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 Bill Status of SB1906  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD - HEARING AID COVERAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein - Michael E. Hastings - Wm. Sam McCann - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Julie A. Morrison, Michael Connelly, Terry Link, Tim Bivins, Kwame Raoul, Linda Holmes, Napoleon Harris, III and Daniel Biss

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/19/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.25 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
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Insurance
  3/2/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  3/9/2017SenatePostponed - Insurance
  3/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Insurance
  3/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/16/2017SenatePostponed - Insurance
  3/16/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Insurance
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/20/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/29/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/29/2017SenatePostponed - Insurance
  3/29/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Insurance
  4/6/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/6/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/4/2017SenatePostponed - Insurance
  5/4/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Insurance
  5/5/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
  5/16/2017SenatePostponed - Insurance
  5/16/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Insurance
  5/19/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/19/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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