“Health care provider” has the meaning ascribed to it under HIPAA, as specified in
45 CFR 160.103.
“Health facility” means a hospital, nursing home, blood bank, blood center, sperm bank, or other health
care institution, including any “health facility” as that term is defined in the Illinois
Finance Authority Act.
“HIPAA” means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191, as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
Act of 2009, Public Law 111-05, and any subsequent amendments thereto and any regulations promulgated thereunder.
“Law enforcement officer” means any person employed by the State, a county, or a municipality as a policeman,
peace officer, auxiliary policeman, or correctional officer or in some like position
involving the enforcement of the law and protection of the public interest at the
risk of that person's life.
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