Bill Status of HB4516 100th General Assembly
Short Description: INS CD - HEARING AID COVERAGE
Rep. Laura Fine
|Insurance: Health & Life Committee Hearing Feb 27 2018 3:00PM Capitol Building Room 122B Springfield, IL |
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.