TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1300 NURSE PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1300.640 STANDARDS FOR TERMINATION


 

Section 1300.640  Standards for Termination

 

a)         The Division may terminate the participation of a skilled nursing facility in the medication aide pilot program for any of the following:

 

1)         Failure to allow representatives of the Division or IDPH to conduct site visits or to provide resident records, data, information or reports to the board in accordance with the Act and this Part, and as agreed to in the pilot program application;

 

2)         Failure to maintain the standards set forth in Section 1300.630;

 

3)         Failure to assure that licensed medication aides administering prescription medications in the skilled nursing facility act in accordance with the standards set forth in Section 1300.670;

 

4)         Failure to assure that licensed medication aides do not have access to, or do not administer, Schedule II controlled substances;

 

5)         A finding by IDPH that the skilled nursing facility has violated the Nursing Home Care Act and/or the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMS) requirements;

 

6)         A facility found by IDPH to have met any of the criteria in 77 Ill. Adm. Code 300.165(b) or 300.180 or Section 3-119 of the Nursing Home Care Act, shall be terminated from the pilot program.

 

b)         A skilled nursing facility whose participation in the pilot program is terminated by the Division in accordance with subsection (a) shall comply with the following:

 

1)         Immediately cease using licensed medication aides to administer medications;

 

2)         Submit to the Division all data and information necessary to satisfy reporting requirements imposed by Section 80-10(b)(6) of the Act;

 

3)         Provide a list of the licensed medication aides employed by that facility.

 

c)         A skilled nursing facility that voluntarily withdraws from participation in the pilot program shall comply with all of the following:

 

1)         Provide immediate written notice to the Division that the skilled nursing facility is withdrawing from participation in the pilot program;

 

2)         Immediately cease using licensed medication aides to administer medications;

 

3)         Submit to the Division all data and information necessary to satisfy reporting requirements imposed by Section 80-10(b)(6) of the Act.

 

4)         Provide a list of the licensed medication aides employed by that facility.

 

(Source:  Added at 39 Ill. Reg. 15764, effective November 24, 2015)