(210 ILCS 5/9)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.9)
Inspections and investigations.
The Department shall make or cause to
be made inspections and investigations it deems necessary. Information received
by the Department through filed reports, inspection, or as otherwise authorized
under this Act shall not be disclosed publicly in a manner to identify
individual patients, except to another State agency for purposes of
investigation of professional or business practices in a licensed ambulatory
surgical treatment center. The other State agency shall not disclose the
individual patient information publicly.
Every facility licensed under this Act and any premises proposed to
be conducted as a facility by an applicant for a license shall be open
at all reasonable times to an inspection authorized in writing by the
Director. No notice need be given to any person before any inspection.
(Source: P.A. 88-490.)