(740 ILCS 110/9.5)
Use and disclosure of information to an HIE.
(a) An HIE, person, therapist, facility, agency, interdisciplinary team, integrated health system, business associate, or covered entity may, without a recipient's consent, use or disclose information from a recipient's record in connection with an HIE, including disclosure to the Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority, an HIE, or the business associate of either. An HIE and its business associate may, without a recipient's consent, use or disclose and re-disclose such information for HIE purposes or for such other purposes as are specifically allowed under this Act.
(b) As used in this Section:
(1) "facility" means a developmental disability