Hospital Discharge Planning

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.

Jun 01, 2017

Choices for Care Assessment Hospital Responsibilities

Hospital responsibilities to provide notice to care coordination units.

Feb 07, 2017

Choices for care Screening

Choices for Care and PASRR screening process
Feb 07, 2017

Choices for Care Presentation

Choices for Care policy update webinar presentation
Nov 14, 2016

Revised Process for Hospital Discharge Planners

Amendments to the Hospital Licensing Act revise the prescreening process for patients discharged to nursing facilities. 

Aug 06, 2015

New Legislation on Designated Caregivers

Summary of legislation on the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act (CARE Act).

Dec 11, 2017

Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act

View law requirements of SB 1298, now Public Act 99-0222.

Financial Policy Issues

Business professionals collaborating

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.

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