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HEALTH FACILITIES AND REGULATION
(210 ILCS 47/) ID/DD Community Care Act.

210 ILCS 47/Art. III Pt. 8

 
    (210 ILCS 47/Art. III Pt. 8 heading)
PART 8. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-801

    (210 ILCS 47/3-801)
    Sec. 3-801. Rules and regulations. The Department shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations to carry out the purpose of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-801.1

    (210 ILCS 47/3-801.1)
    Sec. 3-801.1. Access to records of resident with developmental disabilities. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Act to the contrary, the agency designated by the Governor under Section 1 of "An Act in relation to the protection and advocacy of the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, and amending Acts therein named", enacted by the 84th General Assembly, shall have access to the records of a person with developmental disabilities who resides in a facility, subject to the limitations of this Act. The agency shall also have access for the purpose of inspection and copying, to the records of a person with developmental disabilities who resides in any such facility if (1) a complaint is received by such agency from or on behalf of the person with a developmental disability, and (2) such person does not have a guardian or the State or the designee of the State is the guardian of such person. The designated agency shall provide written notice to the person with developmental disabilities and the State guardian of the nature of the complaint based upon which the designated agency has gained access to the records. No record or the contents of any record shall be redisclosed by the designated agency unless the person with developmental disabilities and the State guardian are provided 7 days' advance written notice, except in emergency situations, of the designated agency's intent to redisclose such record, during which time the person with developmental disabilities or the State guardian may seek to judicially enjoin the designated agency's redisclosure of such record on the grounds that such redisclosure is contrary to the interests of the person with developmental disabilities. If a person with developmental disabilities resides in such a facility and has a guardian other than the State or the designee of the State, the facility director shall disclose the guardian's name, address, and telephone number to the designated agency at the agency's request.
    Upon request, the designated agency shall be entitled to inspect and copy any records or other materials which may further the agency's investigation of problems affecting numbers of persons with developmental disabilities. When required by law any personally identifiable information of persons with a developmental disability shall be removed from the records. However, the designated agency may not inspect or copy any records or other materials when the removal of personally identifiable information imposes an unreasonable burden on the facility. For the purposes of this Section, "developmental disability" means a severe, chronic disability of a person which:
        (A) is attributable to a mental or physical
    
impairment or combination of mental and physical impairments;
        (B) is manifested before the person attains age 22;
        (C) is likely to continue indefinitely;
        (D) results in substantial functional limitations in
    
3 or more of the following areas of major life activity: (i) self care, (ii) receptive and expressive language, (iii) learning, (iv) mobility, (v) self direction, (vi) capacity for independent living, and (vii) economic self sufficiency; and
        (E) reflects the person's need for combination and
    
sequence of special, interdisciplinary or generic care, treatment or other services which are of lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned and coordinated.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-801.05

    (210 ILCS 47/3-801.05)
    Sec. 3-801.05. Rules adopted under prior law. The Department shall adopt rules to implement the changes concerning licensure of facilities under this Act instead of under the Nursing Home Care Act. Until the Department adopts those rules, the rules adopted under the Nursing Home Care Act that apply to facilities subject to licensure under this Act shall continue to apply to those facilities.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-802

    (210 ILCS 47/3-802)
    Sec. 3-802. Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are hereby expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and procedures of the Department under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-803

    (210 ILCS 47/3-803)
    Sec. 3-803. Treatment by prayer or spiritual means. Nothing in this Act or the rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto shall be construed as authorizing the medical supervision, regulation, or control of the remedial care or treatment of residents in any facility conducted for those who rely upon treatment by prayer or spiritual means in accordance with the creed or tenets of any well recognized church or religious denomination.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-804

    (210 ILCS 47/3-804)
    Sec. 3-804. Report to General Assembly. The Department shall report to the General Assembly by April 1 of each year upon the performance of its inspection, survey and evaluation duties under this Act, including the number and needs of the Department personnel engaged in such activities. The report shall also describe the Department's actions in enforcement of this Act, including the number and needs of personnel so engaged. The report shall also include the number of valid and invalid complaints filed with the Department within the last calendar year.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)

210 ILCS 47/3-808

    (210 ILCS 47/3-808)
    Sec. 3-808. Protocol for sexual assault victims; MR/DD facility. The Department shall develop a protocol for the care and treatment of residents who have been sexually assaulted in a MR/DD facility or elsewhere.
(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11.)

