PART250. HOSPITAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS  


SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 250.100. Definitions
§ 250.105. Incorporated and Referenced Materials
§ 250.110. Application for and Issuance of Permit to Establish a Hospital
§ 250.120. Application for and Issuance of a License to Operate a Hospital
§ 250.130. Administration by the Department
§ 250.140. Hearings
§ 250.150. Definitions [Renumbered]
§ 250.160. Incorporated and Referenced Materials [Renumbered]
SUBPART B. ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING
§ 250.210. The Governing Board
§ 250.220. Accounting
§ 250.230. Planning
§ 250.240. Admission and Discharge
§ 250.245. Failure to Initiate Criminal Background Checks
§ 250.250. Visiting Rules
§ 250.260. Patients' Rights
§ 250.265. Language Assistance Services
§ 250.270. Manuals of Procedure
§ 250.280. Agreement with Designated Organ Procurement Agencies
§ 250.285. Smoking Restrictions
§ 250.290. Safety Alert Notifications
SUBPART C. THE MEDICAL STAFF
§ 250.310. Organization
§ 250.315. House Staff Members
§ 250.320. Admission and Supervision of Patients
§ 250.330. Orders for Medications and Treatments
§ 250.340. Availability for Emergencies
SUBPART D. PERSONNEL SERVICE
§ 250.410. Organization
§ 250.420. Personnel Records
§ 250.430. Duty Assignments
§ 250.435. Health Care Worker Background Check
§ 250.440. Education Programs
§ 250.450. Personnel Health Requirements
§ 250.460. Benefits
SUBPART E. LABORATORY
§ 250.510. Laboratory Services
§ 250.520. Blood and Blood Components
§ 250.525. Designated Blood Donor Program
§ 250.530. Proficiency Survey Program [Repealed]
§ 250.540. Laboratory Personnel [Repealed]
§ 250.550. Western Blot Assay Testing Procedures [Repealed]
SUBPART F. RADIOLOGICAL SERVICES
§ 250.610. General Diagnostic Procedures and Treatments
§ 250.620. Radioactive Isotopes
§ 250.630. General Policies and Procedures Manual
SUBPART G. GENERAL HOSPITAL EMERGENCY SERVICES
§ 250.710. Classification of Emergency Services
§ 250.720. General Requirements
§ 250.725. Notification of Emergency Personnel
§ 250.730. Community or Areawide Planning
§ 250.740. Disaster and Mass Casualty Program
§ 250.750. Emergency Services for Sexual Assault Victims
SUBPART H. RESTORATIVE AND REHABILITATION SERVICES
§ 250.810. Applicability of Other Parts of These Requirements
§ 250.820. General
§ 250.830. Classifications of Restorative and Rehabilitation Services
§ 250.840. General Requirements for all Classifications
§ 250.850. Specific Requirements for Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation Services
§ 250.860. Medical Direction
§ 250.870. Nursing Care
§ 250.880. Additional Allied Health Services
§ 250.890. Animal-Assisted Therapy
SUBPART I. NURSING SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION
§ 250.910. Nursing Services
§ 250.920. Organizational Plan
§ 250.930. Role in hospital planning
§ 250.940. Job descriptions
§ 250.950. Nursing committees
§ 250.960. Specialized nursing services
§ 250.970. Nursing Care Plans
§ 250.980. Nursing Records and Reports
§ 250.990. Unusual Incidents
§ 250.1000. Meetings
§ 250.1010. Education Programs
§ 250.1020. Licensure
§ 250.1030. Policies and Procedures
§ 250.1035. Domestic Violence Standards
§ 250.1040. Patient Care Units
§ 250.1050. Equipment for Bedside Care
§ 250.1060. Drug Services on Patient Unit
§ 250.1070. Care of Patients
