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PUBLIC AID
(305 ILCS 5/) Illinois Public Aid Code.

305 ILCS 5/Art. V-A

 
    (305 ILCS 5/Art. V-A heading)
ARTICLE V-A.
HOSPITAL PROVIDER FUNDING

305 ILCS 5/5A-1

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-1) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-1)
    Sec. 5A-1. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise:
    "Fund" means the Hospital Provider Fund.
    "Hospital" means an institution, place, building, or agency located in this State that is subject to licensure by the Illinois Department of Public Health under the Hospital Licensing Act, whether public or private and whether organized for profit or not-for-profit.
    "Hospital provider" means a person licensed by the Department of Public Health to conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital, regardless of whether the person is a Medicaid provider. 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.
    "Medicare bed days" means, for each hospital, the sum of the number of days that each bed was occupied by a patient who was covered by Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, excluding days attributable to the routine services provided to persons receiving skilled or intermediate long term care services. Medicare bed days shall be computed separately for each hospital operated or maintained by a hospital provider.
    "Occupied bed days" means the sum of the number of days that each bed was occupied by a patient for all beds, excluding days attributable to the routine services provided to persons receiving skilled or intermediate long term care services. Occupied bed days shall be computed separately for each hospital operated or maintained by a hospital provider.
    "Outpatient gross revenue" means, for each hospital, its total gross charges attributed to outpatient services as reported on the Medicare cost report at Worksheet C, Part I, Column 7, line 101, less the sum of lines 45, 60, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 68 (and any subsets of those lines).
(Source: P.A. 97-688, eff. 6-14-12; 97-689, eff. 6-14-12.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-2

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-2) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-2)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2022)
    Sec. 5A-2. Assessment.
    (a)(1) Subject to Sections 5A-3 and 5A-10, for State fiscal years 2009 through 2018, or as long as continued under Section 5A-16, an annual assessment on inpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider in an amount equal to $218.38 multiplied by the difference of the hospital's occupied bed days less the hospital's Medicare bed days, provided, however, that the amount of $218.38 shall be increased by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 75% of the State share of the payments authorized under Section 5A-12.5, with such increase only taking effect upon the date that a State share for such payments is required under federal law. For the period of April through June 2015, the amount of $218.38 used to calculate the assessment under this paragraph shall, by emergency rule under subsection (s) of Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, be increased by a uniform percentage to generate $20,250,000 in the aggregate for that period from all hospitals subject to the annual assessment under this paragraph.
    (2) In addition to any other assessments imposed under this Article, effective July 1, 2016 and semi-annually thereafter through June 2018, or as provided in Section 5A-16, in addition to any federally required State share as authorized under paragraph (1), the amount of $218.38 shall be increased by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 75% of the ACA Assessment Adjustment, as defined in subsection (b-6) of this Section.
    For State fiscal years 2009 through 2018, or as provided in Section 5A-16, a hospital's occupied bed days and Medicare bed days shall be determined using the most recent data available from each hospital's 2005 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on December 31, 2006, without regard to any subsequent adjustments or changes to such data. If a hospital's 2005 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, then the Illinois Department may obtain the hospital provider's occupied bed days and Medicare bed days from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Illinois Department or its duly authorized agents and employees.
    (3) Subject to Sections 5A-3, 5A-10, and 5A-16, for State fiscal years 2019 and 2020, an annual assessment on inpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider in an amount equal to $197.19 multiplied by the difference of the hospital's occupied bed days less the hospital's Medicare bed days. For State fiscal years 2019 and 2020, a hospital's occupied bed days and Medicare bed days shall be determined using the most recent data available from each hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on March 31, 2017, without regard to any subsequent adjustments or changes to such data. If a hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, then the Illinois Department may obtain the hospital provider's occupied bed days and Medicare bed days from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Illinois Department or its duly authorized agents and employees. Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, for a hospital provider that did not have a 2015 Medicare cost report, but paid an assessment in State fiscal year 2018 on the basis of hypothetical data, that assessment amount shall be used for State fiscal years 2019 and 2020.
    (4) Subject to Sections 5A-3 and 5A-10, for the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and calendar years 2021 and 2022, an annual assessment on inpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider in an amount equal to $221.50 multiplied by the difference of the hospital's occupied bed days less the hospital's Medicare bed days, provided however: for the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, (i) the assessment shall be equal to 50% of the annual amount; and (ii) the amount of $221.50 shall be retroactively adjusted by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 50% of the Assessment Adjustment, as defined in subsection (b-7). For the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and calendar years 2021 and 2022, a hospital's occupied bed days and Medicare bed days shall be determined using the most recent data available from each hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on March 31, 2017, without regard to any subsequent adjustments or changes to such data. If a hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, then the Illinois Department may obtain the hospital provider's occupied bed days and Medicare bed days from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Illinois Department or its duly authorized agents and employees. Should the change in the assessment methodology for fiscal years 2021 through December 31, 2022 not be approved on or before June 30, 2020, the assessment and payments under this Article in effect for fiscal year 2020 shall remain in place until the new assessment is approved. If the assessment methodology for July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, is approved on or after July 1, 2020, it shall be retroactive to July 1, 2020, subject to federal approval and provided that the payments authorized under Section 5A-12.7 have the same effective date as the new assessment methodology. In giving retroactive effect to the assessment approved after June 30, 2020, credit toward the new assessment shall be given for any payments of the previous assessment for periods after June 30, 2020. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article, for a hospital provider that did not have a 2015 Medicare cost report, but paid an assessment in State Fiscal Year 2020 on the basis of hypothetical data, the data that was the basis for the 2020 assessment shall be used to calculate the assessment under this paragraph.
    (b) (Blank).
    (b-5)(1) Subject to Sections 5A-3 and 5A-10, for the portion of State fiscal year 2012, beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012, and for State fiscal years 2013 through 2018, or as provided in Section 5A-16, an annual assessment on outpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider in an amount equal to .008766 multiplied by the hospital's outpatient gross revenue, provided, however, that the amount of .008766 shall be increased by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 25% of the State share of the payments authorized under Section 5A-12.5, with such increase only taking effect upon the date that a State share for such payments is required under federal law. For the period beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012, the annual assessment on outpatient services shall be prorated by multiplying the assessment amount by a fraction, the numerator of which is 21 days and the denominator of which is 365 days. For the period of April through June 2015, the amount of .008766 used to calculate the assessment under this paragraph shall, by emergency rule under subsection (s) of Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, be increased by a uniform percentage to generate $6,750,000 in the aggregate for that period from all hospitals subject to the annual assessment under this paragraph.
    (2) In addition to any other assessments imposed under this Article, effective July 1, 2016 and semi-annually thereafter through June 2018, in addition to any federally required State share as authorized under paragraph (1), the amount of .008766 shall be increased by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 25% of the ACA Assessment Adjustment, as defined in subsection (b-6) of this Section.
    For the portion of State fiscal year 2012, beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012, and State fiscal years 2013 through 2018, or as provided in Section 5A-16, a hospital's outpatient gross revenue shall be determined using the most recent data available from each hospital's 2009 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on June 30, 2011, without regard to any subsequent adjustments or changes to such data. If a hospital's 2009 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, then the Department may obtain the hospital provider's outpatient gross revenue from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Department or its duly authorized agents and employees.
    (3) Subject to Sections 5A-3, 5A-10, and 5A-16, for State fiscal years 2019 and 2020, an annual assessment on outpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider in an amount equal to .01358 multiplied by the hospital's outpatient gross revenue. For State fiscal years 2019 and 2020, a hospital's outpatient gross revenue shall be determined using the most recent data available from each hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on March 31, 2017, without regard to any subsequent adjustments or changes to such data. If a hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, then the Department may obtain the hospital provider's outpatient gross revenue from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Department or its duly authorized agents and employees. Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, for a hospital provider that did not have a 2015 Medicare cost report, but paid an assessment in State fiscal year 2018 on the basis of hypothetical data, that assessment amount shall be used for State fiscal years 2019 and 2020.
    (4) Subject to Sections 5A-3 and 5A-10, for the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and calendar years 2021 and 2022, an annual assessment on outpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider in an amount equal to .01525 multiplied by the hospital's outpatient gross revenue, provided however: (i) for the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, the assessment shall be equal to 50% of the annual amount; and (ii) the amount of .01525 shall be retroactively adjusted by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 50% of the Assessment Adjustment, as defined in subsection (b-7). For the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and calendar years 2021 and 2022, a hospital's outpatient gross revenue shall be determined using the most recent data available from each hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on March 31, 2017, without regard to any subsequent adjustments or changes to such data. If a hospital's 2015 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, then the Illinois Department may obtain the hospital provider's outpatient revenue data from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Illinois Department or its duly authorized agents and employees. Should the change in the assessment methodology above for fiscal years 2021 through calendar year 2022 not be approved prior to July 1, 2020, the assessment and payments under this Article in effect for fiscal year 2020 shall remain in place until the new assessment is approved. If the change in the assessment methodology above for July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, is approved after June 30, 2020, it shall have a retroactive effective date of July 1, 2020, subject to federal approval and provided that the payments authorized under Section 12A-7 have the same effective date as the new assessment methodology. In giving retroactive effect to the assessment approved after June 30, 2020, credit toward the new assessment shall be given for any payments of the previous assessment for periods after June 30, 2020. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article, for a hospital provider that did not have a 2015 Medicare cost report, but paid an assessment in State Fiscal Year 2020 on the basis of hypothetical data, the data that was the basis for the 2020 assessment shall be used to calculate the assessment under this paragraph.
    (b-6)(1) As used in this Section, "ACA Assessment Adjustment" means:
        (A) For the period of July 1, 2016 through December
    
31, 2016, the product of .19125 multiplied by the sum of the fee-for-service payments to hospitals as authorized under Section 5A-12.5 and the adjustments authorized under subsection (t) of Section 5A-12.2 to managed care organizations for hospital services due and payable in the month of April 2016 multiplied by 6.
        (B) For the period of January 1, 2017 through June
    
30, 2017, the product of .19125 multiplied by the sum of the fee-for-service payments to hospitals as authorized under Section 5A-12.5 and the adjustments authorized under subsection (t) of Section 5A-12.2 to managed care organizations for hospital services due and payable in the month of October 2016 multiplied by 6, except that the amount calculated under this subparagraph (B) shall be adjusted, either positively or negatively, to account for the difference between the actual payments issued under Section 5A-12.5 for the period beginning July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 and the estimated payments due and payable in the month of April 2016 multiplied by 6 as described in subparagraph (A).
        (C) For the period of July 1, 2017 through December
    
31, 2017, the product of .19125 multiplied by the sum of the fee-for-service payments to hospitals as authorized under Section 5A-12.5 and the adjustments authorized under subsection (t) of Section 5A-12.2 to managed care organizations for hospital services due and payable in the month of April 2017 multiplied by 6, except that the amount calculated under this subparagraph (C) shall be adjusted, either positively or negatively, to account for the difference between the actual payments issued under Section 5A-12.5 for the period beginning January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 and the estimated payments due and payable in the month of October 2016 multiplied by 6 as described in subparagraph (B).
        (D) For the period of January 1, 2018 through June
    
30, 2018, the product of .19125 multiplied by the sum of the fee-for-service payments to hospitals as authorized under Section 5A-12.5 and the adjustments authorized under subsection (t) of Section 5A-12.2 to managed care organizations for hospital services due and payable in the month of October 2017 multiplied by 6, except that:
            (i) the amount calculated under this subparagraph
        
(D) shall be adjusted, either positively or negatively, to account for the difference between the actual payments issued under Section 5A-12.5 for the period of July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 and the estimated payments due and payable in the month of April 2017 multiplied by 6 as described in subparagraph (C); and
            (ii) the amount calculated under this
        
subparagraph (D) shall be adjusted to include the product of .19125 multiplied by the sum of the fee-for-service payments, if any, estimated to be paid to hospitals under subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5.
    (2) The Department shall complete and apply a final reconciliation of the ACA Assessment Adjustment prior to June 30, 2018 to account for:
        (A) any differences between the actual payments
    
issued or scheduled to be issued prior to June 30, 2018 as authorized in Section 5A-12.5 for the period of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 and the estimated payments due and payable in the month of October 2017 multiplied by 6 as described in subparagraph (D); and
        (B) any difference between the estimated
    
fee-for-service payments under subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5 and the amount of such payments that are actually scheduled to be paid.
    The Department shall notify hospitals of any additional amounts owed or reduction credits to be applied to the June 2018 ACA Assessment Adjustment. This is to be considered the final reconciliation for the ACA Assessment Adjustment.
    (3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section, if for any reason the scheduled payments under subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5 are not issued in full by the final day of the period authorized under subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5, funds collected from each hospital pursuant to subparagraph (D) of paragraph (1) and pursuant to paragraph (2), attributable to the scheduled payments authorized under subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5 that are not issued in full by the final day of the period attributable to each payment authorized under subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5, shall be refunded.
    (4) The increases authorized under paragraph (2) of subsection (a) and paragraph (2) of subsection (b-5) shall be limited to the federally required State share of the total payments authorized under Section 5A-12.5 if the sum of such payments yields an annualized amount equal to or less than $450,000,000, or if the adjustments authorized under subsection (t) of Section 5A-12.2 are found not to be actuarially sound; however, this limitation shall not apply to the fee-for-service payments described in subsection (b) of Section 5A-12.5.
    (b-7)(1) As used in this Section, "Assessment Adjustment" means:
        (A) For the period of July 1, 2020 through
    
