(305 ILCS 5/5B-1)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5B-1)
As used in this Article, unless the
context requires otherwise:
"Fund" means the Long-Term Care Provider Fund.
"Long-term care facility" means (i) a nursing facility, whether
public or private and whether organized for profit or
not-for-profit, that is subject to licensure by the Illinois Department
of Public Health under the Nursing Home Care Act, the ID/DD Community Care Act, or the MC/DD Act, including a
county nursing home directed and maintained under Section
5-1005 of the Counties Code, and (ii) a part of a hospital in
which skilled or intermediate long-term care services within the
meaning of Title XVIII or XIX of the Social Security Act are
provided; except that the term "long-term care facility" does
not include a facility operated by a State agency or operated solely as an intermediate care
facility for the mentally retarded within the meaning of Title
XIX of the Social Security Act.
"Long-term care provider" means (i) a person licensed
by the Department of Public Health to operate and maintain a
skilled nursing or intermediate long-term care facility or (ii) a hospital provider that
provides skilled or intermediate long-term care services within
the meaning of Title XVIII or XIX of the Social Security Act.
For purposes of this paragraph, "person" means any political
subdivision of the State, municipal corporation, individual,
firm, partnership, corporation, company, limited liability
company, association, joint stock association, or trust, or a
receiver, executor, trustee, guardian, or other representative
appointed by order of any court. "Hospital provider" means a
person licensed by the Department of Public Health to conduct,
operate, or maintain a hospital.
"Occupied bed days" shall be computed separately for
each long-term care facility operated or maintained by a long-term
care provider, and means the sum for all beds of the number
of days during the month on which each bed was occupied by a
resident, other than a resident for whom Medicare Part A is the primary payer. For a resident whose care is covered by the Medicare Medicaid Alignment initiative demonstration, Medicare Part A is considered the primary payer.
(Source: P.A. 98-651, eff. 6-16-14; 99-180, eff. 7-29-15.)