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Public Act 097-0863





Public Act 097-0863
HB5134 EnrolledLRB097 17888 DRJ 63111 b

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

Effective Date: 1/1/2013