December 31, 2020, the product of .3853 multiplied by the total of the actual payments made under subsections (c) through (k) of Section 5A-12.7 attributable to the period, less the total of the assessment imposed under subsections (a) and (b-5) of this Section for the period.
        (B) For each calendar quarter beginning on and
    
after January 1, 2021, the product of .3853 multiplied by the total of the actual payments made under subsections (c) through (k) of Section 5A-12.7 attributable to the period, less the total of the assessment imposed under subsections (a) and (b-5) of this Section for the period.
    (2) The Department shall calculate and notify each hospital of the total Assessment Adjustment and any additional assessment owed by the hospital or refund owed to the hospital on either a semi-annual or annual basis. Such notice shall be issued at least 30 days prior to any period in which the assessment will be adjusted. Any additional assessment owed by the hospital or refund owed to the hospital shall be uniformly applied to the assessment owed by the hospital in monthly installments for the subsequent semi-annual period or calendar year. If no assessment is owed in the subsequent year, any amount owed by the hospital or refund due to the hospital, shall be paid in a lump sum.
    (3) The Department shall publish all details of the Assessment Adjustment calculation performed each year on its website within 30 days of completing the calculation, and also submit the details of the Assessment Adjustment calculation as part of the Department's annual report to the General Assembly.
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) Notwithstanding any of the other provisions of this Section, the Department is authorized to adopt rules to reduce the rate of any annual assessment imposed under this Section, as authorized by Section 5-46.2 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
    (e) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section, any plan providing for an assessment on a hospital provider as a permissible tax under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act and Medicaid-eligible payments to hospital providers from the revenues derived from that assessment shall be reviewed by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, as the Single State Medicaid Agency required by federal law, to determine whether those assessments and hospital provider payments meet federal Medicaid standards. If the Department determines that the elements of the plan may meet federal Medicaid standards and a related State Medicaid Plan Amendment is prepared in a manner and form suitable for submission, that State Plan Amendment shall be submitted in a timely manner for review by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and subject to approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. No such plan shall become effective without approval by the Illinois General Assembly by the enactment into law of related legislation. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section, the Department is authorized to adopt rules to reduce the rate of any annual assessment imposed under this Section. Any such rules may be adopted by the Department under Section 5-50 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 101-10, eff. 6-5-19; 101-650, eff. 7-7-20; reenacted by P.A. 101-655, eff. 3-12-21.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-2.1

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-2.1)
    Sec. 5A-2.1. Continuation of Section 5A-2 of this Code; validation.
    (a) The General Assembly finds and declares that:
        (1) Public Act 101-650, which took effect on July 7,
    
2020, contained provisions that would have changed the repeal date for Section 5A-2 of this Act from July 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022.
        (2) The Statute on Statutes sets forth general rules
    
on the repeal of statutes and the construction of multiple amendments, but Section 1 of that Act also states that these rules will not be observed when the result would be "inconsistent with the manifest intent of the General Assembly or repugnant to the context of the statute".
        (3) This amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly
    
manifests the intention of the General Assembly to extend the repeal date for Section 5A-2 of this Code and have Section 5A-2 of this Code, as amended by Public Act 101-650, continue in effect until December 31, 2022.
    (b) Any construction of this Code that results in the repeal of Section 5A-2 of this Code on July 1, 2020 would be inconsistent with the manifest intent of the General Assembly and repugnant to the context of this Code.
    (c) It is hereby declared to have been the intent of the General Assembly that Section 5A-2 of this Code shall not be subject to repeal on July 1, 2020.
    (d) Section 5A-2 of this Code shall be deemed to have been in continuous effect since July 8, 1992 (the effective date of Public Act 87-861), and it shall continue to be in effect, as amended by Public Act 101-650, until it is otherwise lawfully amended or repealed. All previously enacted amendments to the Section taking effect on or after July 8, 1992, are hereby validated.
    (e) In order to ensure the continuing effectiveness of Section 5A-2 of this Code, that Section is set forth in full and reenacted by this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly. In this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly, the base text of the reenacted Section is set forth as amended by Public Act 101-650.
    (f) All actions of the Illinois Department or any other person or entity taken in reliance on or pursuant to Section 5A-2 of this Code are hereby validated.
(Source: P.A. 101-655, eff. 3-12-21.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-3

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-3) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-3)
    Sec. 5A-3. Exemptions.
    (a) (Blank).
    (b) A hospital provider that is a State agency, a State university, or a county with a population of 3,000,000 or more is exempt from the assessment imposed by Section 5A-2.
    (b-2) A hospital provider that is a county with a population of less than 3,000,000 or a township, municipality, hospital district, or any other local governmental unit is exempt from the assessment imposed by Section 5A-2.
    (b-5) (Blank).
    (b-10) (Blank).
    (b-15) (Blank).
    (b-20) (Blank).
    (b-25) (Blank).
    (c) (Blank).
(Source: P.A. 96-1530, eff. 2-16-11; 97-689, eff. 6-14-12.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-4

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-4) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-4)
    Sec. 5A-4. Payment of assessment; penalty.
    (a) The assessment imposed by Section 5A-2 for State fiscal year 2009 through State fiscal year 2018 or as provided in Section 5A-16, shall be due and payable in monthly installments, each equaling one-twelfth of the assessment for the year, on the fourteenth State business day of each month. No installment payment of an assessment imposed by Section 5A-2 shall be due and payable, however, until after the Comptroller has issued the payments required under this Article.
    Except as provided in subsection (a-5) of this Section, the assessment imposed by subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 for the portion of State fiscal year 2012 beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012, and for State fiscal year 2013 through State fiscal year 2018 or as provided in Section 5A-16, shall be due and payable in monthly installments, each equaling one-twelfth of the assessment for the year, on the 17th State business day of each month. No installment payment of an assessment imposed by subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 shall be due and payable, however, until after: (i) the Department notifies the hospital provider, in writing, that the payment methodologies to hospitals required under Section 5A-12.4, have been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the waiver under 42 CFR 433.68 for the assessment imposed by subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2, if necessary, has been granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and (ii) the Comptroller has issued the payments required under Section 5A-12.4. Upon notification to the Department of approval of the payment methodologies required under Section 5A-12.4 and the waiver granted under 42 CFR 433.68, if necessary, all installments otherwise due under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 prior to the date of notification shall be due and payable to the Department upon written direction from the Department and issuance by the Comptroller of the payments required under Section 5A-12.4.
    Except as provided in subsection (a-5) of this Section, the assessment imposed under Section 5A-2 for State fiscal year 2019 and each subsequent State fiscal year shall be due and payable in monthly installments, each equaling one-twelfth of the assessment for the year, on the 17th State business day of each month. The Department has discretion to establish a later date due to delays in payments being made to hospitals as required under Section 5A-12.7. No installment payment of an assessment imposed by Section 5A-2 shall be due and payable, however, until after: (i) the Department notifies the hospital provider, in writing, that the payment methodologies to hospitals required under Section 5A-12.6 or 5A-12.7 have been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the waiver under 42 CFR 433.68 for the assessment imposed by Section 5A-2, if necessary, has been granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and (ii) the Comptroller and managed care organizations have issued the payments required under Section 5A-12.6 or 5A-12.7. Upon notification to the Department of approval of the payment methodologies required under Section 5A-12.6 or 5A-12.7 and the waiver granted under 42 CFR 433.68, if necessary, all installments otherwise due under Section 5A-2 prior to the date of notification shall be due and payable to the Department upon written direction from the Department and issuance by the Comptroller and managed care organizations of the payments required under Section 5A-12.6 or 5A-12.7.
    (a-5) The Illinois Department may accelerate the schedule upon which assessment installments are due and payable by hospitals with a payment ratio greater than or equal to one. Such acceleration of due dates for payment of the assessment may be made only in conjunction with a corresponding acceleration in access payments identified in Section 5A-12.2, Section 5A-12.4, Section 5A-12.6, or Section 5A-12.7 to the same hospitals. For the purposes of this subsection (a-5), a hospital's payment ratio is defined as the quotient obtained by dividing the total payments for the State fiscal year, as authorized under Section 5A-12.2, Section 5A-12.4, Section 5A-12.6, or Section 5A-12.7, by the total assessment for the State fiscal year imposed under Section 5A-2 or subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2.
    (b) The Illinois Department is authorized to establish delayed payment schedules for hospital providers that are unable to make installment payments when due under this Section due to financial difficulties, as determined by the Illinois Department.
    (c) If a hospital provider fails to pay the full amount of an installment when due (including any extensions granted under subsection (b)), there shall, unless waived by the Illinois Department for reasonable cause, be added to the assessment imposed by Section 5A-2 a penalty assessment equal to the lesser of (i) 5% of the amount of the installment not paid on or before the due date plus 5% of the portion thereof remaining unpaid on the last day of each 30-day period thereafter or (ii) 100% of the installment amount not paid on or before the due date. For purposes of this subsection, payments will be credited first to unpaid installment amounts (rather than to penalty or interest), beginning with the most delinquent installments.
    (d) Any assessment amount that is due and payable to the Illinois Department more frequently than once per calendar quarter shall be remitted to the Illinois Department by the hospital provider by means of electronic funds transfer. The Illinois Department may provide for remittance by other means if (i) the amount due is less than $10,000 or (ii) electronic funds transfer is unavailable for this purpose.
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 100-1181, eff. 3-8-19; 101-209, eff. 8-5-19; 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-5

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-5) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-5)
    Sec. 5A-5. Notice; penalty; maintenance of records.
    (a) The Illinois Department shall send a notice of assessment to every hospital provider subject to assessment under this Article. The notice of assessment shall notify the hospital of its assessment and shall be sent after receipt by the Department of notification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that the payment methodologies required under this Article and, if necessary, the waiver granted under 42 CFR 433.68 have been approved. The notice shall be on a form prepared by the Illinois Department and shall state the following:
        (1) The name of the hospital provider.
        (2) The address of the hospital provider's principal
    
place of business from which the provider engages in the occupation of hospital provider in this State, and the name and address of each hospital operated, conducted, or maintained by the provider in this State.
        (3) The occupied bed days, occupied bed days less
    
Medicare days, adjusted gross hospital revenue, or outpatient gross revenue of the hospital provider (whichever is applicable), the amount of assessment imposed under Section 5A-2 for the State fiscal year for which the notice is sent, and the amount of each installment to be paid during the State fiscal year.
        (4) (Blank).
        (5) Other reasonable information as determined by the
    
Illinois Department.
    (b) If a hospital provider conducts, operates, or maintains more than one hospital licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, the provider shall pay the assessment for each hospital separately.
    (c) Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, in the case of a person who ceases to conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital in respect of which the person is subject to assessment under this Article as a hospital provider, the assessment for the State fiscal year in which the cessation occurs shall be adjusted by multiplying the assessment computed under Section 5A-2 by a fraction, the numerator of which is the number of days in the year during which the provider conducts, operates, or maintains the hospital and the denominator of which is 365. Immediately upon ceasing to conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital, the person shall pay the assessment for the year as so adjusted (to the extent not previously paid).
    (d) Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, a provider who commences conducting, operating, or maintaining a hospital, upon notice by the Illinois Department, shall pay the assessment computed under Section 5A-2 and subsection (e) in installments on the due dates stated in the notice and on the regular installment due dates for the State fiscal year occurring after the due dates of the initial notice.
    (e) Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, for State fiscal years 2009 through 2018, in the case of a hospital provider that did not conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital in 2005, the assessment for that State fiscal year shall be computed on the basis of hypothetical occupied bed days for the full calendar year as determined by the Illinois Department. Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, for the portion of State fiscal year 2012 beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012, and for State fiscal years 2013 through 2018, in the case of a hospital provider that did not conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital in 2009, the assessment under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 for that State fiscal year shall be computed on the basis of hypothetical gross outpatient revenue for the full calendar year as determined by the Illinois Department.
    Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, for State fiscal years 2019 through 2024, in the case of a hospital provider that did not conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital in the year that is the basis of the calculation of the assessment under this Article, the assessment under paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of Section 5A-2 for the State fiscal year shall be computed on the basis of hypothetical occupied bed days for the full calendar year as determined by the Illinois Department, except that for a hospital provider that did not have a 2015 Medicare cost report, but paid an assessment in State fiscal year 2018 on the basis of hypothetical data, that assessment amount shall be used for State fiscal years 2019 and 2020; however, for State fiscal year 2020, the assessment amount shall be increased by the proportion that it represents of the total annual assessment that is generated from all hospitals in order to generate $6,250,000 in the aggregate for that period from all hospitals subject to the annual assessment under this paragraph.
    Notwithstanding any other provision in this Article, for State fiscal years 2019 through 2024, in the case of a hospital provider that did not conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital in the year that is the basis of the calculation of the assessment under this Article, the assessment under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 for that State fiscal year shall be computed on the basis of hypothetical gross outpatient revenue for the full calendar year as determined by the Illinois Department, except that for a hospital provider that did not have a 2015 Medicare cost report, but paid an assessment in State fiscal year 2018 on the basis of hypothetical data, that assessment amount shall be used for State fiscal years 2019 and 2020; however, for State fiscal year 2020, the assessment amount shall be increased by the proportion that it represents of the total annual assessment that is generated from all hospitals in order to generate $6,250,000 in the aggregate for that period from all hospitals subject to the annual assessment under this paragraph.
    (f) Every hospital provider subject to assessment under this Article shall keep sufficient records to permit the determination of adjusted gross hospital revenue for the hospital's fiscal year. All such records shall be kept in the English language and shall, at all times during regular business hours of the day, be subject to inspection by the Illinois Department or its duly authorized agents and employees.
    (g) The Illinois Department may, by rule, provide a hospital provider a reasonable opportunity to request a clarification or correction of any clerical or computational errors contained in the calculation of its assessment, but such corrections shall not extend to updating the cost report information used to calculate the assessment.
    (h) (Blank).
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15; 100-581, eff. 3-12-18.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-6

