§ 5B-1. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise:
“Fund” means the Long-Term Care Provider Fund.
“Long-term care facility” means (i) a nursing 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, 1 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, 2 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 3 are provided; except that the term “long-term care facility” does not include a
facility operated by a State agency or operated solely as an intermediate care facility
for the mentally retarded within the meaning of Title XIX of the Social Security Act.
“Long-term care 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 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. 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.
“Occupied bed days” shall be computed separately for each long-term care facility
operated or maintained by a long-term care provider, and means the sum for all beds
of the number of days during the month on which each bed was occupied by a resident,
other than a resident for whom Medicare Part A is the primary payer. For a resident whose care is covered by the Medicare Medicaid Alignment initiative
demonstration, Medicare Part A is considered the primary payer.
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