TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER f: EMERGENCY SERVICES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY
PART 515 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, TRAUMA CENTER, COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER, PRIMARY STROKE CENTER AND ACUTE STROKE READY HOSPITAL CODE
SECTION 515.835 STRETCHER VAN PROVIDER LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
Section 515.835 Stretcher Van Provider Licensing Requirements
a) An application for a stretcher van provider license shall be submitted on a form prescribed by the Department. The application shall include, but not be limited to:
1) Applicant's and registered agent's name and permanent business addresses and telephone numbers; and
2) For each vehicle to be covered by the license, the make, model, year, vehicle identification number, State vehicle license number and proof of liability insurance.
b) The application shall be accompanied by a fee of $25 for each vehicle included in the license application, up to 100 vehicles. A fee of $2500 shall be submitted for applications for 100 or more vehicles.
c) An application for license renewal shall be submitted to the Department in accordance with subsections (a) and (b) of this Section at least 60 days, but no more than 90 days, prior to license expiration.
d) The Department shall issue a license that is valid for one year if, after inspection, the Department finds that the stretcher van provider and each vehicle identified in the application are in compliance with the Act and this Part.
e) The Department is authorized to make inspections and make investigations as it deems necessary to determine compliance with the Act and this Part. Advance notice shall not be required. Pursuant to any inspection or investigation, a licensee shall allow the Department full access to all records, equipment, personnel and vehicles relating to activities addressed in the Act or this Part.
f) Each license is issued to the licensee for the vehicles identified in the application and is not transferrable. The licensee shall notify the Department, in writing, within 10 days after any changes in the information on the application. Additional vehicles shall not be put into service until an application is submitted with the required fee and an inspection is conducted.
g) A stretcher van provider is prohibited from advertising, identifying its vehicles, or disseminating information in a false or misleading manner concerning the provider's type and level of vehicles, location, response times, level of personnel, licensure status, or EMS System participation. (Section 3.86 of the Act)
(Source: Added at 35 Ill. Reg. 18331, effective October 21, 2011)