(210 ILCS 86/30)
    Sec. 30. Department reports. The Department of Public Health shall annually submit to the General Assembly a report summarizing the quarterly reports by health service area and shall publish that report on its website. The Department of Public Health may issue quarterly informational bulletins at its discretion, summarizing all or part of the information submitted in these quarterly reports. The Department shall publish quality and safety measures on major public health problems, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, that have been vetted by the National Quality Forum, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Department shall also publish risk-adjusted mortality rates for each hospital based upon information hospitals have already submitted to the Department pursuant to their obligations to report health care information under other public health reporting laws and regulations outside of this Act. The published mortality rates must comply with the hospital data publication process contained in subsection (c) of Section 25 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-326, eff. 8-10-15.)