(210 ILCS 60/4.5)
Every licensed hospice program in operation on the effective date of this Act that does not meet all of the requirements for a comprehensive hospice program or a volunteer hospice program as set forth in this Act shall be deemed to hold a provisional license to continue that operation on and after that date. The provisional license shall remain in effect for one year after the effective date of this Act or until the Department issues a regular license under Section 4, whichever is earlier. The Department may coordinate the issuance of a regular hospice program license under Section 4 with the renewal date of the license that is in effect on the effective date of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-570, eff. 8-12-05.)