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-6) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-6)
    Sec. 5A-6. Disposition of proceeds. The Illinois Department shall deposit all moneys received from hospital providers under this Article into the Hospital Provider Fund. Upon certification by the Illinois Department to the State Comptroller of its intent to withhold payments from a provider pursuant to Section 5A-7(b), the State Comptroller shall draw a warrant on the treasury or other fund held by the State Treasurer, as appropriate. The warrant shall state the amount for which the provider is entitled to a warrant, the amount of the deduction, and the reason therefor and shall direct the State Treasurer to pay the balance to the provider, all in accordance with Section 10.05 of the State Comptroller Act. The warrant also shall direct the State Treasurer to transfer the amount of the deduction so ordered from the treasury or other fund into the Hospital Provider Fund.
(Source: P.A. 97-689, eff. 6-14-12.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-7

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-7) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-7)
    Sec. 5A-7. Administration; enforcement provisions.
    (a) The Illinois Department shall establish and maintain a listing of all hospital providers appearing in the licensing records of the Illinois Department of Public Health, which shall show each provider's name and principal place of business and the name and address of each hospital operated, conducted, or maintained by the provider in this State. The Illinois Department shall administer and enforce this Article and collect the assessments and penalty assessments imposed under this Article using procedures employed in its administration of this Code generally. The Illinois Department, its Director, and every hospital provider subject to assessment under this Article shall have the following powers, duties, and rights:
        (1) The Illinois Department may initiate either
    
administrative or judicial proceedings, or both, to enforce provisions of this Article. Administrative enforcement proceedings initiated hereunder shall be governed by the Illinois Department's administrative rules. Judicial enforcement proceedings initiated hereunder shall be governed by the rules of procedure applicable in the courts of this State.
        (2) No proceedings for collection, refund, credit, or
    
other adjustment of an assessment amount shall be issued more than 3 years after the due date of the assessment, except in the case of an extended period agreed to in writing by the Illinois Department and the hospital provider before the expiration of this limitation period.
        (3) Any unpaid assessment under this Article shall
    
become a lien upon the assets of the hospital upon which it was assessed. If any hospital provider, outside the usual course of its business, sells or transfers the major part of any one or more of (A) the real property and improvements, (B) the machinery and equipment, or (C) the furniture or fixtures, of any hospital that is subject to the provisions of this Article, the seller or transferor shall pay the Illinois Department the amount of any assessment, assessment penalty, and interest (if any) due from it under this Article up to the date of the sale or transfer. If the seller or transferor fails to pay any assessment, assessment penalty, and interest (if any) due, the purchaser or transferee of such asset shall be liable for the amount of the assessment, penalties, and interest (if any) up to the amount of the reasonable value of the property acquired by the purchaser or transferee. The purchaser or transferee shall continue to be liable until the purchaser or transferee pays the full amount of the assessment, penalties, and interest (if any) up to the amount of the reasonable value of the property acquired by the purchaser or transferee or until the purchaser or transferee receives from the Illinois Department a certificate showing that such assessment, penalty, and interest have been paid or a certificate from the Illinois Department showing that no assessment, penalty, or interest is due from the seller or transferor under this Article.
        (4) Payments under this Article are not subject to
    
the Illinois Prompt Payment Act. Credits or refunds shall not bear interest.
    (b) In addition to any other remedy provided for and without sending a notice of assessment liability, the Illinois Department may collect an unpaid assessment by withholding, as payment of the assessment, reimbursements or other amounts otherwise payable by the Illinois Department to the hospital provider.
(Source: P.A. 93-659, eff. 2-3-04; 93-841, eff. 7-30-04; 94-242, eff. 7-18-05.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-8

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-8) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-8)
    Sec. 5A-8. Hospital Provider Fund.
    (a) There is created in the State Treasury the Hospital Provider Fund. Interest earned by the Fund shall be credited to the Fund. The Fund shall not be used to replace any moneys appropriated to the Medicaid program by the General Assembly.
    (b) The Fund is created for the purpose of receiving moneys in accordance with Section 5A-6 and disbursing moneys only for the following purposes, notwithstanding any other provision of law:
        (1) For making payments to hospitals as required
    
under this Code, under the Children's Health Insurance Program Act, under the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act, and under the Long Term Acute Care Hospital Quality Improvement Transfer Program Act.
        (2) For the reimbursement of moneys collected by the
    
Illinois Department from hospitals or hospital providers through error or mistake in performing the activities authorized under this Code.
        (3) For payment of administrative expenses incurred
    
by the Illinois Department or its agent in performing activities under this Code, under the Children's Health Insurance Program Act, under the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act, and under the Long Term Acute Care Hospital Quality Improvement Transfer Program Act.
        (4) For payments of any amounts which are
    
reimbursable to the federal government for payments from this Fund which are required to be paid by State warrant.
        (5) For making transfers, as those transfers are
    
authorized in the proceedings authorizing debt under the Short Term Borrowing Act, but transfers made under this paragraph (5) shall not exceed the principal amount of debt issued in anticipation of the receipt by the State of moneys to be deposited into the Fund.
        (6) For making transfers to any other fund in the
    
State treasury, but transfers made under this paragraph (6) shall not exceed the amount transferred previously from that other fund into the Hospital Provider Fund plus any interest that would have been earned by that fund on the monies that had been transferred.
        (6.5) For making transfers to the Healthcare Provider
    
Relief Fund, except that transfers made under this paragraph (6.5) shall not exceed $60,000,000 in the aggregate.
        (7) For making transfers not exceeding the following
    
amounts, related to State fiscal years 2013 through 2018, to the following designated funds:
            Health and Human Services Medicaid Trust
                Fund...............................$20,000,000
            Long-Term Care Provider Fund...........$30,000,000
            General Revenue Fund..................$80,000,000.
    Transfers under this paragraph shall be made within 7
    
days after the payments have been received pursuant to the schedule of payments provided in subsection (a) of Section 5A-4.
        (7.1) (Blank).
        (7.5) (Blank).
        (7.8) (Blank).
        (7.9) (Blank).
        (7.10) For State fiscal year 2014, for making
    
transfers of the moneys resulting from the assessment under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 and received from hospital providers under Section 5A-4 and transferred into the Hospital Provider Fund under Section 5A-6 to the designated funds not exceeding the following amounts in that State fiscal year:
            Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.......$100,000,000
        Transfers under this paragraph shall be made within 7
    
days after the payments have been received pursuant to the schedule of payments provided in subsection (a) of Section 5A-4.
        The additional amount of transfers in this paragraph
    
(7.10), authorized by Public Act 98-651, shall be made within 10 State business days after June 16, 2014 (the effective date of Public Act 98-651). That authority shall remain in effect even if Public Act 98-651 does not become law until State fiscal year 2015.
        (7.10a) For State fiscal years 2015 through 2018, for
    
making transfers of the moneys resulting from the assessment under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 and received from hospital providers under Section 5A-4 and transferred into the Hospital Provider Fund under Section 5A-6 to the designated funds not exceeding the following amounts related to each State fiscal year:
            Healthcare Provider Relief Fund.......$50,000,000
        Transfers under this paragraph shall be made within 7
    
days after the payments have been received pursuant to the schedule of payments provided in subsection (a) of Section 5A-4.
        (7.11) (Blank).
        (7.12) For State fiscal year 2013, for increasing by
    
21/365ths the transfer of the moneys resulting from the assessment under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 and received from hospital providers under Section 5A-4 for the portion of State fiscal year 2012 beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012 and transferred into the Hospital Provider Fund under Section 5A-6 to the designated funds not exceeding the following amounts in that State fiscal year:
            Healthcare Provider Relief Fund........$2,870,000
        Since the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
    
Services approval of the assessment authorized under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2, received from hospital providers under Section 5A-4 and the payment methodologies to hospitals required under Section 5A-12.4 was not received by the Department until State fiscal year 2014 and since the Department made retroactive payments during State fiscal year 2014 related to the referenced period of June 2012, the transfer authority granted in this paragraph (7.12) is extended through the date that is 10 State business days after June 16, 2014 (the effective date of Public Act 98-651).
        (7.13) In addition to any other transfers authorized
    
under this Section, for State fiscal years 2017 and 2018, for making transfers to the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund of moneys collected from the ACA Assessment Adjustment authorized under subsections (a) and (b-5) of Section 5A-2 and paid by hospital providers under Section 5A-4 into the Hospital Provider Fund under Section 5A-6 for each State fiscal year. Timing of transfers to the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund under this paragraph shall be at the discretion of the Department, but no less frequently than quarterly.
        (7.14) For making transfers not exceeding the
    
following amounts, related to State fiscal years 2019 and 2020, to the following designated funds:
            Health and Human Services Medicaid Trust
                Fund...............................$20,000,000
            Long-Term Care Provider Fund...........$30,000,000
            Healthcare Provider Relief Fund......$325,000,000.
        Transfers under this paragraph shall be made within 7
    
days after the payments have been received pursuant to the schedule of payments provided in subsection (a) of Section 5A-4.
        (7.15) For making transfers not exceeding the
    
following amounts, related to State fiscal years 2021 and 2022, to the following designated funds:
            Health and Human Services Medicaid Trust
                Fund..............................$20,000,000
            Long-Term Care Provider Fund..........$30,000,000
            Healthcare Provider Relief Fund......$365,000,000
        (7.16) For making transfers not exceeding the
    
following amounts, related to July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, to the following designated funds:
            Health and Human Services Medicaid Trust
                Fund..............................$10,000,000
            Long-Term Care Provider Fund..........$15,000,000
            Healthcare Provider Relief Fund......$182,500,000
        (8) For making refunds to hospital providers pursuant
    
to Section 5A-10.
        (9) For making payment to capitated managed care
    
organizations as described in subsections (s) and (t) of Section 5A-12.2, subsection (r) of Section 5A-12.6, and Section 5A-12.7 of this Code.
    Disbursements from the Fund, other than transfers authorized under paragraphs (5) and (6) of this subsection, shall be by warrants drawn by the State Comptroller upon receipt of vouchers duly executed and certified by the Illinois Department.
    (c) The Fund shall consist of the following:
        (1) All moneys collected or received by the Illinois
    
Department from the hospital provider assessment imposed by this Article.
        (2) All federal matching funds received by the
    
Illinois Department as a result of expenditures made by the Illinois Department that are attributable to moneys deposited in the Fund.
        (3) Any interest or penalty levied in conjunction
    
with the administration of this Article.
        (3.5) As applicable, proceeds from surety bond
    
payments payable to the Department as referenced in subsection (s) of Section 5A-12.2 of this Code.
        (4) Moneys transferred from another fund in the State
    
treasury.
        (5) All other moneys received for the Fund from any
    
other source, including interest earned thereon.
    (d) (Blank).
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 100-863, eff. 8-14-19; 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-9

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-9) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-9)
    Sec. 5A-9. Emergency services audits. The Illinois Department may audit hospital claims for payment for emergency services provided to a recipient who does not require admission as an inpatient. The Illinois Department shall adopt rules that describe how the emergency services audit process will be conducted. These rules shall include, but need not be limited to, the following provisions:
        (1) The determination that an emergency medical
    
condition exists shall be based upon the symptoms and condition of the recipient at the time the recipient is initially examined by the hospital emergency department and not upon the final determination of the recipient's actual medical condition.
        (2) The Illinois Department or its authorized
    
representative shall meet with the chief executive officer of the hospital, or a person designated by the chief executive officer, upon arrival at the hospital to conduct the audit and before leaving the hospital at the conclusion of the audit. The purpose of the pre-audit meeting shall be to inform the hospital concerning the scope of the audit. The purpose of the post-audit meeting shall be to provide the hospital with the preliminary findings of the audit.
        (3) An emergency services audit shall be limited to a
    
review of records related to services rendered within 6 years of the date of the audit. The hospital's business and professional records for at least 12 previous calendar months shall be maintained and available for inspection by authorized Illinois Department personnel on the premises of the hospital. Illinois Department personnel shall make requests in writing to inspect records more than 12 months old at least 2 business days in advance of the date they must be produced.
        (4) Where the purpose of the audit is to determine
    
the appropriateness of the emergency services provided, any final determination that would result in a denial of or reduction in payment to the hospital shall be made by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches who is board certified in emergency medicine or by the appropriate health care professionals under the supervision of the physician.
        (5) The preliminary audit findings shall be provided
    
to the hospital within 120 days of the date on which the audit conducted on the hospital premises was completed.
        (6) The Illinois Department or its designated review
    
agent shall use statistically valid sampling techniques when conducting audits.
(Source: P.A. 97-48, eff. 6-28-11.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-10

