TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER d: MEDICAL PROGRAMS
PART 148 HOSPITAL SERVICES
SECTION 148.298 PEDIATRIC INPATIENT ADJUSTMENT PAYMENTS
Section 148.298 Pediatric Inpatient Adjustment Payments
Pediatric Inpatient Adjustment Payments shall be made, on a quarterly basis, to all eligible hospitals excluding county-owned hospitals, as described in Section 148.25(b)(1)(A), and hospitals organized under the University of Illinois Hospital Act, as described in Section 148.25(b)(1)(B), for inpatient services occurring on or after July 1, 1998, in accordance with this Section.
a) To qualify for payments under this subsection (a), a hospital must be a children's hospital, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 149.50(c)(3), that was licensed by a municipality on or before December 31, 1997. Hospitals qualifying under this subsection shall receive an adjustment for inpatient services equal to the product of the hospital's psychiatric and physical rehabilitation days, provided to children under 18 years of age during the adjustment base year, multiplied by $816.00 per day. Payments under this subsection will based on the following methodology:
1) The calculation under this subsection (a) may not exceed more than 850 days.
2) For the purposes of calculating payments under this subsection (a), the adjustment base year shall be psychiatric and physical rehabilitation days of care provided by the portion of the hospital that the Department does not recognize as a children's hospital. Such days include those provided in State fiscal year 1997 and adjudicated by the Department through March 31, 1998.
b) In addition to the payments described under subsection (a) of this Section, any children's hospital, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 149.50(c)(3), will receive an additional adjustment equal to the product of the hospital's total paid days, excluding Medicare crossover claims, multiplied by $113.00 per day. Such days include those provided in State fiscal year 1999 and adjudicated by the Department through May 31, 1999.
c) For rate years occurring after State fiscal year 2000, total payments made under subsections (a) and (b) of this Section shall be paid at least quarterly.
(Source: Amended at 26 Ill. Reg. 17775, effective November 27, 2002)