(225 ILCS 51/35)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 35. Qualifications for licensure.
    (a) An entity is qualified to receive a license as a home medical equipment and services provider if the entity meets each of the following requirements:
        (1) complies with all applicable federal and State
licensure and regulatory requirements;
        (2) maintains a physical facility and medical
equipment inventory. There shall only be one license permitted at each address;
        (3) establishes proof of commercial general liability
insurance, including but not limited to coverage for products liability and professional liability;
        (4) establishes and provides records of annual
continuing education for personnel engaged in the delivery, maintenance, repair, cleaning, inventory control, and financial management of home medical equipment and services;
        (5) maintains records on all patients to whom it
provides home medical equipment and services;
        (6) establishes equipment management and personnel
        (7) makes life-sustaining home medical equipment and
services available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week;
        (8) complies with any additional qualifications for
licensure as determined by rule of the Department.
    (b) The Department may request a personal interview of an applicant before the Board to further evaluate the entity's qualifications for licensure.
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)