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 Bill Status of HB4516  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD - HEARING AID COVERAGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine

Hearings
Insurance: Health & Life Committee Hearing Feb 27 2018 3:00PM Capitol Building Room 122B Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/21/2018HouseAssigned to Insurance: Health & Life Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.29 new
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care professional prescribes a hearing instrument. Provides that an insurer shall provide coverage for hearing aids subject to certain restrictions. Provides that an insurer shall not be required to pay a claim if the insured filed such a claim 12 months prior to the date of filing the claim with the insurer and the claim was paid by any insurer. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/2/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/2/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2018HouseAssigned to Insurance: Health & Life Committee

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