TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 380 SPECIALIZED MENTAL HEALTH REHABILITATION FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 380.610 PHYSICIAN MEDICAL SERVICES
Section 380.610 Physician Medical Services
a) The licensee shall ensure sufficient physician services to meet the needs of all consumers being served by the facility. Physician services shall be provided by medical doctors who are under contract with the facility or have been chosen by the consumer or by the consumer's substitute decision maker to direct the consumer's medical care.
b) Physician services shall include, but are not limited to:
1) The initial health evaluation, including a written report of a physical examination, and history, obtained within 72 hours after admission, unless a health evaluation has been completed within 30 days prior to admission and is in the consumer's record;
2) An evaluation of the consumer and, upon change of physicians, a review of the order for care and treatment;
3) Written and signed orders for diet, diagnostic tests, consultation and medical treatment of the consumer; and
4) Health care progress notes and other appropriate entries in the consumer record.
c) Orders for therapeutic separation shall comply with the requirements of Section 380.160.
d) Orders for emergency treatment for the safety of the consumer without informed consent shall meet the requirements of Section 380.150 and the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
e) Non-physician practitioners may render those medical services that they are legally authorized to perform.
f) The executive director shall verify a physician's credentials by contacting a hospital through which the doctor has practicing rights and by checking applicable databases, including, but not limited to, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation License Lookup and the National Practitioner Data Bank.