§ 250.1075. Use of Restraints and Seclusion
§ 250.1080. Admission Procedures Affecting Care
§ 250.1090. Sterilization and Processing of Supplies
§ 250.1100. Infection Control
§ 250.1110. Mandatory Overtime Prohibition
§ 250.1120. Staffing Levels
§ 250.1130. Nurse Staffing by Patient Acuity
SUBPART J. SURGICAL AND RECOVERY ROOM SERVICES
§ 250.1210. Surgery
§ 250.1220. Surgery Staff
§ 250.1230. Policies & Procedures
§ 250.1240. Surgical Privileges
§ 250.1250. Surgical Emergency Care
§ 250.1260. Operating Room Register and Records
§ 250.1270. Surgical Patients
§ 250.1280. Equipment
§ 250.1290. Safety
§ 250.1300. Operating Room
§ 250.1305. Visitors in Operating Room
§ 250.1310. Cleaning
§ 250.1320. Postanesthesia Care Units
SUBPART K. ANESTHESIA SERVICES
§ 250.1410. Anesthesia Service
SUBPART L. RECORDS AND REPORTS
§ 250.1510. Medical Records
§ 250.1520. Reports
SUBPART M. FOOD SERVICE
§ 250.1610. Dietary Department Administration
§ 250.1620. Facilities
§ 250.1630. Menus and Nutritional Adequacy
§ 250.1640. Diet Orders
§ 250.1650. Frequency of Meals
§ 250.1660. Therapeutic (Modified) Diets
§ 250.1670. Food Preparation and Service
§ 250.1680. Sanitation
SUBPART N. HOUSEKEEPING AND LAUNDRY SERVICES
§ 250.1710. Housekeeping
§ 250.1720. Garbage, Refuse and Solid Waste Handling and Disposal
§ 250.1730. Insect and Rodent Control
§ 250.1740. Laundry Service
§ 250.1750. Soiled Linen
§ 250.1760. Clean Linen
SUBPART O. OBSTETRIC AND NEONATAL SERVICE
§ 250.1810. Applicability of Other Provisions of this Part
§ 250.1820. Obstetric and Neonatal Service (Perinatal Service)
§ 250.1830. General Requirements for All Obstetric Departments
§ 250.1840. Discharge of Newborn Infants from Hospital
§ 250.1845. Caesarean Birth
§ 250.1850. Single Room Postpartum Care of Mother and Infant
§ 250.1860. Special Programs [Repealed]
§ 250.1870. Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum Care
SUBPART P. ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE OF THE PHYSICAL PLANT, SITE, EQUIPMENT, AND SYSTEMS – HEATING, COOLING, ELECTRICAL, VENTILATION, PLUMBING, WATER, SEWER, AND SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
§ 250.1910. Maintenance
§ 250.1920. Emergency electric service
§ 250.1930. Water Supply
§ 250.1940. Ventilation, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Air Changing Systems
§ 250.1950. Grounds and Buildings Shall be Maintained
§ 250.1960. Sewage, Garbage, Solid Waste Handling and Disposal
§ 250.1970. Plumbing
§ 250.1980. Fire and Safety
SUBPART Q. CHRONIC DISEASE HOSPITALS
§ 250.2010. Definition
§ 250.2020. Requirements
SUBPART R. PHARMACY OR DRUG AND MEDICINE SERVICE
§ 250.2110. Service Requirements
§ 250.2120. Personnel Required
§ 250.2130. Facilities for Services
§ 250.2140. Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
SUBPART S. PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
§ 250.2210. Applicability of other Parts of these Regulations
§ 250.2220. Establishment of a Psychiatric Service
§ 250.2230. The Medical Staff
§ 250.2240. Nursing Service
§ 250.2250. Allied Health Personnel
§ 250.2260. Staff and Personnel Development and Training
§ 250.2270. Admission, Transfer and Discharge Procedures
§ 250.2280. Care of Patients
§ 250.2290. Special Medical Record Requirements for Psychiatric Hospitals and Psychiatric Units of General Hospitals or General Hospitals Providing Psychiatric Care.
