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Full Text of HB5134  97th General Assembly




HB5134 EnrolledLRB097 17888 DRJ 63111 b

1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Nursing Home Care Act is amended by adding
5Section 3-713.5 as follows:
6    (210 ILCS 45/3-713.5 new)
7    Sec. 3-713.5. Informal dispute resolution. Pursuant to the
8requirements of subsection (c) of Section 3-212 of this Act,
9when a facility submits comments to licensure findings, it
10shall be considered an informal dispute resolution if the same
11findings were not submitted for an informal dispute resolution
12pursuant to protocols for federal certification deficiencies
13established by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
14Services. The Department shall review documentation submitted
15as the basis for an informal dispute resolution. If the
16Department determines that the submitted evidence or arguments
17were insufficient to refute the findings, then the Department
18shall provide a written explanation of the reason or reasons
19why the evidence or arguments were insufficient to refute the