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Full Text of HB2706  99th General Assembly


Rep. Norine Hammond

Filed: 3/23/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2706 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Hospital Report Card Act is amended by
5changing Section 30 as follows:
6    (210 ILCS 86/30)
7    Sec. 30. Department reports. The Department of Public
8Health shall annually submit to the General Assembly a report
9summarizing the quarterly reports by health service area and
10shall publish that report on its website. The Department of
11Public Health may issue quarterly informational bulletins at
12its discretion, summarizing all or part of the information
13submitted in these quarterly reports. The Department shall
14publish quality and safety measures on major public health
15problems, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, that
16have been vetted by the National Quality Forum, the Agency for



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1Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease
2Control and Prevention, or the Centers for Medicare and
3Medicaid Services. The Department shall also publish
4risk-adjusted mortality rates for each hospital based upon
5information hospitals have already submitted to the Department
6pursuant to their obligations to report health care information
7under other public health reporting laws and regulations
8outside of this Act. The published mortality rates must comply
9with the hospital data publication process contained in
10subsection (c) of Section 25 of this Act.
11(Source: P.A. 93-563, eff. 1-1-04.)".