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Full Text of SB0579  102nd General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The University of Illinois Hospital Act is
5amended by adding Section 8d as follows:
 
6    (110 ILCS 330/8d new)
7    Sec. 8d. Facility-provided medication upon discharge.
8    (a) The General Assembly finds that this Section is
9necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace,
10health, and safety.
11    (b) In this Section, "facility-provided medication" has
12the same meaning as provided under Section 15.10 of the
13Pharmacy Practice Act.
14    (c) When a facility-provided medication is ordered at
15least 24 hours in advance for surgical procedures and is
16administered to a patient at the University of Illinois
17Hospital, any unused portion of the facility-provided
18medication must be offered to the patient upon discharge when
19it is required for continuing treatment.
20    (d) A facility-provided medication shall be labeled
21consistent with labeling requirements under Section 22 of the
22Pharmacy Practice Act.
23    (e) If the facility-provided medication is used in an

 

 

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1operating room or emergency department setting, the prescriber
2is responsible for counseling the patient on its proper use
3and administration and the requirement of pharmacist
4counseling is waived.
 
5    Section 10. The Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act
6is amended by adding Section 7d as follows:
 
7    (210 ILCS 5/7d new)
8    Sec. 7d. Facility-provided medication upon discharge.
9    (a) The General Assembly finds that this Section is
10necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace,
11health, and safety.
12    (b) In this Section, "facility-provided medication" has
13the same meaning as provided under Section 15.10 of the
14Pharmacy Practice Act.
15    (c) When a facility-provided medication is ordered at
16least 24 hours in advance for surgical procedures and is
17administered to a patient at a facility licensed under this
18Act, any unused portion of the facility-provided medication
19must be offered to the patient upon discharge when it is
20required for continuing treatment.
21    (d) A facility-provided medication shall be labeled
22consistent with labeling requirements under Section 22 of the
23Pharmacy Practice Act.
24    (e) If the facility-provided medication is used in an

 

 

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1operating room setting, the prescriber is responsible for
2counseling the patient on its proper use and administration
3and the requirement of pharmacist counseling is waived.
 
4    Section 15. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by
5adding Section 6.28 as follows:
 
6    (210 ILCS 85/6.28 new)
7    Sec. 6.28. Facility-provided medication upon discharge.
8    (a) The General Assembly finds that this Section is
9necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace,
10health, and safety.
11    (b) In this Section, "facility-provided medication" has
12the same meaning as provided under Section 15.10 of the
13Pharmacy Practice Act.
14    (c) When a facility-provided medication is ordered at
15least 24 hours in advance for surgical procedures and is
16administered to a patient at a hospital licensed under this
17Act, any unused portion of the facility-provided medication
18must be offered to the patient upon discharge when it is
19required for continuing treatment.
20    (d) A facility-provided medication shall be labeled
21consistent with labeling requirements under Section 22 of the
22Pharmacy Practice Act.
23    (e) If the facility-provided medication is used in an
24operating room or emergency department setting, the prescriber

 

 

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1is responsible for counseling the patient on its proper use
2and administration and the requirement of pharmacist
3counseling is waived.
 
4    Section 20. The Pharmacy Practice Act is amended by adding
5Section 15.10 as follows:
 
6    (225 ILCS 85/15.10 new)
7    Sec. 15.10. Facility-provided medication upon discharge.
8    (a) The General Assembly finds that this Section is
9necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace,
10health, and safety.
11    (b) In this Section, "facility-provided medication" means
12any topical antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, dilation, or
13glaucoma drop or ointment.
14    (c) When a facility-provided medication is ordered at
15least 24 hours in advance for a surgical procedure and is
16administered to a patient at the facility, any unused portion
17of the facility-provided medication must be offered to the
18patient upon discharge when it is required for continuing
19treatment.
20    (d) A facility-provided medication shall be labeled
21consistent with labeling requirements under Section 22.
22    (e) If the facility-provided medication is used in an
23operating room or emergency department setting, the prescriber
24is responsible for counseling the patient on its proper use

 

 

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1and administration and the requirement of pharmacist
2counseling is waived.
 
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
42021.