TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER b: HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES
PART 250 HOSPITAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 250.860 MEDICAL DIRECTION


 

Section 250.860 Medical Direction

 

a) Basic rehabilitation (restorative) services The attending medical staff member shall provide written orders for care, including treatment objectives.

 

b) Physical Rehabilitation

 

1) Facilities identifying themselves under this category shall regularly provide medical participation through:

 

A) A qualified physiatrist

 

B) A physician qualified by training and/or experience in physical rehabilitation; or

 

C) A formally designated group of physicians from various specialties usually associated with physical rehabilitation (e.g. orthopedics, neurology, neurosurgery, etc.).

 

2) The physician(s) shall meet on a regular basis with representatives of the professions involved in patient-care to discuss patient evaluations, set objectives, report patient response to treatment and to plan discharges and follow-up care where appropriate.

 

c) Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation Unit or Hospital

Facilities identifying themselves under this category shall provide patient-care under the direction of a physiatrist. A physician fully qualified by education and experience in physical rehabilitation may provide patient care direction until a physiatrist is available.

 

(Source: Amended at 5 Ill. Reg. 507, effective December 29, 1980)