(210 ILCS 160/5)
As used in this Act:
"Committed person" means a person who is in the custody of or under the control of a custodial agency, including, but not limited to, a person who is incarcerated, under arrest, detained, or otherwise under the physical control of a custodial agency.
"Custodial agency" means the Illinois Department of Corrections, the Illinois State Police, the sheriff of a county, a county jail, a correctional institution, or any other State agency, municipality, or unit of local government that employs personnel designated as police, peace officers, wardens, corrections officers, or guards or that employs personnel vested by law with the power to place or maintain a person in custody.
"Health care provider" means a retail health care facility, a hospital subject to the Hospital Licensing Act or the University of Illinois Hospital Act, or a veterans home as defined in the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act.
"Health care worker" means nursing assistants and other support personnel, any individual licensed under the laws of this State to provide health services, including but not limited to: dentists licensed under the Illinois Dental Practice Act; dental hygienists licensed under the Illinois Dental Practice Act; nurses and advanced practice registered nurses licensed under the Nurse Practice Act; occupational therapists licensed under the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act; optometrists licensed under the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987; pharmacists licensed under the Pharmacy Practice Act; physical therapists licensed under the Illinois Physical Therapy Act; physicians licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987; physician assistants licensed under the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987; podiatric physicians licensed under the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987; clinical psychologists licensed under the Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act; clinical social workers licensed under the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act; speech-language pathologists and audiologists licensed under the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act; or hearing instrument dispensers licensed under the Hearing Instrument Consumer Protection Act, or any of their successor Acts.
"Nurse" means a person who is licensed to practice nursing under the Nurse Practice Act.
"Retail health care facility" means an institution, place, or building, or any portion thereof, that:
(1) is devoted to the maintenance and operation of a
facility for the performance of health care services and is located within a retail store at a specific location;
(2) does not provide surgical services or any form of
(3) does not provide beds or other accommodations for
either the long-term or overnight stay of patients; and
(4) discharges individual patients in an ambulatory
condition without danger to the continued well-being of the patients and transfers non-ambulatory patients to hospitals.
"Retail health care facility" does not include hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory treatment centers, blood banks, clinical laboratories, offices of physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, podiatrists, and physician assistants, and pharmacies that provide limited health care services.
(Source: P.A. 100-1051, eff. 1-1-19