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-10) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-10)
    Sec. 5A-10. Applicability.
    (a) The assessment imposed by subsection (a) of Section 5A-2 shall cease to be imposed and the Department's obligation to make payments shall immediately cease, and any moneys remaining in the Fund shall be refunded to hospital providers in proportion to the amounts paid by them, if:
        (1) The payments to hospitals required under this
    
Article are not eligible for federal matching funds under Title XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act;
        (2) For State fiscal years 2009 through 2018, and as
    
provided in Section 5A-16, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services adopts any administrative rule change to reduce payment rates or alters any payment methodology that reduces any payment rates made to operating hospitals under the approved Title XIX or Title XXI State plan in effect January 1, 2008 except for:
            (A) any changes for hospitals described in
        
subsection (b) of Section 5A-3;
            (B) any rates for payments made under this
        
Article V-A;
            (C) any changes proposed in State plan amendment
        
transmittal numbers 08-01, 08-02, 08-04, 08-06, and 08-07;
            (D) in relation to any admissions on or after
        
January 1, 2011, a modification in the methodology for calculating outlier payments to hospitals for exceptionally costly stays, for hospitals reimbursed under the diagnosis-related grouping methodology in effect on July 1, 2011; provided that the Department shall be limited to one such modification during the 36-month period after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly;
            (E) any changes affecting hospitals authorized by
        
Public Act 97-689;
            (F) any changes authorized by Section 14-12 of
        
this Code, or for any changes authorized under Section 5A-15 of this Code; or
            (G) any changes authorized under Section 5-5b.1.
    (b) The assessment imposed by Section 5A-2 shall not take effect or shall cease to be imposed, and the Department's obligation to make payments shall immediately cease, if the assessment is determined to be an impermissible tax under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. Moneys in the Hospital Provider Fund derived from assessments imposed prior thereto shall be disbursed in accordance with Section 5A-8 to the extent federal financial participation is not reduced due to the impermissibility of the assessments, and any remaining moneys shall be refunded to hospital providers in proportion to the amounts paid by them.
    (c) The assessments imposed by subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 shall not take effect or shall cease to be imposed, the Department's obligation to make payments shall immediately cease, and any moneys remaining in the Fund shall be refunded to hospital providers in proportion to the amounts paid by them, if the payments to hospitals required under Section 5A-12.4 or Section 5A-12.6 are not eligible for federal matching funds under Title XIX of the Social Security Act.
    (d) The assessments imposed by Section 5A-2 shall not take effect or shall cease to be imposed, the Department's obligation to make payments shall immediately cease, and any moneys remaining in the Fund shall be refunded to hospital providers in proportion to the amounts paid by them, if:
        (1) for State fiscal years 2013 through 2018, and as
    
provided in Section 5A-16, the Department reduces any payment rates to hospitals as in effect on May 1, 2012, or alters any payment methodology as in effect on May 1, 2012, that has the effect of reducing payment rates to hospitals, except for any changes affecting hospitals authorized in Public Act 97-689 and any changes authorized by Section 14-12 of this Code, and except for any changes authorized under Section 5A-15, and except for any changes authorized under Section 5-5b.1;
        (2) for State fiscal years 2013 through 2018, and as
    
provided in Section 5A-16, the Department reduces any supplemental payments made to hospitals below the amounts paid for services provided in State fiscal year 2011 as implemented by administrative rules adopted and in effect on or prior to June 30, 2011, except for any changes affecting hospitals authorized in Public Act 97-689 and any changes authorized by Section 14-12 of this Code, and except for any changes authorized under Section 5A-15, and except for any changes authorized under Section 5-5b.1; or
        (3) for State fiscal years 2015 through 2018, and as
    
provided in Section 5A-16, the Department reduces the overall effective rate of reimbursement to hospitals below the level authorized under Section 14-12 of this Code, except for any changes under Section 14-12 or Section 5A-15 of this Code, and except for any changes authorized under Section 5-5b.1.
    (e) In State fiscal year 2019 through State fiscal year 2020, the assessments imposed under Section 5A-2 shall not take effect or shall cease to be imposed, the Department's obligation to make payments shall immediately cease, and any moneys remaining in the Fund shall be refunded to hospital providers in proportion to the amounts paid by them, if:
        (1) the payments to hospitals required under Section
    
5A12.6 are not eligible for federal matching funds under Title XIX of the Social Security Act; or
        (2) the Department reduces the overall effective
    
rate of reimbursement to hospitals below the level authorized under Section 14-12 of this Code, as in effect on December 31, 2017, except for any changes authorized under Sections 14-12 or Section 5A-15 of this Code, and except for any changes authorized under changes to Sections 5A-12.2, 5A-12.4, 5A-12.5, 5A-12.6, and 14-12 made by Public Act 100-581.
    (f) Beginning in State Fiscal Year 2021, the assessments imposed under Section 5A-2 shall not take effect or shall cease to be imposed, the Department's obligation to make payments shall immediately cease, and any moneys remaining in the Fund shall be refunded to hospital providers in proportion to the amounts paid by them, if:
        (1) the payments to hospitals required under Section
    
5A-12.7 are not eligible for federal matching funds under Title XIX of the Social Security Act; or
        (2) the Department reduces the overall effective rate
    
of reimbursement to hospitals below the level authorized under Section 14-12, as in effect on December 31, 2019, except for any changes authorized under Sections 14-12 or 5A-15, and except for any changes authorized under changes to Sections 5A-12.7 and 14-12 made by this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-11

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-11) (from Ch. 23, par. 5A-11)
    Sec. 5A-11. Severability. If any clause, sentence, Section, exemption, provision, or part of this Article or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall be adjudged to be unconstitutional or otherwise invalid, the remainder of this Article or its application to persons or circumstances other than those to which it is held invalid shall not be affected thereby. This Article V-A is intended to be separate from and independent of Articles V-B and V-C, and the application and validity of this Article V-A shall not be affected by the invalidity of one or more of Articles V-B and V-C.
(Source: P.A. 87-861.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12)
    Sec. 5A-12. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 93-1066, eff. 1-15-05. Repealed internally, eff. 7-1-05.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.1

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.1)
    Sec. 5A-12.1. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 94-838, eff. 6-6-06. Repealed internally, eff. 7-1-08.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.2

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.2)
    (This Section is scheduled to be repealed in accordance with 305 ILCS 5/5A-14)
    Sec. 5A-12.2. Hospital access payments on or after July 1, 2008.
    (a) To preserve and improve access to hospital services, for hospital services rendered on or after July 1, 2008, the Illinois Department shall, except for hospitals described in subsection (b) of Section 5A-3, make payments to hospitals as set forth in this Section. These payments shall be paid in 12 equal installments on or before the seventh State business day of each month, except that no payment shall be due within 100 days after the later of the date of notification of federal approval of the payment methodologies required under this Section or any waiver required under 42 CFR 433.68, at which time the sum of amounts required under this Section prior to the date of notification is due and payable. Payments under this Section are not due and payable, however, until (i) the methodologies described in this Section are approved by the federal government in an appropriate State Plan amendment and (ii) the assessment imposed under this Article is determined to be a permissible tax under Title XIX of the Social Security Act.
    (a-5) The Illinois Department may, when practicable, accelerate the schedule upon which payments authorized under this Section are made.
    (b) Across-the-board inpatient adjustment.
        (1) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital an amount equal to 40% of the total base inpatient payments paid to the hospital for services provided in State fiscal year 2005.
        (2) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay to each freestanding Illinois specialty care hospital as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 149.50(c)(1), (2), or (4) an amount equal to 60% of the total base inpatient payments paid to the hospital for services provided in State fiscal year 2005.
        (3) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay to each freestanding Illinois rehabilitation or psychiatric hospital an amount equal to $1,000 per Medicaid inpatient day multiplied by the increase in the hospital's Medicaid inpatient utilization ratio (determined using the positive percentage change from the rate year 2005 Medicaid inpatient utilization ratio to the rate year 2007 Medicaid inpatient utilization ratio, as calculated by the Department for the disproportionate share determination).
        (4) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois children's hospital an amount equal to 20% of the total base inpatient payments paid to the hospital for services provided in State fiscal year 2005 and an additional amount equal to 20% of the base inpatient payments paid to the hospital for psychiatric services provided in State fiscal year 2005.
        (5) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois hospital eligible for a pediatric inpatient adjustment payment under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.298, as in effect for State fiscal year 2007, a supplemental pediatric inpatient adjustment payment equal to:
            (i) For freestanding children's hospitals as
        
defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 149.50(c)(3)(A), 2.5 multiplied by the hospital's pediatric inpatient adjustment payment required under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.298, as in effect for State fiscal year 2008.
            (ii) For hospitals other than freestanding
        
children's hospitals as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 149.50(c)(3)(B), 1.0 multiplied by the hospital's pediatric inpatient adjustment payment required under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.298, as in effect for State fiscal year 2008.
    (c) Outpatient adjustment.
        (1) In addition to the rates paid for outpatient
    
hospital services, the Department shall pay each Illinois hospital an amount equal to 2.2 multiplied by the hospital's ambulatory procedure listing payments for categories 1, 2, 3, and 4, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.140(b), for State fiscal year 2005.
        (2) In addition to the rates paid for outpatient
    
hospital services, the Department shall pay each Illinois freestanding psychiatric hospital an amount equal to 3.25 multiplied by the hospital's ambulatory procedure listing payments for category 5b, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.140(b)(1)(E), for State fiscal year 2005.
    (d) Medicaid high volume adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital that provided more than 20,500 Medicaid inpatient days of care in State fiscal year 2005 amounts as follows:
        (1) For hospitals with a case mix index equal to or
    
greater than the 85th percentile of hospital case mix indices, $350 for each Medicaid inpatient day of care provided during that period; and
        (2) For hospitals with a case mix index less than the
    
85th percentile of hospital case mix indices, $100 for each Medicaid inpatient day of care provided during that period.
    (e) Capital adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay an additional payment to each Illinois general acute care hospital that has a Medicaid inpatient utilization rate of at least 10% (as calculated by the Department for the rate year 2007 disproportionate share determination) amounts as follows:
        (1) For each Illinois general acute care hospital
    
that has a Medicaid inpatient utilization rate of at least 10% and less than 36.94% and whose capital cost is less than the 60th percentile of the capital costs of all Illinois hospitals, the amount of such payment shall equal the hospital's Medicaid inpatient days multiplied by the difference between the capital costs at the 60th percentile of the capital costs of all Illinois hospitals and the hospital's capital costs.
        (2) For each Illinois general acute care hospital
    
that has a Medicaid inpatient utilization rate of at least 36.94% and whose capital cost is less than the 75th percentile of the capital costs of all Illinois hospitals, the amount of such payment shall equal the hospital's Medicaid inpatient days multiplied by the difference between the capital costs at the 75th percentile of the capital costs of all Illinois hospitals and the hospital's capital costs.
    (f) Obstetrical care adjustment.
        (1) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay $1,500 for each Medicaid obstetrical day of care provided in State fiscal year 2005 by each Illinois rural hospital that had a Medicaid obstetrical percentage (Medicaid obstetrical days divided by Medicaid inpatient days) greater than 15% for State fiscal year 2005.
        (2) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay $1,350 for each Medicaid obstetrical day of care provided in State fiscal year 2005 by each Illinois general acute care hospital that was designated a level III perinatal center as of December 31, 2006, and that had a case mix index equal to or greater than the 45th percentile of the case mix indices for all level III perinatal centers.
        (3) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay $900 for each Medicaid obstetrical day of care provided in State fiscal year 2005 by each Illinois general acute care hospital that was designated a level II or II+ perinatal center as of December 31, 2006, and that had a case mix index equal to or greater than the 35th percentile of the case mix indices for all level II and II+ perinatal centers.
    (g) Trauma adjustment.
        (1) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay each Illinois general acute care hospital designated as a trauma center as of July 1, 2007, a payment equal to 3.75 multiplied by the hospital's State fiscal year 2005 Medicaid capital payments.
        (2) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay $400 for each Medicaid acute inpatient day of care provided in State fiscal year 2005 by each Illinois general acute care hospital that was designated a level II trauma center, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.295(a)(3) and 148.295(a)(4), as of July 1, 2007.
        (3) In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital
    
