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

305 ILCS 5/Art. V-E

 
    (305 ILCS 5/Art. V-E heading)
ARTICLE V-E. NURSING HOME
LICENSE FEE

305 ILCS 5/5E-5

    (305 ILCS 5/5E-5)
    Sec. 5E-5. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise:
    "Nursing home" means (i) a skilled nursing or intermediate long-term care facility, whether public or private and whether organized for profit or not-for-profit, that is subject to licensure by the Illinois Department of Public Health under the Nursing Home Care Act, the ID/DD Community Care Act, or the MC/DD Act, including a county nursing home directed and maintained under Section 5-1005 of the Counties Code, and (ii) a part of a hospital in which skilled or intermediate long-term care services within the meaning of Title XVIII or XIX of the Social Security Act are provided; except that the term "nursing home" does not include a facility operated solely as an intermediate care facility for the intellectually disabled within the meaning of Title XIX of the Social Security Act or a specialized mental health rehabilitation facility.
    "Nursing home provider" means (i) a person licensed by the Department of Public Health to operate and maintain a skilled nursing or intermediate long-term care facility which charges its residents, a third party payor, Medicaid, or Medicare for skilled nursing or intermediate long-term care services, or (ii) a hospital provider that provides skilled or intermediate long-term care services within the meaning of Title XVIII or XIX of the Social Security Act. "Nursing home provider" does not include a person who operates or a provider who provides services within a specialized mental health rehabilitation facility. For purposes of this paragraph, "person" means any political subdivision of the State, municipal corporation, individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, limited liability company, association, joint stock association, or trust, or a receiver, executor, trustee, guardian, or other representative appointed by order of any court. "Hospital provider" means a person licensed by the Department of Public Health to conduct, operate, or maintain a hospital.
    "Licensed bed days" shall be computed separately for each nursing home operated or maintained by a nursing home provider and means, with respect to a nursing home provider, the sum for all nursing home beds of the number of days during a calendar quarter on which each bed is covered by a license issued to that provider under the Nursing Home Care Act or the Hospital Licensing Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-180, eff. 7-29-15.)

305 ILCS 5/5E-10

    (305 ILCS 5/5E-10)
    Sec. 5E-10. Fee. Every nursing home provider shall pay to the Illinois Department, on or before September 10, December 10, March 10, and June 10, a fee in the amount of $1.50 for each licensed nursing bed day for the calendar quarter in which the payment is due. This fee shall not be billed or passed on to any resident of a nursing home operated by the nursing home provider. All fees received by the Illinois Department under this Section shall be deposited into the Long-Term Care Provider Fund.
(Source: P.A. 88-88; 89-21, eff. 7-1-95.)

305 ILCS 5/5E-15

    (305 ILCS 5/5E-15)
    Sec. 5E-15. Administration. Sections 5B-4 through 5B-10 of this Code, to the extent not contradicted by or inconsistent with any provision of this Article, are incorporated and adopted by reference as though fully set forth in this Article, except that wherever those Sections refer to Section 5B-2 of this Code, that reference is intended to mean Section 5E-10 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 88-85; 88-88.)