Bill Status of HB4037 100th General Assembly
Short Description: RAPID TREATMENT EMERGENCY CTR
Rep. Fred Crespo
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Authorizes the Department of Public Health to license freestanding rapid treatment emergency centers. Contains provisions concerning the requirements a facility must meet to be licensed as a freestanding rapid treatment emergency center. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish provisional licensure and licensing procedures by emergency rule. Makes related changes in the Emergency Medical Treatment Act, the Health Care Worker Background Check Act, the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act, and the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Prohibits a person from constructing, modifying, or establishing a freestanding rapid treatment emergency center without obtaining a certificate of need permit from the Health Facilities and Services Review Board. Requires the Health Facilities and Services Review Board to establish provisional permit application guidelines by emergency rule. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Contains provisions concerning reimbursements to freestanding rapid treatment emergency centers. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Directs the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt rates to be paid for services delivered by a freestanding rapid treatment emergency center. Effective immediately.