services, the Department shall pay $235 for each Illinois Medicaid acute inpatient day of care provided in State fiscal year 2005 by each level I pediatric trauma center located outside of Illinois that had more than 8,000 Illinois Medicaid inpatient days in State fiscal year 2005.
    (h) Supplemental tertiary care adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois hospital eligible for tertiary care adjustment payments under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.296, as in effect for State fiscal year 2007, a supplemental tertiary care adjustment payment equal to the tertiary care adjustment payment required under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.296, as in effect for State fiscal year 2007.
    (i) Crossover adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient services, the Department shall pay each Illinois general acute care hospital that had a ratio of crossover days to total inpatient days for medical assistance programs administered by the Department (utilizing information from 2005 paid claims) greater than 50%, and a case mix index greater than the 65th percentile of case mix indices for all Illinois hospitals, a rate of $1,125 for each Medicaid inpatient day including crossover days.
    (j) Magnet hospital adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital and each Illinois freestanding children's hospital that, as of February 1, 2008, was recognized as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and that had a case mix index greater than the 75th percentile of case mix indices for all Illinois hospitals amounts as follows:
        (1) For hospitals located in a county whose
    
eligibility growth factor is greater than the mean, $450 multiplied by the eligibility growth factor for the county in which the hospital is located for each Medicaid inpatient day of care provided by the hospital during State fiscal year 2005.
        (2) For hospitals located in a county whose
    
eligibility growth factor is less than or equal to the mean, $225 multiplied by the eligibility growth factor for the county in which the hospital is located for each Medicaid inpatient day of care provided by the hospital during State fiscal year 2005.
    For purposes of this subsection, "eligibility growth factor" means the percentage by which the number of Medicaid recipients in the county increased from State fiscal year 1998 to State fiscal year 2005.
    (k) For purposes of this Section, a hospital that is enrolled to provide Medicaid services during State fiscal year 2005 shall have its utilization and associated reimbursements annualized prior to the payment calculations being performed under this Section.
    (l) For purposes of this Section, the terms "Medicaid days", "ambulatory procedure listing services", and "ambulatory procedure listing payments" do not include any days, charges, or services for which Medicare or a managed care organization reimbursed on a capitated basis was liable for payment, except where explicitly stated otherwise in this Section.
    (m) For purposes of this Section, in determining the percentile ranking of an Illinois hospital's case mix index or capital costs, hospitals described in subsection (b) of Section 5A-3 shall be excluded from the ranking.
    (n) Definitions. Unless the context requires otherwise or unless provided otherwise in this Section, the terms used in this Section for qualifying criteria and payment calculations shall have the same meanings as those terms have been given in the Illinois Department's administrative rules as in effect on March 1, 2008. Other terms shall be defined by the Illinois Department by rule.
    As used in this Section, unless the context requires otherwise:
    "Base inpatient payments" means, for a given hospital, the sum of base payments for inpatient services made on a per diem or per admission (DRG) basis, excluding those portions of per admission payments that are classified as capital payments. Disproportionate share hospital adjustment payments, Medicaid Percentage Adjustments, Medicaid High Volume Adjustments, and outlier payments, as defined by rule by the Department as of January 1, 2008, are not base payments.
    "Capital costs" means, for a given hospital, the total capital costs determined using the most recent 2005 Medicare cost report as contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, for the quarter ending on December 31, 2006, divided by the total inpatient days from the same cost report to calculate a capital cost per day. The resulting capital cost per day is inflated to the midpoint of State fiscal year 2009 utilizing the national hospital market price proxies (DRI) hospital cost index. If a hospital's 2005 Medicare cost report is not contained in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System, the Department may obtain the data necessary to compute the hospital's capital costs from any source available, including, but not limited to, records maintained by the hospital provider, which may be inspected at all times during business hours of the day by the Illinois Department or its duly authorized agents and employees.
    "Case mix index" means, for a given hospital, the sum of the DRG relative weighting factors in effect on January 1, 2005, for all general acute care admissions for State fiscal year 2005, excluding Medicare crossover admissions and transplant admissions reimbursed under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.82, divided by the total number of general acute care admissions for State fiscal year 2005, excluding Medicare crossover admissions and transplant admissions reimbursed under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.82.
    "Medicaid inpatient day" means, for a given hospital, the sum of days of inpatient hospital days provided to recipients of medical assistance under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, excluding days for individuals eligible for Medicare under Title XVIII of that Act (Medicaid/Medicare crossover days), as tabulated from the Department's paid claims data for admissions occurring during State fiscal year 2005 that was adjudicated by the Department through March 23, 2007.
    "Medicaid obstetrical day" means, for a given hospital, the sum of days of inpatient hospital days grouped by the Department to DRGs of 370 through 375 provided to recipients of medical assistance under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, excluding days for individuals eligible for Medicare under Title XVIII of that Act (Medicaid/Medicare crossover days), as tabulated from the Department's paid claims data for admissions occurring during State fiscal year 2005 that was adjudicated by the Department through March 23, 2007.
    "Outpatient ambulatory procedure listing payments" means, for a given hospital, the sum of payments for ambulatory procedure listing services, as described in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.140(b), provided to recipients of medical assistance under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, excluding payments for individuals eligible for Medicare under Title XVIII of the Act (Medicaid/Medicare crossover days), as tabulated from the Department's paid claims data for services occurring in State fiscal year 2005 that were adjudicated by the Department through March 23, 2007.
    (o) The Department may adjust payments made under this Section 5A-12.2 to comply with federal law or regulations regarding hospital-specific payment limitations on government-owned or government-operated hospitals.
    (p) Notwithstanding any of the other provisions of this Section, the Department is authorized to adopt rules that change the hospital access improvement payments specified in this Section, but only to the extent necessary to conform to any federally approved amendment to the Title XIX State plan. Any such rules shall be adopted by the Department as authorized by Section 5-50 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any changes implemented as a result of this subsection (p) shall be given retroactive effect so that they shall be deemed to have taken effect as of the effective date of this Section.
    (q) (Blank).
    (r) On and after July 1, 2012, the Department shall reduce any rate of reimbursement for services or other payments or alter any methodologies authorized by this Code to reduce any rate of reimbursement for services or other payments in accordance with Section 5-5e.
    (s) On or after January 1, 2016, and no less than annually thereafter, the Department shall increase capitation payments to capitated managed care organizations (MCOs) to equal the aggregate reduction of payments made in this Section and in Section 5A-12.4 by a uniform percentage on a regional basis to preserve access to hospital services for recipients under the Illinois Medical Assistance Program. The aggregate amount of all increased capitation payments to all MCOs for a fiscal year shall be the amount needed to avoid reduction in payments authorized under Section 5A-15. Payments to MCOs under this Section shall be consistent with actuarial certification and shall be published by the Department each year. Each MCO shall only expend the increased capitation payments it receives under this Section to support the availability of hospital services and to ensure access to hospital services, with such expenditures being made within 15 calendar days from when the MCO receives the increased capitation payment. The Department shall make available, on a monthly basis, a report of the capitation payments that are made to each MCO pursuant to this subsection, including the number of enrollees for which such payment is made, the per enrollee amount of the payment, and any adjustments that have been made. Payments made under this subsection shall be guaranteed by a surety bond obtained by the MCO in an amount established by the Department to approximate one month's liability of payments authorized under this subsection. The Department may advance the payments guaranteed by the surety bond. Payments to MCOs that would be paid consistent with actuarial certification and enrollment in the absence of the increased capitation payments under this Section shall not be reduced as a consequence of payments made under this subsection.
    As used in this subsection, "MCO" means an entity which contracts with the Department to provide services where payment for medical services is made on a capitated basis.
    (t) On or after July 1, 2014, the Department may increase capitation payments to capitated managed care organizations (MCOs) to equal the aggregate reduction of payments made in Section 5A-12.5 to preserve access to hospital services for recipients under the Illinois Medical Assistance Program. Effective January 1, 2016, the Department shall increase capitation payments to MCOs to include the payments authorized under Section 5A-12.5 to preserve access to hospital services for recipients under the Illinois Medical Assistance Program by ensuring that the reimbursement provided for Affordable Care Act adults enrolled in a MCO is equivalent to the reimbursement provided for Affordable Care Act adults enrolled in a fee-for-service program. Payments to MCOs under this Section shall be consistent with actuarial certification and federal approval (which may be retrospectively determined) and shall be published by the Department each year. Each MCO shall only expend the increased capitation payments it receives under this Section to support the availability of hospital services and to ensure access to hospital services, with such expenditures being made within 15 calendar days from when the MCO receives the increased capitation payment. Payments made under this subsection may be guaranteed by a surety bond obtained by the MCO in an amount established by the Department to approximate one month's liability of payments authorized under this subsection. The Department may advance the payments to hospitals under this subsection, in the event the MCO fails to make such payments. The Department shall make available, on a monthly basis, a report of the capitation payments that are made to each MCO pursuant to this subsection, including the number of enrollees for which such payment is made, the per enrollee amount of the payment, and any adjustments that have been made. Payments to MCOs that would be paid consistent with actuarial certification and enrollment in the absence of the increased capitation payments under this subsection shall not be reduced as a consequence of payments made under this subsection.
    As used in this subsection, "MCO" means an entity which contracts with the Department to provide services where payment for medical services is made on a capitated basis.
(Source: P.A. 98-651, eff. 6-16-14; 99-516, eff. 6-30-16.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.3

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.3)
    Sec. 5A-12.3. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 96-821, eff. 11-20-09. Repealed by 305 ILCS 5/5A-14, eff. 7-1-11.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.4

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.4)
    (This Section is scheduled to be repealed in accordance with 305 ILCS 5/5A-14)
    Sec. 5A-12.4. Hospital access improvement payments on or after June 10, 2012.
    (a) Hospital access improvement payments. To preserve and improve access to hospital services, for hospital and physician services rendered on or after June 10, 2012, the Illinois Department shall, except for hospitals described in subsection (b) of Section 5A-3, make payments to hospitals as set forth in this Section. These payments shall be paid in 12 equal installments on or before the 7th State business day of each month, except that no payment shall be due within 100 days after the later of the date of notification of federal approval of the payment methodologies required under this Section or any waiver required under 42 CFR 433.68, at which time the sum of amounts required under this Section prior to the date of notification is due and payable. Payments under this Section are not due and payable, however, until (i) the methodologies described in this Section are approved by the federal government in an appropriate State Plan amendment and (ii) the assessment imposed under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 of this Article is determined to be a permissible tax under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. The Illinois Department shall take all actions necessary to implement the payments under this Section effective June 10, 2012, including but not limited to providing public notice pursuant to federal requirements, the filing of a State Plan amendment, and the adoption of administrative rules. For State fiscal year 2013, payments under this Section shall be increased by 21/365ths. The funding source for these additional payments shall be from the increased assessment under subsection (b-5) of Section 5A-2 that was received from hospital providers under Section 5A-4 for the portion of State fiscal year 2012 beginning June 10, 2012 through June 30, 2012.
    (a-5) Accelerated schedule. The Illinois Department may, when practicable, accelerate the schedule upon which payments authorized under this Section are made.
    (b) Magnet and perinatal hospital adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital that, as of August 25, 2011, was recognized as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and that, as of September 14, 2011, was designated as a level III perinatal center amounts as follows:
        (1) For hospitals with a case mix index equal to or
    
greater than the 80th percentile of case mix indices for all Illinois hospitals, $470 for each Medicaid general acute care inpatient day of care provided by the hospital during State fiscal year 2009.
        (2) For all other hospitals, $170 for each Medicaid
    
general acute care inpatient day of care provided by the hospital during State fiscal year 2009.
    (c) Trauma level II adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital that, as of July 1, 2011, was designated as a level II trauma center amounts as follows:
        (1) For hospitals with a case mix index equal to or
    
greater than the 50th percentile of case mix indices for all Illinois hospitals, $470 for each Medicaid general acute care inpatient day of care provided by the hospital during State fiscal year 2009.
        (2) For all other hospitals, $170 for each Medicaid
    
general acute care inpatient day of care provided by the hospital during State fiscal year 2009.
        (3) For the purposes of this adjustment, hospitals
    
located in the same city that alternate their trauma center designation as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.295(a)(2) shall have the adjustment provided under this Section divided between the 2 hospitals.
    (d) Dual-eligible adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient services, the Department shall pay each Illinois general acute care hospital that had a ratio of crossover days to total inpatient days for programs under Title XIX of the Social Security Act administered by the Department (utilizing information from 2009 paid claims) greater than 50%, and a case mix index equal to or greater than the 75th percentile of case mix indices for all Illinois hospitals, a rate of $400 for each Medicaid inpatient day during State fiscal year 2009 including crossover days.
    (e) Medicaid volume adjustment. In addition to rates paid for inpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital that provided more than 10,000 Medicaid inpatient days of care in State fiscal year 2009, has a Medicaid inpatient utilization rate of at least 29.05% as calculated by the Department for the Rate Year 2011 Disproportionate Share determination, and is not eligible for Medicaid Percentage Adjustment payments in rate year 2011 an amount equal to $135 for each Medicaid inpatient day of care provided during State fiscal year 2009.
    (f) Outpatient service adjustment. In addition to the rates paid for outpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay each Illinois hospital an amount at least equal to $100 multiplied by the hospital's outpatient ambulatory procedure listing services (excluding categories 3B and 3C) and by the hospital's end stage renal disease treatment services provided for State fiscal year 2009.
    (g) Ambulatory service adjustment.
        (1) In addition to the rates paid for outpatient
    
hospital services provided in the emergency department, the Department shall pay each Illinois hospital an amount equal to $105 multiplied by the hospital's outpatient ambulatory procedure listing services for categories 3A, 3B, and 3C for State fiscal year 2009.
        (2) In addition to the rates paid for outpatient
    
