(210 ILCS 60/4) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6104)
    Sec. 4. License.
    (a) No person shall establish, conduct or maintain a comprehensive or volunteer hospice program without first obtaining a license from the Department. A hospice residence may be operated only at the locations listed on the license. A comprehensive hospice program owning or operating a hospice residence is not subject to the provisions of the Nursing Home Care Act, the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013, the ID/DD Community Care Act, or the MC/DD Act in owning or operating a hospice residence.
    (b) No public or private agency shall advertise or present itself to the public as a comprehensive or volunteer hospice program which provides hospice services without meeting the provisions of subsection (a).
    (c) The license shall be valid only in the possession of the hospice to which it was originally issued and shall not be transferred or assigned to any other person, agency, or corporation.
    (d) The license shall be renewed annually.
    (e) The license shall be displayed in a conspicuous place inside the hospice program office.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13; 99-180, eff. 7-29-15.)