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Full Text of HB2839  98th General Assembly




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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 Home Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing
5Agency Licensing Act is amended by changing Section 2.05 as
7    (210 ILCS 55/2.05)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2802.05)
8    Sec. 2.05. "Home health services" means services provided
9to a person at his residence according to a plan of treatment
10for illness or infirmity prescribed by a physician licensed to
11practice medicine in all its branches, a physician assistant
12who has been delegated the authority to prescribe home health
13services by his or her supervising physician, or an advanced
14practice nurse who has a written collaborative agreement with a
15collaborating physician that delegates the authority to
16prescribe home health services. Such services include part time
17and intermittent nursing services and other therapeutic
18services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy,
19speech therapy, medical social services, or services provided
20by a home health aide.
21(Source: P.A. 80-804.)
22    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon



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1becoming law.