hospital services, the Department shall pay each Illinois freestanding psychiatric hospital an amount equal to $200 multiplied by the hospital's ambulatory procedure listing services for category 5A for State fiscal year 2009.
    (h) Specialty hospital adjustment. In addition to the rates paid for outpatient hospital services, the Department shall pay each Illinois long term acute care hospital and each Illinois hospital devoted exclusively to the treatment of cancer, an amount equal to $700 multiplied by the hospital's outpatient ambulatory procedure listing services and by the hospital's end stage renal disease treatment services (including services provided to individuals eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare) provided for State fiscal year 2009.
    (h-1) ER Safety Net Payments. In addition to rates paid for outpatient services, the Department shall pay to each Illinois general acute care hospital with an emergency room ratio equal to or greater than 55%, that is not eligible for Medicaid percentage adjustments payments in rate year 2011, with a case mix index equal to or greater than the 20th percentile, and that is not designated as a trauma center by the Illinois Department of Public Health on July 1, 2011, as follows:
        (1) Each hospital with an emergency room ratio equal
    
to or greater than 74% shall receive a rate of $225 for each outpatient ambulatory procedure listing and end-stage renal disease treatment service provided for State fiscal year 2009.
        (2) For all other hospitals, $65 shall be paid for
    
each outpatient ambulatory procedure listing and end-stage renal disease treatment service provided for State fiscal year 2009.
    (i) Physician supplemental adjustment. In addition to the rates paid for physician services, the Department shall make an adjustment payment for services provided by physicians as follows:
        (1) Physician services eligible for the adjustment
    
payment are those provided by physicians employed by or who have a contract to provide services to patients of the following hospitals: (i) Illinois general acute care hospitals that provided at least 17,000 Medicaid inpatient days of care in State fiscal year 2009 and are eligible for Medicaid Percentage Adjustment Payments in rate year 2011; and (ii) Illinois freestanding children's hospitals, as defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 149.50(c)(3)(A).
        (2) The amount of the adjustment for each eligible
    
hospital under this subsection (i) shall be determined by rule by the Department to spend a total pool of at least $6,960,000 annually. This pool shall be allocated among the eligible hospitals based on the difference between the upper payment limit for what could have been paid under Medicaid for physician services provided during State fiscal year 2009 by physicians employed by or who had a contract with the hospital and the amount that was paid under Medicaid for such services, provided however, that in no event shall physicians at any individual hospital collectively receive an annual, aggregate adjustment in excess of $435,000, except that any amount that is not distributed to a hospital because of the upper payment limit shall be reallocated among the remaining eligible hospitals that are below the upper payment limitation, on a proportionate basis.
    (i-5) For any children's hospital which did not charge for its services during the base period, the Department shall use data supplied by the hospital to determine payments using similar methodologies for freestanding children's hospitals under this Section or Section 5A-12.2.
    (j) For purposes of this Section, a hospital that is enrolled to provide Medicaid services during State fiscal year 2009 shall have its utilization and associated reimbursements annualized prior to the payment calculations being performed under this Section.
    (k) For purposes of this Section, the terms "Medicaid days", "ambulatory procedure listing services", and "ambulatory procedure listing payments" do not include any days, charges, or services for which Medicare or a managed care organization reimbursed on a capitated basis was liable for payment, except where explicitly stated otherwise in this Section.
    (l) Definitions. Unless the context requires otherwise or unless provided otherwise in this Section, the terms used in this Section for qualifying criteria and payment calculations shall have the same meanings as those terms have been given in the Illinois Department's administrative rules as in effect on October 1, 2011. Other terms shall be defined by the Illinois Department by rule.
    As used in this Section, unless the context requires otherwise:
    "Case mix index" means, for a given hospital, the sum of the per admission (DRG) relative weighting factors in effect on January 1, 2005, for all general acute care admissions for State fiscal year 2009, excluding Medicare crossover admissions and transplant admissions reimbursed under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.82, divided by the total number of general acute care admissions for State fiscal year 2009, excluding Medicare crossover admissions and transplant admissions reimbursed under 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.82.
    "Emergency room ratio" means, for a given hospital, a fraction, the denominator of which is the number of the hospital's outpatient ambulatory procedure listing and end-stage renal disease treatment services provided for State fiscal year 2009 and the numerator of which is the hospital's outpatient ambulatory procedure listing services for categories 3A, 3B, and 3C for State fiscal year 2009.
    "Medicaid inpatient day" means, for a given hospital, the sum of days of inpatient hospital days provided to recipients of medical assistance under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, excluding days for individuals eligible for Medicare under Title XVIII of that Act (Medicaid/Medicare crossover days), as tabulated from the Department's paid claims data for admissions occurring during State fiscal year 2009 that was adjudicated by the Department through June 30, 2010.
    "Outpatient ambulatory procedure listing services" means, for a given hospital, ambulatory procedure listing services, as described in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.140(b), provided to recipients of medical assistance under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, excluding services for individuals eligible for Medicare under Title XVIII of the Act (Medicaid/Medicare crossover days), as tabulated from the Department's paid claims data for services occurring in State fiscal year 2009 that were adjudicated by the Department through September 2, 2010.
    "Outpatient end-stage renal disease treatment services" means, for a given hospital, the services, as described in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 148.140(c), provided to recipients of medical assistance under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, excluding payments for individuals eligible for Medicare under Title XVIII of the Act (Medicaid/Medicare crossover days), as tabulated from the Department's paid claims data for services occurring in State fiscal year 2009 that were adjudicated by the Department through September 2, 2010.
    (m) The Department may adjust payments made under this Section 5A-12.4 to comply with federal law or regulations regarding hospital-specific payment limitations on government-owned or government-operated hospitals.
    (n) Notwithstanding any of the other provisions of this Section, the Department is authorized to adopt rules that change the hospital access improvement payments specified in this Section, but only to the extent necessary to conform to any federally approved amendment to the Title XIX State plan. Any such rules shall be adopted by the Department as authorized by Section 5-50 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any changes implemented as a result of this subsection (n) shall be given retroactive effect so that they shall be deemed to have taken effect as of the effective date of this Section.
    (o) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services must submit a State Medicaid Plan Amendment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to implement the payments under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 97-688, eff. 6-14-12; 98-104, eff. 7-22-13; 98-463, eff. 8-16-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.5

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.5)
    Sec. 5A-12.5. Affordable Care Act adults; hospital access payments.
    (a) The Department shall, subject to federal approval, mirror the Medical Assistance hospital reimbursement methodology for Affordable Care Act adults who are enrolled under a fee-for-service or capitated managed care program, including hospital access payments as defined in Section 5A-12.2 of this Article and hospital access improvement payments as defined in Section 5A-12.4 of this Article, in compliance with the equivalent rate provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
    (b) If the fee-for-service payments authorized under this Section are deemed to be increases to payments for a prior period, the Department shall seek federal approval to issue such increases for the payments made through the period ending on June 30, 2018, or as provided in Section 5A-16, even if such increases are paid out during an extended payment period beyond such date. Payment of such increases beyond such date is subject to federal approval. If the Department receives federal approval of such increases, the Department shall pay such increases on the same schedule as it had used for such payments prior to June 30, 2018.
    (c) As used in this Section, "Affordable Care Act" is the collective term for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Pub. L. 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-152).
(Source: P.A. 99-516, eff. 6-30-16; 100-581, eff. 3-12-18.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.6

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.6)
    Sec. 5A-12.6. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18. Repealed by 305 ILCS 5/5A-14, eff. 7-1-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.7

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.7)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2022)
    Sec. 5A-12.7. Continuation of hospital access payments on and after July 1, 2020.
    (a) To preserve and improve access to hospital services, for hospital services rendered on and after July 1, 2020, the Department shall, except for hospitals described in subsection (b) of Section 5A-3, make payments to hospitals or require capitated managed care organizations to make payments as set forth in this Section. Payments under this Section are not due and payable, however, until: (i) the methodologies described in this Section are approved by the federal government in an appropriate State Plan amendment or directed payment preprint; and (ii) the assessment imposed under this Article is determined to be a permissible tax under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. In determining the hospital access payments authorized under subsection (g) of this Section, if a hospital ceases to qualify for payments from the pool, the payments for all hospitals continuing to qualify for payments from such pool shall be uniformly adjusted to fully expend the aggregate net amount of the pool, with such adjustment being effective on the first day of the second month following the date the hospital ceases to receive payments from such pool.
    (b) Amounts moved into claims-based rates and distributed in accordance with Section 14-12 shall remain in those claims-based rates.
    (c) Graduate medical education.
        (1) The calculation of graduate medical education
    
payments shall be based on the hospital's Medicare cost report ending in Calendar Year 2018, as reported in the Healthcare Cost Report Information System file, release date September 30, 2019. An Illinois hospital reporting intern and resident cost on its Medicare cost report shall be eligible for graduate medical education payments.
        (2) Each hospital's annualized Medicaid Intern
    
Resident Cost is calculated using annualized intern and resident total costs obtained from Worksheet B Part I, Columns 21 and 22 the sum of Lines 30-43, 50-76, 90-93, 96-98, and 105-112 multiplied by the percentage that the hospital's Medicaid days (Worksheet S3 Part I, Column 7, Lines 2, 3, 4, 14, 16-18, and 32) comprise of the hospital's total days (Worksheet S3 Part I, Column 8, Lines 14, 16-18, and 32).
        (3) An annualized Medicaid indirect medical
    
education (IME) payment is calculated for each hospital using its IME payments (Worksheet E Part A, Line 29, Column 1) multiplied by the percentage that its Medicaid days (Worksheet S3 Part I, Column 7, Lines 2, 3, 4, 14, 16-18, and 32) comprise of its Medicare days (Worksheet S3 Part I, Column 6, Lines 2, 3, 4, 14, and 16-18).
        (4) For each hospital, its annualized Medicaid
    
Intern Resident Cost and its annualized Medicaid IME payment are summed, and, except as capped at 120% of the average cost per intern and resident for all qualifying hospitals as calculated under this paragraph, is multiplied by 22.6% to determine the hospital's final graduate medical education payment. Each hospital's average cost per intern and resident shall be calculated by summing its total annualized Medicaid Intern Resident Cost plus its annualized Medicaid IME payment and dividing that amount by the hospital's total Full Time Equivalent Residents and Interns. If the hospital's average per intern and resident cost is greater than 120% of the same calculation for all qualifying hospitals, the hospital's per intern and resident cost shall be capped at 120% of the average cost for all qualifying hospitals.
    (d) Fee-for-service supplemental payments. Each Illinois hospital shall receive an annual payment equal to the amounts below, to be paid in 12 equal installments on or before the seventh State business day of each month, except that no payment shall be due within 30 days after the later of the date of notification of federal approval of the payment methodologies required under this Section or any waiver required under 42 CFR 433.68, at which time the sum of amounts required under this Section prior to the date of notification is due and payable.
        (1) For critical access hospitals, $385 per covered
    
inpatient day contained in paid fee-for-service claims and $530 per paid fee-for-service outpatient claim for dates of service in Calendar Year 2019 in the Department's Enterprise Data Warehouse as of May 11, 2020.
        (2) For safety-net hospitals, $960 per covered
    
inpatient day contained in paid fee-for-service claims and $625 per paid fee-for-service outpatient claim for dates of service in Calendar Year 2019 in the Department's Enterprise Data Warehouse as of May 11, 2020.
        (3) For long term acute care hospitals, $295 per
    
covered inpatient day contained in paid fee-for-service claims for dates of service in Calendar Year 2019 in the Department's Enterprise Data Warehouse as of May 11, 2020.
        (4) For freestanding psychiatric hospitals, $125
    
per covered inpatient day contained in paid fee-for-service claims and $130 per paid fee-for-service outpatient claim for dates of service in Calendar Year 2019 in the Department's Enterprise Data Warehouse as of May 11, 2020.
        (5) For freestanding rehabilitation hospitals,
    
$355 per covered inpatient day contained in paid fee-for-service claims for dates of service in Calendar Year 2019 in the Department's Enterprise Data Warehouse as of May 11, 2020.
        (6) For all general acute care hospitals and high
    
Medicaid hospitals as defined in subsection (f), $350 per covered inpatient day for dates of service in Calendar Year 2019 contained in paid fee-for-service claims and $620 per paid fee-for-service outpatient claim in the Department's Enterprise Data Warehouse as of May 11, 2020.
        (7) Alzheimer's treatment access payment. Each
    
