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Full Text of HB4980  93rd General Assembly


Health Care Availability and Access Committee

Filed: 02/24/04





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4980 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act is
5 amended by adding Section 12.4 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 3960/12.4 new)
7     Sec. 12.4. Hospital reduction in health care services;
8 notice. If a hospital reduces any of the Categories of Service
9 as outlined in Title 77, Chapter II, Part 1110 in the Illinois
10 Administrative Code, or any other service as defined by rule by
11 the State Board, by 50% or more according to rules adopted by
12 the State Board, then within 30 days after reducing the
13 service, the hospital must give written notice of the reduction
14 in service to the State Board, the Department of Public Health,
15 and the State Senator and 2 State Representatives serving the
16 legislative district in which the hospital is located. The
17 State Board shall adopt rules to implement this Section,
18 including rules that specify (i) how each health care service
19 is defined, if not already defined in the State Board's rules,
20 and (ii) what constitutes a reduction in service of 50% or
21 more.".