§ 250.2300. Diagnostic, Treatment and Physical Facilities and Services
SUBPART T. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS
§ 250.2410. Applicability of these Standards
§ 250.2420. Submission of Plans for New Construction, Alterations or Additions to Existing Facility
§ 250.2430. Preparation of Drawings and Specifications--Submission Requirements
§ 250.2440. General Hospital Standards
§ 250.2442. Fees
§ 250.2443. Advisory Committee
§ 250.2450. Details
§ 250.2460. Finishes
§ 250.2470. Structural
§ 250.2480. Mechanical
§ 250.2490. Plumbing and Other Piping Systems
§ 250.2500. Electrical Requirements
SUBPART U. CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR EXISTING HOSPITALS
§ 250.2610. Applicability of Subpart U
§ 250.2620. Codes and Standards
§ 250.2630. Existing General Hospital Requirements
§ 250.2640. Details
§ 250.2650. Finishes
§ 250.2660. Mechanical
§ 250.2670. Plumbing and Other Piping Systems
§ 250.2680. Electrical Requirements
SUBPART V. SPECIAL CARE AND/OR SPECIAL SERVICE UNITS
§ 250.2710. Special Care and/or Special Service Units
§ 250.2720. Day Care for Mildly Ill Children
SUBPART W. ALCOHOLISM AND INTOXICATION TREATMENT SERVICES
§ 250.2810. Applicability of Other Parts of These Requirements
§ 250.2820. Establishment of an Alcoholism and Intoxication Treatment Service
§ 250.2830. Classification and Definitions of Service and Programs
§ 250.2840. General Requirements for all Hospital Alcoholism Program Classifications
§ 250.2850. The Medical and Professional Staff
§ 250.2860. Medical Records
§ 250.2870. Referral
§ 250.2880. Client Legal and Human Rights
Section 250.APPENDIX A. Codes and Standards [Repealed]
§ 250.EXHIBIT A. Codes [Repealed]
§ 250.EXHIBIT B. Standards [Repealed]
§ 250.EXHIBIT C. Addresses of Sources [Repealed]
§ 250.ILLUSTRATION A. Seismic Zone Map
§ 250.TABLE A. Measurements Essential for Level I, II, and III Hospitals
§ 250.TABLE B. Sound Transmission Limitations in General Hospitals
§ 250.TABLE C. Filter Efficiencies for Central Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems in General Hospitals [Repealed]
§ 250.TABLE D. General Preassure Relationships and Ventilation of Certain Hospital Areas [Repealed]
§ 250.TABLE E. Piping Locations for Oxygen, Vacuum and Medical Compressed Air
§ 250.TABLE F. General Pressure Relationships and Ventilation of Certain Hospital Areas
§ 250.TABLE G. Insulation/Building Perimeter
SOURCE: Rules repealed and new rules adopted August 27, 1978; emergency amendment at 2 Ill. Reg. 31, p. 73, effective July 24, 1978, for a maximum of 150 days; amended at 2 Ill. Reg. 21, p. 49, effective May 16, 1978; emergency amendment at 2 Ill. Reg. 31, p. 73, effective July 24, 1978, for a maximum of 150 days; amended at 2 Ill. Reg. 45, p. 85, effective November 6, 1978; amended at 3 Ill. Reg. 17, p. 88, effective April 22, 1979; amended at 4 Ill. Reg. 22, p. 233, effective May 20, 1980; amended at 4 Ill. Reg. 25, p. 138, effective June 6, 1980; amended at 5 Ill. Reg. 507, effective December 29, 1980; amended at 6 Ill. Reg. 575, effective December 30, 1981; amended at 6 Ill. Reg. 1655, effective January 27, 1982; amended at 6 Ill. Reg. 3296, effective March 15, 1982; amended at 6 Ill. Reg. 7835 and 7838, effective June 17, 1982; amended at 7 Ill. Reg. 962, effective January 6, 1983; amended at 7 Ill. Reg. 5218 and 5221, effective April 4, 1983 and April 5, 1983; amended at 7 Ill. Reg. 6964, effective May 17, 1983; amended at 7 Ill. Reg. 8546, effective July 12, 1983; amended at 7 Ill. Reg. 9610, effective August 2, 1983; codified at 8 Ill. Reg. 19752; amended at 8 Ill. Reg. 24148, effective November 29, 1984; amended at 9 Ill. Reg. 4802, effective April 1, 1985; amended at 10 Ill. Reg. 11931, effective September 1, 1986; amended at 11 Ill. Reg. 10283, effective July 1, 1987; amended at 11 Ill. Reg. 10642, effective July 1, 1987; amended at 12 Ill. Reg. 15080, effective October 1, 1988; amended at 12 Ill. Reg. 16760, effective October 1, 1988; amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 13232, effective September 1, 1989; amended at 14 Ill. Reg. 2342, effective February 15, 1990; amended at 14 Ill. Reg. 13824, effective September 1, 1990; amended at 15 Ill. Reg. 5328, effective May 1, 1991; amended at 15 Ill. Reg. 13811, effective October 1, 1991; amended at 17 Ill. Reg. 1614, effective