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Full Text of SB3465  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 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
17adopted by the Department or any facility in which a medical or
18surgical procedure is utilized to terminate a pregnancy,
19irrespective of whether the facility is devoted primarily to
20this purpose. Such facility shall not provide beds or other
21accommodations for the overnight stay of patients; however,
22facilities devoted exclusively to the treatment of children may
23provide accommodations and beds for their patients for up to 23



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1hours following admission. Individual patients shall be
2discharged in an ambulatory condition without danger to the
3continued well being of the patients or shall be transferred to
4a hospital.
5    The term "ambulatory surgical treatment center" does not
6include any of the following:
7        (1) Any institution, place, building or agency
8    required to be licensed pursuant to the "Hospital Licensing
9    Act", approved July 1, 1953, as amended.
10        (2) Any person or institution required to be licensed
11    pursuant to the Nursing Home Care Act, the Specialized
12    Mental Health Rehabilitation Act, or the ID/DD Community
13    Care Act.
14        (3) Hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers
15    maintained by the State or any department or agency
16    thereof, where such department or agency has authority
17    under law to establish and enforce standards for the
18    hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers under
19    its management and control.
20        (4) Hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers
21    maintained by the Federal Government or agencies thereof.
22        (5) Any place, agency, clinic, or practice, public or
23    private, whether organized for profit or not, devoted
24    exclusively to the performance of dental or oral surgical
25    procedures.
26    (B) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership,



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1corporation, company, association, or joint stock association,
2or the legal successor thereof.
3    (C) "Department" means the Department of Public Health of
4the State of Illinois.
5    (D) "Director" means the Director of the Department of
6Public Health of the State of Illinois.
7    (E) "Physician" means a person licensed to practice
8medicine in all of its branches in the State of Illinois.
9    (F) "Dentist" means a person licensed to practice dentistry
10under the Illinois Dental Practice Act.
11    (G) "Podiatric physician" means a person licensed to
12practice podiatry under the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of
14(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813,
15eff. 7-13-12; 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)
16    (210 ILCS 5/6.8 new)
17    Sec. 6.8. Agreements with the federal Centers for Medicare
18and Medicaid Services. An ambulatory surgical treatment center
19that elects to have an agreement with the federal Centers for
20Medicare and Medicaid Services, as provided in 42 CFR 416, must
21also meet the Medicare conditions as an ambulatory surgical
22center, as set forth in 42 CFR 416, and have an active
23agreement with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
24Services to participate in Medicare as an ambulatory surgical
25center provider in Illinois.