(110 ILCS 935/3.04) (from Ch. 144, par. 1453.04)
Sec. 3.04. "Designated Shortage Area" means an area designated by the Director as a physician shortage area, a medically underserved area, or a critical health manpower shortage area as defined by the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, or as further defined by the Department to enable it to effectively fulfill the purpose stated in Section 2 of this Act. Such areas may include the following:
(a) an urban or rural area which is a rational area for the delivery of health services;
(b) a population group; or
(c) a public or nonprofit private medical facility.
(Source: P.A. 80-478.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015