Illinois academic medical center or teaching hospital, as defined in Section 5-5e.2 of this Code, that is identified as the primary hospital affiliate of one of the Regional Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Centers, as designated by the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Act and identified in the Department of Public Health's Alzheimer's Disease State Plan dated December 2016, shall be paid an Alzheimer's treatment access payment equal to the product of the qualifying hospital's State Fiscal Year 2018 total inpatient fee-for-service days multiplied by the applicable Alzheimer's treatment rate of $226.30 for hospitals located in Cook County and $116.21 for hospitals located outside Cook County.
    (e) The Department shall require managed care organizations (MCOs) to make directed payments and pass-through payments according to this Section. Each calendar year, the Department shall require MCOs to pay the maximum amount out of these funds as allowed as pass-through payments under federal regulations. The Department shall require MCOs to make such pass-through payments as specified in this Section. The Department shall require the MCOs to pay the remaining amounts as directed Payments as specified in this Section. The Department shall issue payments to the Comptroller by the seventh business day of each month for all MCOs that are sufficient for MCOs to make the directed payments and pass-through payments according to this Section. The Department shall require the MCOs to make pass-through payments and directed payments using electronic funds transfers (EFT), if the hospital provides the information necessary to process such EFTs, in accordance with directions provided monthly by the Department, within 7 business days of the date the funds are paid to the MCOs, as indicated by the "Paid Date" on the website of the Office of the Comptroller if the funds are paid by EFT and the MCOs have received directed payment instructions. If funds are not paid through the Comptroller by EFT, payment must be made within 7 business days of the date actually received by the MCO. The MCO will be considered to have paid the pass-through payments when the payment remittance number is generated or the date the MCO sends the check to the hospital, if EFT information is not supplied. If an MCO is late in paying a pass-through payment or directed payment as required under this Section (including any extensions granted by the Department), it shall pay a penalty, unless waived by the Department for reasonable cause, to the Department equal to 5% of the amount of the pass-through payment or directed payment not paid on or before the due date plus 5% of the portion thereof remaining unpaid on the last day of each 30-day period thereafter. Payments to MCOs that would be paid consistent with actuarial certification and enrollment in the absence of the increased capitation payments under this Section shall not be reduced as a consequence of payments made under this subsection. The Department shall publish and maintain on its website for a period of no less than 8 calendar quarters, the quarterly calculation of directed payments and pass-through payments owed to each hospital from each MCO. All calculations and reports shall be posted no later than the first day of the quarter for which the payments are to be issued.
    (f)(1) For purposes of allocating the funds included in capitation payments to MCOs, Illinois hospitals shall be divided into the following classes as defined in administrative rules:
        (A) Critical access hospitals.
        (B) Safety-net hospitals, except that stand-alone
    
children's hospitals that are not specialty children's hospitals will not be included.
        (C) Long term acute care hospitals.
        (D) Freestanding psychiatric hospitals.
        (E) Freestanding rehabilitation hospitals.
        (F) High Medicaid hospitals. As used in this
    
Section, "high Medicaid hospital" means a general acute care hospital that is not a safety-net hospital or critical access hospital and that has a Medicaid Inpatient Utilization Rate above 30% or a hospital that had over 35,000 inpatient Medicaid days during the applicable period. For the period July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, the applicable period for the Medicaid Inpatient Utilization Rate (MIUR) is the rate year 2020 MIUR and for the number of inpatient days it is State fiscal year 2018. Beginning in calendar year 2021, the Department shall use the most recently determined MIUR, as defined in subsection (h) of Section 5-5.02, and for the inpatient day threshold, the State fiscal year ending 18 months prior to the beginning of the calendar year. For purposes of calculating MIUR under this Section, children's hospitals and affiliated general acute care hospitals shall be considered a single hospital.
        (G) General acute care hospitals. As used under
    
this Section, "general acute care hospitals" means all other Illinois hospitals not identified in subparagraphs (A) through (F).
    (2) Hospitals' qualification for each class shall be assessed prior to the beginning of each calendar year and the new class designation shall be effective January 1 of the next year. The Department shall publish by rule the process for establishing class determination.
    (g) Fixed pool directed payments. Beginning July 1, 2020, the Department shall issue payments to MCOs which shall be used to issue directed payments to qualified Illinois safety-net hospitals and critical access hospitals on a monthly basis in accordance with this subsection. Prior to the beginning of each Payout Quarter beginning July 1, 2020, the Department shall use encounter claims data from the Determination Quarter, accepted by the Department's Medicaid Management Information System for inpatient and outpatient services rendered by safety-net hospitals and critical access hospitals to determine a quarterly uniform per unit add-on for each hospital class.
        (1) Inpatient per unit add-on. A quarterly uniform
    
per diem add-on shall be derived by dividing the quarterly Inpatient Directed Payments Pool amount allocated to the applicable hospital class by the total inpatient days contained on all encounter claims received during the Determination Quarter, for all hospitals in the class.
            (A) Each hospital in the class shall have a
        
quarterly inpatient directed payment calculated that is equal to the product of the number of inpatient days attributable to the hospital used in the calculation of the quarterly uniform class per diem add-on, multiplied by the calculated applicable quarterly uniform class per diem add-on of the hospital class.
            (B) Each hospital shall be paid 1/3 of its
        
quarterly inpatient directed payment in each of the 3 months of the Payout Quarter, in accordance with directions provided to each MCO by the Department.
        (2) Outpatient per unit add-on. A quarterly
    
uniform per claim add-on shall be derived by dividing the quarterly Outpatient Directed Payments Pool amount allocated to the applicable hospital class by the total outpatient encounter claims received during the Determination Quarter, for all hospitals in the class.
            (A) Each hospital in the class shall have a
        
quarterly outpatient directed payment calculated that is equal to the product of the number of outpatient encounter claims attributable to the hospital used in the calculation of the quarterly uniform class per claim add-on, multiplied by the calculated applicable quarterly uniform class per claim add-on of the hospital class.
            (B) Each hospital shall be paid 1/3 of its
        
quarterly outpatient directed payment in each of the 3 months of the Payout Quarter, in accordance with directions provided to each MCO by the Department.
        (3) Each MCO shall pay each hospital the Monthly
    
Directed Payment as identified by the Department on its quarterly determination report.
        (4) Definitions. As used in this subsection:
            (A) "Payout Quarter" means each 3 month
        
calendar quarter, beginning July 1, 2020.
            (B) "Determination Quarter" means each 3 month
        
calendar quarter, which ends 3 months prior to the first day of each Payout Quarter.
        (5) For the period July 1, 2020 through December
    
2020, the following amounts shall be allocated to the following hospital class directed payment pools for the quarterly development of a uniform per unit add-on:
            (A) $2,894,500 for hospital inpatient services
        
for critical access hospitals.
            (B) $4,294,374 for hospital outpatient
        
services for critical access hospitals.
            (C) $29,109,330 for hospital inpatient services
        
for safety-net hospitals.
            (D) $35,041,218 for hospital outpatient
        
services for safety-net hospitals.
    (h) Fixed rate directed payments. Effective July 1, 2020, the Department shall issue payments to MCOs which shall be used to issue directed payments to Illinois hospitals not identified in paragraph (g) on a monthly basis. Prior to the beginning of each Payout Quarter beginning July 1, 2020, the Department shall use encounter claims data from the Determination Quarter, accepted by the Department's Medicaid Management Information System for inpatient and outpatient services rendered by hospitals in each hospital class identified in paragraph (f) and not identified in paragraph (g). For the period July 1, 2020 through December 2020, the Department shall direct MCOs to make payments as follows:
        (1) For general acute care hospitals an amount equal
    
to $1,750 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 20 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient admissions for category of service 20 for the determination quarter.
        (2) For general acute care hospitals an amount
    
equal to $160 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 21 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient admissions for category of service 21 for the determination quarter.
        (3) For general acute care hospitals an amount
    
equal to $80 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 22 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient admissions for category of service 22 for the determination quarter.
        (4) For general acute care hospitals an amount equal
    
to $375 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 24 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of category of service 24 paid EAPG (EAPGs) for the determination quarter.
        (5) For general acute care hospitals an amount
    
equal to $240 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 27 and 28 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of category of service 27 and 28 paid EAPGs for the determination quarter.
        (6) For general acute care hospitals an amount
    
equal to $290 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 29 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of category of service 29 paid EAPGs for the determination quarter.
        (7) For high Medicaid hospitals an amount equal to
    
$1,800 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 20 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient admissions for category of service 20 for the determination quarter.
        (8) For high Medicaid hospitals an amount equal to
    
$160 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 21 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient admissions for category of service 21 for the determination quarter.
        (9) For high Medicaid hospitals an amount equal to
    
$80 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 22 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient admissions for category of service 22 for the determination quarter.
        (10) For high Medicaid hospitals an amount equal to
    
$400 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 24 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of category of service 24 paid EAPG outpatient claims for the determination quarter.
        (11) For high Medicaid hospitals an amount equal to
    
$240 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 27 and 28 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of category of service 27 and 28 paid EAPGs for the determination quarter.
        (12) For high Medicaid hospitals an amount equal
    
to $290 multiplied by the hospital's category of service 29 case mix index for the determination quarter multiplied by the hospital's total number of category of service 29 paid EAPGs for the determination quarter.
        (13) For long term acute care hospitals the amount
    
of $495 multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient days for the determination quarter.
        (14) For psychiatric hospitals the amount of $210
    
multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient days for category of service 21 for the determination quarter.
        (15) For psychiatric hospitals the amount of $250
    
multiplied by the hospital's total number of outpatient claims for category of service 27 and 28 for the determination quarter.
        (16) For rehabilitation hospitals the amount of
    
$410 multiplied by the hospital's total number of inpatient days for category of service 22 for the determination quarter.
        (17) For rehabilitation hospitals the amount of $100
    
multiplied by the hospital's total number of outpatient claims for category of service 29 for the determination quarter.
        (18) Each hospital shall be paid 1/3 of their
    
quarterly inpatient and outpatient directed payment in each of the 3 months of the Payout Quarter, in accordance with directions provided to each MCO by the Department.
        (19) Each MCO shall pay each hospital the Monthly
    
Directed Payment amount as identified by the Department on its quarterly determination report.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this subsection, if the Department determines that the actual total hospital utilization data that is used to calculate the fixed rate directed payments is substantially different than anticipated when the rates in this subsection were initially determined (for unforeseeable circumstances such as the COVID-19 pandemic), the Department may adjust the rates specified in this subsection so that the total directed payments approximate the total spending amount anticipated when the rates were initially established.
    Definitions. As used in this subsection:
            (A) "Payout Quarter" means each calendar
        
quarter, beginning July 1, 2020.
            (B) "Determination Quarter" means each
        
calendar quarter which ends 3 months prior to the first day of each Payout Quarter.
            (C) "Case mix index" means a hospital specific
        
calculation. For inpatient claims the case mix index is calculated each quarter by summing the relative weight of all inpatient Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) claims for a category of service in the applicable Determination Quarter and dividing the sum by the number of sum total of all inpatient DRG admissions for the category of service for the associated claims. The case mix index for outpatient claims is calculated each quarter by summing the relative weight of all paid EAPGs in the applicable Determination Quarter and dividing the sum by the sum total of paid EAPGs for the associated claims.
    (i) Beginning January 1, 2021, the rates for directed payments shall be recalculated in order to spend the additional funds for directed payments that result from reduction in the amount of pass-through payments allowed under federal regulations. The additional funds for directed payments shall be allocated proportionally to each class of hospitals based on that class' proportion of services.
    (j) Pass-through payments.
        (1) For the period July 1, 2020 through December
    
31, 2020, the Department shall assign quarterly pass-through payments to each class of hospitals equal to one-fourth of the following annual allocations:
            (A) $390,487,095 to safety-net hospitals.
            (B) $62,553,886 to critical access hospitals.
            (C) $345,021,438 to high Medicaid hospitals.
            (D) $551,429,071 to general acute care
        
hospitals.
            (E) $27,283,870 to long term acute care
        
hospitals.
            (F) $40,825,444 to freestanding psychiatric
        
hospitals.
            (G) $9,652,108 to freestanding rehabilitation
        
hospitals.
        (2) The pass-through payments shall at a minimum
    
ensure hospitals receive a total amount of monthly payments under this Section as received in calendar year 2019 in accordance with this Article and paragraph (1) of subsection (d-5) of Section 14-12, exclusive of amounts received through payments referenced in subsection (b).
        (3) For the calendar year beginning January 1,
    
2021, and each calendar year thereafter, each hospital's pass-through payment amount shall be reduced proportionally to the reduction of all pass-through payments required by federal regulations.
    (k) At least 30 days prior to each calendar year, the Department shall notify each hospital of changes to the payment methodologies in this Section, including, but not limited to, changes in the fixed rate directed payment rates, the aggregate pass-through payment amount for all hospitals, and the hospital's pass-through payment amount for the upcoming calendar year.
    (l) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Section, the Department may adopt rules to change the methodology for directed and pass-through payments as set forth in this Section, but only to the extent necessary to obtain federal approval of a necessary State Plan amendment or Directed Payment Preprint or to otherwise conform to federal law or federal regulation.
    (m) As used in this subsection, "managed care organization" or "MCO" means an entity which contracts with the Department to provide services where payment for medical services is made on a capitated basis, excluding contracted entities for dual eligible or Department of Children and Family Services youth populations.
(Source: P.A. 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-12.8

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-12.8)
    Sec. 5A-12.8. Report to the General Assembly. In order to facilitate transparency, accountability, and future policy development by the General Assembly, the Department shall provide the reports and information specified in this Section. By February 1, 2022, the Department shall provide a report to the General Assembly that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
        (1) information on the total payments made under
    
