illinois.

 

d)†††††††† If the transfer request is denied, the health care professional shall continue to work at the original medical facility.

 

e)†††††††† If the transfer request is denied and the health care professional refuses assignment to his/her current medical facility or to another approved medical facility, the health care professional shall be in breach.

 

f)†††††††† A health care professional who resigns from his/her current medical facility without prior approval from the Department or is terminated by the medical facility for cause shall not receive a transfer to another medical facility and shall be in breach.

 

(Source:† Amended at 47 Ill. Reg. 13300, effective August 29, 2023)