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 Bill Status of HB2368  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HOSPITALS-IMPOVERISHED AREAS

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 85/6.28 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that, on or after July 1, 2020, any hospital system consisting of 3 or more hospitals with combined revenues that exceed $500,000,000 that closes a hospital that serves an impoverished area shall repay the specified hospital access payments received by the closing hospital in the 24 months prior to closing. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall determine the amount to be repaid and send a notice to the closing hospital within 14 days after notification of closing to the Department. Requires that the funds be divided evenly and paid to the other safety net hospitals in the closing hospital's 15-mile radius by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and used by the remaining safety net hospitals to assist in maintaining the local area health care needs. Defines "impoverished area". Provides for repeal of the provisions on January 1, 2022. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/19/2021HouseTo Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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