TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.340 INCORPORATED AND REFERENCED MATERIALS


 

Section 300.340  Incorporated and Referenced Materials

 

a)         The following regulations and standards are incorporated in this Part:

 

1)         Private and professional association standards:

 

A)        ANSI/ASME Standard No. A17.1-2007, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, which may be obtained from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International, 22 Law Drive, Box 2900, Fairfield, New Jersey 07007-2900.

 

B)        American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Handbook of Fundamentals (2001), and Handbook of Applications (2007), which may be obtained from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc., 1791 Tullie Circle, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30329.

 

C)        American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International Standard No. E90-09 (2009):  Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements, and Standard No. E84-08a, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (2010), which may be obtained from ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428-2959.

 

D)        International Building Code (IBC) (2012), which may be obtained from the International Code Council (ICC), 4051 W. Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, Illinois 60478-5795.

 

E)        For existing facilities, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101:  Life Safety Code, (2012) Chapter 19 and all appropriate references under Chapter 2, and the following additional standards, which may be obtained from the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169:

 

i)          NFPA 20 (2010):  Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection

 

ii)         NFPA 22 (2008): Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection

 

iii)        NFPA 101A (2013): Guide on Alternative Approaches to Life Safety

 

F)         For new facilities, the standards of the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2012), Chapter 18 and all appropriate references under Chapter 2, and the following additional standards, which may be obtained from the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169:

 

i)          NFPA 20 (2010): Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection

 

ii)         NFPA 22 (2008), Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection

 

G)        For new and existing facilities, NFPA 99:  Health Care Facilities Code – 2012 Edition.

 

H)        The following standards, which may be obtained from Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Inc., 333 Pfingsten Rd., Northbrook, Illinois 60062:

 

i)          Fire Resistance Directory (2015 Edition)

 

ii)         Building Material Directory (2015 Edition)  

 

I)         American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition DSM-5 (2013), which may be obtained from the American Psychiatric Association, 1000 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1825, Arlington, Virginia, 22209-3901.

 

J)         American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Guidelines for Women's Health Care, Fourth Edition (2014), which may be obtained from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Distribution Center, P.O. Box 933104, Atlanta, Georgia  31193-3104 (800-762-2264). (See Section 300.3220.)

 

K)        The Prescribers' Digital Reference (PDR) database, which may be accessed at www.pdr.net.

 

L)        The Lexicomp-online database, which may be accessed at www.wolterskluwercdi.com/lexicomp-online/.

 

M)       The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) database, which may be accessed at www.ashp.org/.

 

2)         Federal guidelines:

The following guidelines and toolkits of the Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality:

 

A)        Guideline for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/

guidelines/cauti/ (February 15, 2017)

 

B)        Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/hand-hygiene/index.html (October 2002)

 

C)        Guidelines for Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/bsi-guidelines-2011.pdf (2011)

 

D)        Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/ssi/index.html (2017)

 

E)        Guideline for Prevention of Nosocomial Pneumonia, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00045365.htm (February 1994)

 

F)         2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions:  Preventing Transmission of Infections Agents in Healthcare Settings, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/pdf/guidelines/isolation-guidelines-H.pdf  (2019)

 

G)        Guideline for Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/

infectioncontrol/guidelines/healthcare-personnel/index.html (1998)

 

H)        The Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/longtermcare/prevention/

antibiotic-stewardship.html(2015)

 

I)         The Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes, Appendix A: Policy and Practice Actions to Improve Antibiotic Use, available at:  https://www.cdc.gov/longtermcare/pdfs/core-elements-antibiotic-stewardship-appendix-a.pdf (2015)

 

J)         Nursing Home Antimicrobial Stewardship Guide, available at:  https://www.ahrq.gov/nhguide/index.html (2016)

 

K)        Toolkit 3.  Minimum Criteria for Common Infections Toolkit, available at: https://www.ahrq.gov/nhguide/toolkits/determine-whether-to-treat/toolkit3-minimum-criteria.html (2017)

 

3)         Federal regulations:

 

A)        21 CFR 1306, Prescriptions (April 1, 2020)

 

B)        42 CFR 483, Requirements for States and Long-Term Care Facilities (October 1, 2019)

 

C)        38 CFR 17.73, Medical Foster Homes – General (July 1, 2020)

 

b)         All incorporations by reference of federal regulations and the standards of nationally recognized organizations refer to the regulations and standards on the date specified and do not include any amendments or editions subsequent to the date specified.

 

c)         The following statutes and State regulations are referenced in this Part:

 

1)         Federal statutes:

 

A)        Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 USC 2000e et seq.)

 

B)        Social Security Act (42 USC 301 et seq., 1395 et seq. and 1396 et seq.)

