Comments: IL SB2591 | 2015-2016 | 99th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act and the State Finance Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health may designate a hospital as a STEMI Receiving Center or a STEMI Referring Center. Defines "STEMI" as a ST-elevated myocardial infarction. Provides certain requirements for designation as a STEMI Receiving Center or STEMI Referring Center. Establishes a State Acute Cardiac Advisory Council. Establishes Regional Acute Cardiac Subcommittees within each Regional EMS Advisory Committee. Provides that the Regional Acute Cardiac Subcommittees shall develop protocols concerning patients with STEMI. Creates the Acute Cardiac Event Data Collection Fund and provides that the moneys in the fund shall be used to support the collection of certain data and provides that any surplus fund shall be used to support the salary of the Department Stroke and Acute Cardiac Event Coordinator or for certain other purposes. In a provision concerning the Stroke Data Collection Fund, provides that any surplus funds shall be used by the Department to support the salary of the Department Stroke and Acute Cardiac Event Coordinator (instead of the Department Stroke Coordinator) or for certain other purposes. Contains provisions concerning definitions; rulemaking; annual fees for designation as a STEMI Receiving Center; suspension and revocation of a hospital's STEMI Receiving Center designation; and reporting of certain data. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2017.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2016-04-08 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB2591 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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