TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER d: MEDICAL PROGRAMS
PART 146 SPECIALIZED HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS
SECTION 146.830 COVERED BIRTH CENTER SERVICES
Section 146.830 Covered Birth Center Services
a) The Department shall pay a birth center for the provision of essential delivery services, not otherwise excluded or limited, that are provided by a birth center in compliance with birth center licensure standards (see 77 Ill. Adm. Code 265).
b) The Department shall pay a birth center for observation services, the need for which must be documented in the medical record. The practitioner's orders must support the need for observation services and the corresponding nurses' notes must document that skilled observation services were furnished.
c) The Department shall pay a transfer fee to a birth center when a birth center transfers a woman to a hospital due to complications arising prior to the delivery.
(Source: Added at 37 Ill. Reg. 17624, effective October 28, 2013; expedited correction at 38 Ill. Reg. 4518, effective October 28, 2013)