TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER b: HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES
PART 245 HOME HEALTH, HOME SERVICES, AND HOME NURSING AGENCY CODE
SECTION 245.10 PURPOSE
Section 245.10 Purpose
a) This Part has been adopted in accordance with Sections 6, 6.3 and 6.7 of the Home Health, Home Services and Home Nursing Agency Licensing Act (the Act) [210 ILCS 55/6, 6.3 and 6.7].
b) Home health agencies licensed under the Act and this Part may be eligible for participation in the federal Medicare program under the rules of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (42 CFR 484.1 through 484.40).
c) Health care and support services are provided in the consumer's home by three basic types of agencies: home health care, home nursing care, and home support services. Each type of agency delivers a different type and scope of care or service. (Section 1.01 of the Act)
(Source: Amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 8949, effective June 5, 2008)