Rep. Sam Yingling

Filed: 5/9/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3465 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act is
5amended by changing Section 3 and by adding Section 6.8 as
7    (210 ILCS 5/3)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.3)
8    Sec. 3. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise
9requires, the following words and phrases shall have the
10meanings ascribed to them:
11    (A) "Ambulatory surgical treatment center" means any
12institution, place or building devoted primarily to the
13maintenance and operation of facilities for the performance of
14surgical procedures. "Ambulatory surgical treatment center"
15includes any place that meets and complies with the definition
16of an ambulatory surgical treatment center under the rules



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1adopted by the Department or any facility in which a medical or
2surgical procedure is utilized to terminate a pregnancy,
3irrespective of whether the facility is devoted primarily to
4this purpose. Such facility shall not provide beds or other
5accommodations for the overnight stay of patients; however,
6facilities devoted exclusively to the treatment of children may
7provide accommodations and beds for their patients for up to 23
8hours following admission. Individual patients shall be
9discharged in an ambulatory condition without danger to the
10continued well being of the patients or shall be transferred to
11a hospital.
12    The term "ambulatory surgical treatment center" does not
13include any of the following:
14        (1) Any institution, place, building or agency
15    required to be licensed pursuant to the "Hospital Licensing
16    Act", approved July 1, 1953, as amended.
17        (2) Any person or institution required to be licensed
18    pursuant to the Nursing Home Care Act, the Specialized
19    Mental Health Rehabilitation Act, or the ID/DD Community
20    Care Act.
21        (3) Hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers
22    maintained by the State or any department or agency
23    thereof, where such department or agency has authority
24    under law to establish and enforce standards for the
25    hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers under
26    its management and control.



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1        (4) Hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers
2    maintained by the Federal Government or agencies thereof.
3        (5) Any place, agency, clinic, or practice, public or
4    private, whether organized for profit or not, devoted
5    exclusively to the performance of dental or oral surgical
6    procedures.
7    (B) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership,
8corporation, company, association, or joint stock association,
9or the legal successor thereof.
10    (C) "Department" means the Department of Public Health of
11the State of Illinois.
12    (D) "Director" means the Director of the Department of
13Public Health of the State of Illinois.
14    (E) "Physician" means a person licensed to practice
15medicine in all of its branches in the State of Illinois.
16    (F) "Dentist" means a person licensed to practice dentistry
17under the Illinois Dental Practice Act.
18    (G) "Podiatric physician" means a person licensed to
19practice podiatry under the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of
21(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813,
22eff. 7-13-12; 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)
23    (210 ILCS 5/6.8 new)
24    Sec. 6.8. Agreements with the federal Centers for Medicare
25and Medicaid Services. An ambulatory surgical treatment center



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1that elects to have an agreement with the federal Centers for
2Medicare and Medicaid Services, as provided in 42 CFR 416, must
3also meet the Medicare conditions as an ambulatory surgical
4center, as set forth in 42 CFR 416, and have an active
5agreement with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
6Services to participate in Medicare as an ambulatory surgical
7center provider in Illinois.".