Successfully transitioning patients from hospitals to their homes or other care settings is a key part of quality care. IHA advocates for discharge planning policies that best serve patients.
Hospital responsibilities to provide notice to care coordination units.
Amendments to the Hospital Licensing Act revise the prescreening process for patients discharged to nursing facilities.
Summary of legislation on the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act (CARE Act).
View law requirements of SB 1298, now Public Act 99-0222.
Illinois hospitals are major economic engines, providing jobs, healthcare, charity care and support services. IHA supports this work through advocacy and financial policy analysis and development.