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 515.5030 REQUEST FOR PRIMARY STROKE CENTER DESIGNATION
Section 515.5030 Request for Primary Stroke Center Designation
a) A hospital that is already certified as a Primary Stroke Center by a nationally recognized certifying body approved by the Department shall send a copy of the certificate and annual fee to the Department, along with an application available through the Department. (Section 3.117(a)(2) of the Act)
b) Within 30 business days after the Department receives the hospital's certificate indicating that the hospital is a certified PSC in good standing with the certifying body, and the completed application available through the Department, the hospital shall be deemed to be a State-designated PSC. (Section 3.117(a)(2) and (4) of the Act)
c) The Department will send designation notices to hospitals that it designates and will add the names of designated PSCs to the website listing immediately upon designation. Subject to Section 515.5040, the Department will remove the name of a hospital from the website listing when a hospital loses its designation after notice and, if requested by the hospital, a hearing. (Section 3.118(c) of the Act)
d) The application available through the Department shall include a statement that the hospital meets the requirements for PSC designation in Section 3.117 of the Act. The applicant hospital shall provide the following:
1) Hospital name and address;
2) Hospital chief executive officer/administrator typed name and signature;
3) Hospital stroke medical director typed name and signature; and
4) Contact person typed name, e-mail address and phone number.
e) The application available through the Department will instruct the hospital to provide proof of current PSC certification from a nationally recognized certifying body approved by the Department.
f) A hospital designated as a PSC shall pay an annual fee of $350.
(Source: Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 8274, effective June 3, 2016)