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Full Text of SB0168  102nd General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act is
5amended by adding Section 8.9 as follows:
 
6    (20 ILCS 3960/8.9 new)
7    Sec. 8.9. Re-establishing discontinued general acute care
8hospital. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the
9contrary, a party seeking to re-establish a previously
10discontinued general acute care hospital under this Act shall
11be authorized to file a certificate of exemption under the Act
12if the following conditions are met:
13        (1) the previously discontinued general acute care
14    hospital was a safety net hospital, as defined pursuant to
15    Section 5-5e.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code, at the
16    time the Review Board approved the closure of the
17    previously discontinued general acute care hospital, or
18    had a Medicaid inpatient utilization rate in excess of 40%
19    as determined by the Department of Healthcare and Family
20    Services in the last rate year prior to the time the Review
21    Board approved the closure of the previously discontinued
22    general acute care hospital;
23        (2) the previously discontinued general acute care

 

 

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1    hospital surrendered its general acute care hospital
2    license to the Department of Public Health between January
3    1, 2019 and December 31, 2020;
4        (3) the certificate of exemption seeks to re-establish
5    the same number of total authorized beds as were
6    previously authorized by the Department of Public Health
7    at the previously discontinued general acute care
8    hospital;
9        (4) the party seeking to re-establish a previously
10    discontinued general acute care hospital commits to spend
11    at least $20,000,000 to re-establish the previously
12    discontinued general acute care hospital, which would
13    include the cost of land acquisition, building
14    acquisition, new construction, and new equipment;
15        (5) the party seeking to re-establish a previously
16    discontinued general acute care hospital will adopt and
17    maintain for at least a period of 2 years a charity care
18    policy that is no less restrictive than was in place at the
19    previously discontinued general acute care hospital;
20        (6) the party seeking to re-establish a previously
21    discontinued general acute care hospital will accept
22    Medicaid and Medicaid managed care patients; and
23        (7) the party seeking to re-establish a previously
24    discontinued general acute care hospital will agree to
25    maintain ownership of the re-established general acute
26    care hospital for no less than 5 years after the

 

 

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1    re-established general acute care hospital has been issued
2    a new general acute care hospital license from the
3    Department of Public Health.
 
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.