January 25, 1993; amended at 17 Ill. Reg. 17225, effective October 1, 1993; amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 11945, effective July 22, 1994; amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 15390, effective October 10, 1994; amended at 19 Ill. Reg. 13355, effective September 15, 1995; emergency amendment at 20 Ill. Reg. 474, effective January 1, 1996, for a maximum of 150 days; emergency expired May 29, 1996; amended at 20 Ill. Reg. 3234, effective February 15, 1996; amended at 20 Ill. Reg. 10009, effective July 15, 1996; amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 3932, effective February 13, 1998; amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 9342, effective May 20, 1998; amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 1007, effective January 15, 1999; emergency amendment at 23 Ill. Reg. 3508, effective March 4, 1999, for a maximum of 150 days; amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 9513, effective August 1, 1999; amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 13913, effective November 15, 1999; amended at 24 Ill. Reg. 6572, effective April 11, 2000; amended at 24 Ill. Reg. 17196, effective November 1, 2000; amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 3241, effective February 15, 2001; amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 1547, effective January 15, 2003; amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 13467, effective July 25, 2003; amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 5880, effective March 29, 2004; amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 6579, effective April 15, 2004; amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 12489, effective July 27, 2005; amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 4245, effective February 20, 2007; amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 14530, effective October 3, 2007; amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 3756, effective February 27, 2008; amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 4213, effective March 10, 2008; amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 7932, effective May 12, 2008; amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 14336, effective August 12, 2008; amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 8306, effective June 2, 2009; amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 2528, effective January 27, 2010; amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 3331, effective February 24, 2010; amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 19031, effective November 17, 2010; amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 19158, effective November 23, 2010; amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 4556, effective March 4, 2011; amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 6386, effective March 31, 2011; amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 13875, effective August 1, 2011; amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 17413, effective December 3, 2012; amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 13280, effective June 10, 2014; amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 5443, effective March 25, 2015; amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 13041, effective September 3, 2015; amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 7154, effective June 12, 2017; amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 14945, effective November 27, 2017; amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 9507, effective May 24, 2018; amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 3889, effective March 18, 2019; amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 12990, effective October 22, 2019; emergency amendment at 44 Ill. Reg. 5934, effective March 25, 2020, for a maximum of 150 days; emergency expired August 21, 2020; emergency amendment at 44 Ill. Reg. 7788, effective April 16, 2020, for a maximum of 150 days; emergency repeal of emergency amendment at 44 Ill. Reg. 14333, effective August 24, 2020; emergency amendment at 44 Ill. Reg. 14804, effective August 24, 2020, for a maximum of 150 days.

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AUTHORITY: Implementing and authorized by the Hospital Licensing Act [210 ILCS 85].