Section 5A-12.7 through December 1, 2021 broken out by payment type; and
        (2) after consulting the hospital community and other
    
interested parties, information that summarizes and identifies options and stakeholder suggestions on the following:
            (A) policies and practices to improve access to
        
care, improve health, and reduce health disparities in vulnerable communities;
            (B) analysis of charity care by hospital;
            (C) revisions to the payment methodology for
        
graduate medical education;
            (D) revisions to the directed payment
        
methodologies, including the opportunity for hospitals to shift from the fixed pool to the fixed rate directed payments;
            (E) the definitions of and criteria to qualify as
        
a safety-net hospital, a high Medicaid hospital, or a children's hospital; and
            (F) options to revise the methodology for
        
calculating the assessment under Section 5A-2.
(Source: P.A. 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-13

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-13)
    Sec. 5A-13. Emergency rulemaking.
    (a) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid) may adopt rules necessary to implement this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly through the use of emergency rulemaking in accordance with Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. For purposes of that Act, the General Assembly finds that the adoption of rules to implement this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly is deemed an emergency and necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare.
    (b) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services may adopt rules necessary to implement this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly through the use of emergency rulemaking in accordance with Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. For purposes of that Act, the General Assembly finds that the adoption of rules to implement this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly is deemed an emergency and necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare.
    (c) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services may adopt rules necessary to initially implement the changes to Articles 5, 5A, 12, and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly through the use of emergency rulemaking in accordance with subsection (aa) of Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. For purposes of that Act, the General Assembly finds that the adoption of rules to implement the changes to Articles 5, 5A, 12, and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly is deemed an emergency and necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare. The 24-month limitation on the adoption of emergency rules does not apply to rules adopted to initially implement the changes to Articles 5, 5A, 12, and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly. For purposes of this subsection, "initially" means any emergency rules necessary to immediately implement the changes authorized to Articles 5, 5A, 12, and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly; however, emergency rulemaking authority shall not be used to make changes that could otherwise be made following the process established in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
    (d) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services may on a one-time-only basis adopt rules necessary to initially implement the changes to Articles 5A and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly through the use of emergency rulemaking in accordance with subsection (ee) of Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. For purposes of that Act, the General Assembly finds that the adoption of rules on a one-time-only basis to implement the changes to Articles 5A and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly is deemed an emergency and necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare. The 24-month limitation on the adoption of emergency rules does not apply to rules adopted to initially implement the changes to Articles 5A and 14 of this Code under this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
    (e) The Department of Healthcare and Family Services may adopt rules necessary to implement the changes made to Articles 5, 5A, 12, and 14 of this Code by this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly through the use of emergency rulemaking in accordance with Section 5-45.1 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. The 24-month limitation on the adoption of emergency rules does not apply to rules adopted under this Section. The General Assembly finds that the adoption of rules to implement the changes made to Articles 5, 5A, 12, and 14 of this Code by this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly is deemed an emergency and necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare.
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 100-1181, eff. 3-8-19; 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-14

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-14)
(Section 5A-2 was repealed on July 1, 2020 by this Section as it existed on that date. P.A. 101-650 contained an extension of the repealer of Section 5A-2, but P.A. 101-650 did not take effect until July 7, 2020.)
    Sec. 5A-14. Repeal of assessments and disbursements.
    (a) Section 5A-2 is repealed on December 31, 2022.
    (b) Section 5A-12 is repealed on July 1, 2005.
    (c) Section 5A-12.1 is repealed on July 1, 2008.
    (d) Section 5A-12.2 and Section 5A-12.4 are repealed on July 1, 2018, subject to Section 5A-16.
    (e) Section 5A-12.3 is repealed on July 1, 2011.
    (f) Section 5A-12.6 is repealed on July 1, 2020.
    (g) Section 5A-12.7 is repealed on December 31, 2022.
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-15

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-15)
    Sec. 5A-15. Protection of federal revenue.
    (a) If the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finds that any federal upper payment limit applicable to the payments under this Article is exceeded then:
        (1) (i) if such finding is made before payments have
    
been issued, the payments under this Article and the increases in claims-based hospital payment rates specified under Section 14-12 of this Code, as authorized under Public Act 100-581, that exceed the applicable federal upper payment limit shall be reduced uniformly to the extent necessary to comply with the applicable federal upper payment limit; or (ii) if such finding is made after payments have been issued, the payments under this Article that exceed the applicable federal upper payment limit shall be reduced uniformly to the extent necessary to comply with the applicable federal upper payment limit; and
        (2) any assessment rate imposed under this Article
    
shall be reduced such that the aggregate assessment is reduced by the same percentage reduction applied in paragraph (1); and
        (3) any transfers from the Hospital Provider Fund
    
under Section 5A-8 shall be reduced by the same percentage reduction applied in paragraph (1).
    (b) Any payment reductions made under the authority granted in this Section are exempt from the requirements and actions under Section 5A-10.
    (c) If any payments made as a result of the requirements of this Article are subject to a disallowance, deferral, or adjustment of federal matching funds then:
        (1) the Department shall recoup the payments related
    
to those federal matching funds paid by the Department from the parties paid by the Department;
        (2) if the payments that are subject to a
    
disallowance, deferral, or adjustment of federal matching funds were made to MCOs, the Department shall recoup the payments related to the disallowance, deferral, or adjustment from the MCOs no sooner than the Department is required to remit federal matching funds to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or any other federal agency, and hospitals that received payments from the MCOs that were made with such disallowed, deferred, or adjusted federal matching funds must return those payments to the MCOs at least 10 business days before the MCOs are required to remit such payments to the Department; and
        (3) any assessment paid to the Department by
    
hospitals under this Article that is attributable to the payments that are subject to a disallowance, deferral, or adjustment of federal matching funds, shall be refunded to the hospitals by the Department.
    If an MCO is unable to recoup funds from a hospital for any reason, then the Department, upon written notice from an MCO, shall work in good faith with the MCO to mitigate losses associated with the lack of recoupment. Losses by an MCO shall not exceed 1% of the total payments distributed by the MCO to hospitals pursuant to the Hospital Assessment Program.
(Source: P.A. 100-580, eff. 3-12-18; 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-16

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-16)
    Sec. 5A-16. State fiscal year 2019 implementation protection.
    (a) To preserve access to hospital services and to ensure continuity of payments and stability of access to hospital services, it is the intent of the General Assembly that there not be a gap in payments to hospitals while the changes authorized under Public Act 100-581 are being reviewed by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and implemented by the Department. Therefore, pending the review and approval of the changes to the assessment and hospital reimbursement methodologies authorized under Public Act 100-581 by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the final implementation of such program by the Department, the Department shall take all actions necessary to continue the reimbursement methodologies and payments to hospitals that are changed under Public Act 100-581, as they are in effect on June 30, 2018, until the first day of the second month after the new and revised methodologies and payments authorized under Public Act 100-581 are effective and implemented by the Department. Such actions by the Department shall include, but not be limited to, requesting prior to June 15, 2018 the extension of any federal approval of the currently approved payment methodologies contained in Illinois' Medicaid State Plan while the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reviews the proposed changes authorized under Public Act 100-581.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, if the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services should approve the continuation of the reimbursement methodologies and payments to hospitals under Sections 5A-12.5 and 14-12, as they are in effect on June 30, 2018, until the new and revised methodologies and payments authorized under Sections 5A-12.6 and 14-12 of this Code are federally approved, then the reimbursement methodologies and payments to hospitals under Sections 5A-12.2, 5A-12.4, 5A-12.5, and 14-12, and the assessments imposed under Section 5A-2, as they are in effect on June 30, 2018, shall continue until the effective date of the new and revised methodologies and payments, which shall be the first day of the second month following the date of approval by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
    (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, if by July 11, 2018 the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has neither approved the changes authorized under Public Act 100-581 nor has formally approved an extension of the reimbursement methodologies and payments to hospitals under Sections 5A-12.5 and 14-12 as they are in effect on June 30, 2018, then the following shall apply:
        (1) All reimbursement methodologies and payments for
    
hospital services authorized under Sections 5A-12.2, 5A-12.4, and 5A-12.5 in effect on June 30, 2018 shall continue subject to the availability of federal matching funds for such expenditures and subject to the provisions of subsection (c) of Section 5A-15.
        (2) All supplemental payments to hospitals
    
authorized in Illinois' Medicaid State Plan in effect on June 30, 2018, which are scheduled to terminate under Illinois' Medicaid State Plan on June 30, 2018, shall continue subject to the availability of federal matching funds for such expenditures.
        (3) All assessments imposed under Section 5A-2, as
    
they are in effect on June 30, 2018, shall continue.
        (4) Notwithstanding any other provision in this
    
subsection (c), the Department shall make monthly advance payments to any safety-net hospital or critical access hospital requesting such advance payments in an amount, as requested by the hospital, provided that the total monthly payments to the hospital under this subsection shall not exceed 1/12th of the payments the hospital would have received under Sections 5A-12.2, 5A-12.4, and 5A-12.5 and subsections (d) and (f) of Section 14-12.
        Notwithstanding any other provision in this
    
subsection (c), the Department may make monthly advance payments to a hospital requesting such advance payments in an amount, as requested by the hospital, provided that the total monthly payments to the hospital under this subsection shall not exceed 1/12th of the payments the hospital would have received under Sections 5A-12.2, 5A-12.4, and 5A-12.5 and subsections (d) and (f) of Section 14-12.
        Advance payments under this paragraph (4) shall be
    
made regardless of federal approval for federal financial participation under Title XIX or XXI of the federal Social Security Act.
        As used in this paragraph (4), "safety-net hospital"
    
means a hospital as defined in Section 5-5e.1 for Rate Year 2017 or an Illinois hospital that meets the criteria in paragraphs (2) and (3) of subsection (a) of Section 5-5e.1 for Rate Year 2017.
        As used in this paragraph (4), "critical access
    
hospital" means a hospital that has such status as of June 30, 2018.
        (5) The changes authorized under this subsection (c)
    
shall continue, on the same time schedule as otherwise authorized under this Article, until the effective date of the new and revised methodologies and payments under Public Act 100-581, which shall be the first day of the second month following the date of approval by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(Source: P.A. 100-581, eff. 3-12-18; 100-646, eff. 7-27-18.)

305 ILCS 5/5A-17

    (305 ILCS 5/5A-17)
    Sec. 5A-17. Recovery of payments; liens.
    (a) As a condition of receiving payments pursuant to subsections (d) and (k) of Section 5A-12.7 for State Fiscal Year 2021, a for-profit general acute care hospital that ceases to provide hospital services before July 1, 2021 and within 12 months of a change in the hospital's ownership status from not-for-profit to investor owned, shall be obligated to pay to the Department an amount equal to the payments received pursuant to subsections (d) and (k) of Section 5A-12.7 since the change in ownership status to the cessation of hospital services. The obligated amount shall be due immediately and must be paid to the Department within 10 days of ceasing to provide services or pursuant to a payment plan approved by the Department unless the hospital requests a hearing under paragraph (d) of this Section. The obligation under this Section shall not apply to a hospital that ceases to provide services under circumstances that include: implementation of a transformation project approved by the Department under subsection (d-5) of Section 14-12; emergencies as declared by federal, State, or local government; actions approved or required by federal, State, or local government; actions taken in compliance with the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act; or other circumstances beyond the control of the hospital provider or for the benefit of the community previously served by the hospital, as determined on a case-by-case basis by the Department.
    (b) The Illinois Department shall administer and enforce this Section and collect the obligations imposed under this Section using procedures employed in its administration of this Code generally. The Illinois Department, its Director, and every hospital provider subject to this Section shall have the following powers, duties, and rights:
        (1) The Illinois Department may initiate either
    
administrative or judicial proceedings, or both, to enforce the provisions of this Section. Administrative enforcement proceedings initiated hereunder shall be governed by the Illinois Department's administrative rules. Judicial enforcement proceedings initiated in accordance with this Section shall be governed by the rules of procedure applicable in the courts of this State.
        (2) No proceedings for collection, refund, credit, or
    
other adjustment of an amount payable under this Section shall be issued more than 3 years after the due date of the obligation, except in the case of an extended period agreed to in writing by the Illinois Department and the hospital provider before the expiration of this limitation period.
        (3) Any unpaid obligation under this Section shall
    
become a lien upon the assets of the hospital. If any hospital provider sells or transfers the major part of any one or more of (i) the real property and improvements, (ii) the machinery and equipment, or (iii) the furniture or fixtures of any hospital that is subject to the provisions of this Section, the seller or transferor shall pay the Illinois Department the amount of any obligation due from it under this Section up to the date of the sale or transfer. If the seller or transferor fails to pay any amount due under this Section, the purchaser or transferee of such asset shall be liable for the amount of the obligation up to the amount of the reasonable value of the property acquired by the purchaser or transferee. The purchaser or transferee shall continue to be liable until the purchaser or transferee pays the full amount of the obligation up to the amount of the reasonable value of the property acquired by the purchaser or transferee or until the purchaser or transferee receives from the Illinois Department a certificate showing that such assessment, penalty, and interest have been paid or a certificate from the Illinois Department showing that no amount is due from the seller or transferor under this Section.
    (c) In addition to any other remedy provided for, the Illinois Department may collect an unpaid obligation by withholding, as payment of the amount due, reimbursements or other amounts otherwise payable by the Illinois Department to the hospital provider.
(Source: P.A. 101-650, eff. 7-7-20.)