(210 ILCS 85/9.5)
    Sec. 9.5. Reviewer quality improvement. The Department must implement a reviewer performance improvement program for hospital survey, inspection, and investigation staff. The Department must also, on a quarterly basis, assess whether its surveyors, inspectors, and investigators: (i) apply the same protocols and criteria consistently to substantially similar situations; (ii) reach similar findings and conclusions when reviewing substantially similar situations; (iii) conduct surveys, inspections, or investigations in a professional manner; and (iv) comply with the provisions of this Act. The Department must also implement continuing education programs for its surveyors, inspectors, and investigators pursuant to the findings of the performance improvement program.
(Source: P.A. 93-41, eff. 6-27-03.)