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 Bill Status of HB4165  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CMS-DHFS-ACA PROTECTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Gregory Harris

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/18 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.29 new
305 ILCS 5/5-36 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the Director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the ACA. Provides that the Director may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through a joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Prohibits the State from applying for any federal waiver that would permit an individual or group health insurance plan to reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the ACA that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the ACA. Provides that the State may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through a joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Prohibits the State from applying for any waiver of federal Medicaid requirements that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the ACA that was in effect on January 1, 2017. Provides that the State may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through a joint resolution. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/16/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  1/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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