(410 ILCS 335/5)
In this Act:
"Birth center" means a facility licensed by the Department under paragraph (6) of Section 35 of the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act.
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Health care professional" means a physician licensed to practice
medicine in all its branches, a licensed physician assistant, or a licensed
practice registered nurse.
"Health care facility" or "facility" means any hospital, birth center, or other
institution that is licensed or otherwise authorized to deliver health care
"Health care services" means any prenatal medical care or labor or
delivery services to a pregnant woman and her newborn infant, including
"Opt-out testing" means an approach in which an HIV test is offered to the patient, such that the patient is notified that HIV testing may occur unless the patient opts out by declining the test.
"Third trimester" means the 27th week of pregnancy through delivery.
(Source: P.A. 99-173, eff. 7-29-15; 100-265, eff. 8-22-17; 100-513, eff. 1-1-18; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18.)