Community Health Needs Assessment
Hospitals to which the Illinois Community Benefits Act applies must include in annual reports of their community benefits plans “a disclosure of the health care needs of the community that were considered in developing the hospital's community benefits plan.” 210 ILCS 76/20(a)(2) (2003).

The Act does not apply to 1) government hospitals, 2) hospitals located outside of a metropolitan statistical area, or 3) hospitals with 100 or fewer beds. 210 ILCS 76/5 (2003).