(305 ILCS 5/5G-20)
Reporting; penalty; maintenance of records.
(a) Every supportive living facility subject to assessment under this Article shall report the number care days of the supportive living facility for the reporting period on or before the last business day of the month following the reporting period. Each supportive living facility shall ensure that an accurate e-mail address is on file with the Department in order for the Department to prepare and send an electronic bill to the supportive living facility.
(b) If a supportive living facility fails to file its monthly report with the Department when due, there shall, unless waived by the Illinois Department for reasonable cause, be added to the assessment due a penalty assessment equal to 25% of the assessment due.
(c) Every supportive living facility subject to assessment under this Article shall keep records and books that will permit the determination of care days on a calendar year basis. All such books and records shall be kept in the English language and shall, at all times during business hours of the day, be subject to inspection by the Department or its duly authorized agents and employees.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article, a facility that commences operating or maintaining a supportive living facility that was under a prior ownership and remained enrolled as a Medicaid facility by the Department shall notify the Department of the change in ownership and shall be responsible to immediately pay any prior amounts owed by the facility.
(e) The Department shall develop a procedure for sharing with a potential buyer of a facility information regarding outstanding assessments and penalties owed by that facility.
(Source: P.A. 98-651, eff. 6-16-14.)