TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER II: HEALTH FACILITIES AND SERVICES REVIEW BOARD
SUBCHAPTER a: ILLINOIS HEALTH CARE FACILITIES PLAN
PART 1110 PROCESSING, CLASSIFICATION POLICIES AND REVIEW CRITERIA
SECTION 1110.APPENDIX B STATE GUIDELINES - SQUARE FOOTAGE AND UTILIZATION



Section 1110.APPENDIX B   State Guidelines − Square Footage and Utilization

 

The following area standards are established for departments, clinical service areas and facilities. All Diagnostic and Treatment utilization numbers are the minimums per unit for establishing more than one unit, except where noted in 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100.  HFSRB shall periodically evaluate the guidelines to determine if revisions should be made. Any revisions will be promulgated in accordance with the provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act [5 ILCS 100]. 

 

Definitions pertaining to this Appendix are contained in 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100.220. 

 

HOSPITAL-BASED SERVICES

 

For hospitals, area determinations for departments and clinical service areas are to be made in departmental gross square feet (dgsf). Spaces to be included in the applicant's determination of square footage shall include all functional areas minimally required by the Hospital Licensing Act, applicable federal certification, and any additional spaces required by the applicant's operational program.

 

 

Service Areas

Square Feet/Unit or Key Room

Annual Utilization/Unit

Acute Care

 

 

Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Obstetric & Long-Term Acute Care Service

500-660 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Newborn Nursery (includes Level I, Level II, and Level II+ with extended neonatal capabilities)

160 dgsf/Obstetrics Bed & LDRP

 

Labor Delivery Recovery (LDR)

1120-1600 dgsf/Room

400 Births/LDR Room

Labor Delivery Recovery Post-partum (LDRP)

1120-1600 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

C-Section Suite

2075 dgsf/OR

800 Procedures/Room

Acute Mental Illness Service

440-560 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation Service

525-660 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Hospital-Based Long-Term Care

440-560 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Critical Care

 

 

Intensive Care Service

600-685 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) or Level III Nursery

434-568 dgsf/Bed or Bassinet

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Diagnostic and Treatment

 

 

Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology (Excludes portables & mobile equipment/Utilization)

 

 

•     General Radiology

1300 dgsf/Unit

8000 procedures

•     Fluoroscopy/Tomography/Other

X-ray procedures

1300 dgsf/Unit

6500 procedures

•    Dedicated Chest

900 dgsf/Unit

9000 procedures

•    Mammography

900 dgsf/Unit

5000 visits

•     Ultra-Sound

900 dgsf/Unit

3100 visits

•     Angiography (Special Procedures)

1800 dgsf/Unit

1800 visits

•     CT Scan

1800 dgsf/Unit

7000 visits

•     PET

1800 dgsf/Unit

3600 visits

•     MRI

1800 dgsf/Unit

2500 procedures

•     Nuclear Medicine

1600 dgsf/Unit

2000 visits

Radiation Therapy

 

 

•     Accelerator

2400 dgsf/

Accelerator

7500 treatments

•     Simulator

1800 dgsf/

Simulator

 

Emergency Department

900 dgsf/ Treatment Station

2000 visits/station/year

Cardiac Catheterization

1800 dgsf

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100 for establishment of service 1500 visits/year for additional units

Ambulatory Care

800 dgsf

2000 visits/year

Surgical Operating Suite (Class C)

2750 dgsf/

Operating Room

1500 hrs/Operating Room

Surgical Procedure Suite (Class B)

1100 dgsf/

Procedure Room

1500 hrs/Procedure Room

Post-Anesthesia Recovery Phase I

180 dgsf/Recovery Station

 

Post-Anesthesia Recovery Phase II

400 dgsf/Recovery Station

 

In-Center Hemodialysis

470 dgsf/Station

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

 

HFSRB NOTE:  The standards for Post-Anesthesia Recovery Phase I and Post-Anesthesia Recovery Phase II shall be used as the standards for recovery stations associated with Surgical Operating Suite (Class C) and Surgical Procedure Suite (Class B).

 

OTHER FACILITIES

 

The following standards apply to new construction, the development of freestanding facilities, modernization, and the development of facilities in existing structures, including the use of leased space.  For new construction, the standards are based upon the inclusion of all building components and are expressed in building gross square feet (bgsf).  For modernization projects, the standards are based upon interior build-out only and are expressed in departmental gross square feet (dgsf).  Spaces to be included in the applicant's determination of square footage shall include all functional areas minimally required for the applicable service areas by the appropriate rules required for IDPH licensure and/or federal certification  and any additional spaces required by the applicant's operational program.

 

Service Areas

Square Feet/Unit

Annual Utilization/Unit

General Long-Term Care

435-713 bgsf/Bed

350-570 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

ICF/DD Facilities

505-580 bgsf/Bed

404-464 dgsf/Bed

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center (ASTC)

2075-2750 bgsf/Treatment Room

1660-2200 dgsf/Treatment Room

Maximum of 4 recovery stations per operating room 1500 hrs of Surgery/OR or Procedure Room

•   Operating Room

•   Procedure Room

•   Recovery

In-Center Hemodialysis

450-650

bgsf/Room

360-520 dgsf/Room

See 77 Ill. Adm. Code 1100

Freestanding Emergency Center

840-1170 bgsf/Treatment Station

672-936 dgsf/Treatment Station

2000 visits/Treatment Room/year

 

 

(Source:  Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 6121, effective April 13, 2010)