210 ILCS 47/3-808.5

    (210 ILCS 47/3-808.5)
    Sec. 3-808.5. Facility fraud, abuse, or neglect prevention and reporting.
    (a) A facility licensed to provide care to 17 or more residents that receives Medicaid funding shall prominently display in its lobby, in its dining areas, and on each floor of the facility information approved by the Illinois Medicaid Fraud Control Unit on how to report fraud, abuse, and neglect. A facility licensed to provide care to fewer than 17 residents that receives Medicaid funding shall prominently display in the facility so as to be easily seen by all residents, visitors, and employees information approved by the Illinois Medicaid Fraud Control Unit on how to report fraud, abuse, and neglect. In addition, information regarding the reporting of fraud, abuse, and neglect shall be provided to each resident at the time of admission and to the resident's guardian or resident's representative.
    (b) Any owner or licensee of a facility licensed under this Act shall be responsible for the collection and maintenance of any and all records required to be maintained under this Section and any other applicable provisions of this Act and as a provider under the Illinois Public Aid Code, and shall be responsible for compliance with all of the disclosure requirements under this Section. All books and records and other papers and documents that are required to be kept, and all records showing compliance with all of the disclosure requirements to be made pursuant to this Section, shall be kept by the licensee and available at the facility and shall, at all times during business hours, be subject to inspection by any law enforcement or health oversight agency or its duly authorized agents or employees.
    (c) Any report of abuse and neglect of residents made by any individual in whatever manner, including, but not limited to, reports made under Sections 2-107 and 3-610 of this Act, or as provided under the Abused and Neglected Long Term Care Facility Residents Reporting Act, that is made to an administrator, a director of nursing, or any other person with management responsibility at a facility must be disclosed to the owners and licensee of the facility within 24 hours of the report. The owners and licensee of a facility shall maintain all records necessary to show compliance with this disclosure requirement.
    (d) Any person with an ownership interest in a facility licensed by the Department must, within 30 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, disclose the existence of any ownership interest in any vendor who does business with the facility. The disclosures required by this subsection (d) shall be made in the form and manner prescribed by the Department. Licensed facilities that receive Medicaid funding shall submit a copy of the disclosures required by this subsection (d) to the Illinois Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. The owners and licensee of a facility shall maintain all records necessary to show compliance with this disclosure requirement.
    (e) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 3-318 of this Act and in addition thereto, any person, owner, or licensee who willfully fails to keep and maintain, or willfully fails to produce for inspection, books and records, or willfully fails to make the disclosures required by this Section, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation of this Section shall be punishable as a Class 4 felony.
    (f) Any owner or licensee who willfully files or willfully causes to be filed a document with false information with the Department, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, or the Illinois Medicaid Fraud Control Unit or any other law enforcement agency is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11.)

210 ILCS 47/3-809

    (210 ILCS 47/3-809)
    Sec. 3-809. Rules to implement changes. In developing rules and regulations to implement changes made by this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, the Department shall seek the input of advocates for facility residents, representatives of associations representing facilities, and representatives of associations representing employees of facilities.
(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11.)

210 ILCS 47/3-810

    (210 ILCS 47/3-810)
    Sec. 3-810. Whistleblower protection.
    (a) In this Section, "retaliatory action" means the reprimand, discharge, suspension, demotion, denial of promotion or transfer, or change in the terms and conditions of employment of any employee of a facility that is taken in retaliation for the employee's involvement in a protected activity as set forth in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (b) of this Section.
    (b) A facility shall not take any retaliatory action against an employee of the facility, including a nursing home administrator, because the employee does any of the following:
        (1) Discloses or threatens to disclose to a
    
supervisor or to a public body an activity, inaction, policy, or practice implemented by a facility that the employee reasonably believes is in violation of a law, rule, or regulation.
        (2) Provides information to or testifies before any
    
public body conducting an investigation, hearing, or inquiry into any violation of a law, rule, or regulation by a nursing home administrator.
        (3) Assists or participates in a proceeding to
    
enforce the provisions of this Act.
    (c) A violation of this Section may be established only upon a finding that (1) the employee of the facility engaged in conduct described in subsection (b) of this Section and (2) this conduct was a contributing factor in the retaliatory action alleged by the employee. There is no violation of this Section, however, if the facility demonstrates by clear and convincing evidence that it would have taken the same unfavorable personnel action in the absence of that conduct.
    (d) The employee of the facility may be awarded all remedies necessary to make the employee whole and to prevent future violations of this Section. Remedies imposed by the court may include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
        (1) Reinstatement of the employee to either the same
    
position held before the retaliatory action or to an equivalent position.
        (2) Two times the amount of back pay.
        (3) Interest on the back pay.
        (4) Reinstatement of full fringe benefits and
    
seniority rights.
        (5) Payment of reasonable costs and attorney's fees.
    (e) Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to diminish the rights, privileges, or remedies of an employee of a facility under any other federal or State law, rule, or regulation or under any employment contract.
(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11.)