 

C)        Controlled Substances Act (21 USC 802)

 

2)         State of Illinois statutes:

 

A)              Substance Use Disorder Act [20 ILCS 301]

 

B)              Child Care Act of 1969 [225 ILCS 10]

 

C)              Court of Claims Act [705 ILCS 505]

 

D)              Illinois Dental Practice Act [225 ILCS 25]

 

E)              Election Code [10 ILCS 5]

 

F)               Freedom of Information Act [5 ILCS 140]

 

G)              General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986 [805 ILCS 105]

 

H)              Hospital Licensing Act [210 ILCS 85]

 

I)               Illinois Controlled Substances Act [720 ILCS 570]

 

J)               Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act [20 ILCS 3960]

 

K)              Illinois Municipal Code [65 ILCS 5]

 

L)              Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65]

 

M)             Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act [225 ILCS 75]

 

N)              Illinois Physical Therapy Act [225 ILCS 90]

 

O)              Life Care Facilities Act [210 ILCS 40]

 

P)               Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act [745 ILCS 10]

 

Q)              Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 60]

 

R)              Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code [405 ILCS 5]

 

S)               Nursing Home Administrators Licensing and Disciplinary Act [225 ILCS 70]

 

T)               Nursing Home Care Act [210 ILCS 45]

 

U)              Pharmacy Practice Act [225 ILCS 85]

 

V)              Probate Act of 1975 [775 ILCS 5]

 

W)             Illinois Public Aid Code [305 ILCS 5]

 

X)              Illinois Administrative Procedure Act [5 ILCS 100]

 

Y)              Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act [225 ILCS 15]

 

Z)              Dietitian Nutritionist Practice Act [225 ILCS 30]

 

AA)           Health Care Worker Background Check Act [225 ILCS 46]

 

BB)           Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act [225 ILCS 20]

 

CC)           Illinois Living Will Act [755 ILCS 35]

 

DD)           Illinois Power of Attorney Act [755 ILCS 45/Art. IV]

 

EE)            Health Care Surrogate Act [755 ILCS 45]

 

FF)            Health Care Right of Conscience Act [745 ILCS 70]

 

GG)           Abused and Neglected Long-Term Care Facility Residents Reporting Act [210 ILCS 30]

 

HH)           Supportive Residences Licensing Act [210 ILCS 65]

 

II)              Community Living Facilities Licensing Act [210 ILCS 35]

 

JJ)              Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act [210 ILCS 135]

 

KK)           Counties Code [55 ILCS 5]

 

LL)            Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act [225 ILCS 107]

 

MM)          Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 100]

 

NN)           Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 80]

 

OO)           Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 95]

 

PP)            Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Special Care Disclosure Act [210 ILCS 4]

 

QQ)           Illinois Act on the Aging [20 ILCS 105]

 

RR)           Alternative Health Care Delivery Act [210 ILCS 3]

 

SS)            Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act [210 ILCS 9]

 

TT)            Language Assistance Services Act [210 ILCS 87]

 

UU)           Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Services Act [410 ILCS 406]

 

VV)           Illinois Uniform Conviction Information Act [20 ILCS 2635]

 

WW)         Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013 [210 ILCS 49]

 

XX)           ID/DD Community Care Act [210 ILCS 47]

 

YY)           MC/DD Act [210 ILCS 46]

 

ZZ)            Home Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing Agency Licensing Act [210 ILCS 55]

 

AAA)        Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act [720 ILCS 646]

 

BBB)         Sex Offender Management Board Act [20 ILCS 4026]

 

3)         State of Illinois rules:

 

A)        Office of the State Fire Marshal, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety (41 Ill. Adm. Code 2120)

 

B)        Capital Development Board, Illinois Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400)

 

C)        Department of Public Health:

 

i)          Control of Communicable Diseases Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 690)

 

ii)         Control of Sexually Transmissible Infections Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 693)

 

iii)        Food Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 750)

 

iv)        Illinois Plumbing Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 890)

 

v)         Private Sewage Disposal Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 905)

 

vi)        Drinking Water Systems Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 900)

 

vii)       Water Well Construction Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 920)

 

viii)      Illinois Water Well Pump Installation Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 925)

 

ix)        Access to Public Records of the Department of Public Health (2 Ill. Adm. Code 1127)

 

x)         Intermediate Care for the Developmentally Disabled Facilities Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 350)

 

xi)        Medically Complex for the Developmentally Disabled Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 390)

 

xii)       Long-Term Care Assistants and Aides Training Programs Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 395)

 

xiii)      Control of Tuberculosis Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 696)

 

xiv)      Health Care Worker Background Check Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 955)

 

xv)       Language Assistance Services Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 940)

 

xvi)      Alzheimer's Disease And Related Dementias Services Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 973)

 

xvii)     Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facilities Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 380)

 

xviii)    Supportive Residences Licensing Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 385)

 

D)        Department of Financial and Professional Regulation:

 

i)          Illinois Controlled Substances Act (77 Ill. Adm. Code 3100)

 

ii)         Pharmacy Practice Act (68 Ill. Adm. Code 1330)

 

E)        Department of Human Services, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment and Intervention Licenses (77 Ill. Adm. Code 2060)

 

F)         Department of Natural Resources, Regulation of Construction within Flood Plains (17 Ill. Adm. Code 3706)

 

G)        Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Medical Payment (89 Ill. Adm. Code 140)

 

(Source:  Amended at 45 Ill. Reg. 11096, effective August 27, 2021)