2013 Illinois Compiled Statutes
210 ILCS 80/ - Hospital Emergency Service Act.

(210 ILCS 80/0.01) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 85z)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Hospital Emergency Service Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

210 ILCS 80/1

(210 ILCS 80/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 86)
Sec. 1. Every hospital required to be licensed by the Department of Public Health pursuant to the Hospital Licensing Act which provides general medical and surgical hospital services, except long-term acute care hospitals identified in Section 1.3 of this Act, shall provide a hospital emergency service in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the Department of Public Health and shall furnish such hospital emergency services to any applicant who applies for the same in case of injury or acute medical condition where the same is liable to cause death or severe injury or serious illness. For purposes of this Act, "applicant" includes any person who is brought to a hospital by ambulance or specialized emergency medical services vehicle as defined in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-667, eff. 1-13-12.)

210 ILCS 80/1.1

(210 ILCS 80/1.1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 86.1)
Sec. 1.1. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 76-1858. Repealed by P.A. 89-177, eff. 7-19-95.)

210 ILCS 80/1.2

(210 ILCS 80/1.2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 86.2)
Sec. 1.2. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 76-1858. Repealed by P.A. 89-177, eff. 7-19-95.)

210 ILCS 80/1.3

(210 ILCS 80/1.3)
Sec. 1.3. Long-term acute care hospitals. For the purpose of this Act, general acute care hospitals designated by Medicare as long-term acute care hospitals are not required to provide hospital emergency services described in Section 1 of this Act. Hospitals defined in this Section may provide hospital emergency services at their option.
Any hospital defined in this Section that opts to discontinue emergency services described in Section 1 shall:
(1) comply with all provisions of the federal

Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA);

(2) comply with all provisions required under the

Social Security Act;

(3) provide annual notice to communities in the

hospital's service area about available emergency medical services; and

(4) make educational materials available to

individuals who are present at the hospital concerning the availability of medical services within the hospital's service area.

Long-term acute care hospitals that operate standby emergency services as of January 1, 2011 may discontinue hospital emergency services by notifying the Department of Public Health. Long-term acute care hospitals that operate basic or comprehensive emergency services must notify the Health Facilities and Services Review Board and follow the appropriate procedures.
(Source: P.A. 97-667, eff. 1-13-12.)

210 ILCS 80/1.6

(210 ILCS 80/1.6) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 86.6)
Sec. 1.6. The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are hereby expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and procedures of the Department of Public Health under this Act, except that Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act relating to procedures for rule-making does not apply to the adoption of any rule required by federal law in connection with which the Department is precluded by law from exercising any discretion.
(Source: P.A. 88-45.)

210 ILCS 80/2

(210 ILCS 80/2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 87)
Sec. 2. Any hospital or other person violating any of the provisions of this Act or refusing to perform any duties imposed by this Act shall be guilty of a business offense and subject to a fine not exceeding $10,000 for each violation, and any fine imposed shall be paid into the general corporate funds of the city, incorporated town, or village in which the hospital is located, or of the county, in case such hospital is outside the limits of any incorporated municipality.
(Source: P.A. 81-1518.)

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