The Illinois Nursing Home Bond is required by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The bond states that any company engaged in the business of operating a nursing home is required to have a bond pursuant to Section 2-201 of the Nursing Home Care Reform Act of 1979.
All who wish to operate a long-term care facility in the state must be licensed.
How can I establish a nursing home in Illinois?
Before the initial licensure, the operator must first determine the type and number of residents for whom the care will be provided. The buildings that will be used must also meet the design and construction standards for a new facility. Please refer to the list below for the other requirements that must be met, as stated by the Nursing Home Care Act.
- Submit a completed application form to the department.
- Pay for the annual fee of $1,990.
- Submit a financial statement.
- Submit a statement from the unit of local government that has zonal jurisdiction stating that the facility does not violate a zoning ordinance.
- Submit a permit as required by the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act.
- A surety bond issued by a surety company operating in the state of Illinois.
Where can I get an Illinois Nursing Home Bond?
Surety1 has been issuing surety bonds in the State of Illinois since 2003. The process is easy. All you need to do is fill out this simple online application form and wait for the call of one of our surety experts. One of our licensed agents will provide you with a free, no-obligation quote. Once you have paid the bond premium and completed all other requirements, we will mail you your surety bond right away via USPS Priority Mail.
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