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 Bill Status of HB6277  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD-PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Robyn Gabel - Laura Fine - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Christian L. Mitchell, Derrick Smith, Rita Mayfield, Greg Harris, Kelly M. Cassidy and Edward J. Acevedo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.22 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a health plan that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall ensure that any required copayment or coinsurance applicable to drugs on a specialty tier does not exceed $100 per month for up to a 30-day supply of any single drug and a beneficiary's annual out-of-pocket expenditures for prescription drugs are limited to no more than fifty percent of the dollar amounts in effect under specified provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act. Provides that a health plan that provides coverage for prescription drugs and uses a tiered formulary shall implement an exceptions process that allows enrollees to request an exception to the tiered cost-sharing structure. Provides that a health plan that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall not place all drugs in a given class on a specialty tier. Effective January 1, 2015.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/27/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/27/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/27/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/27/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/27/2014HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  5/27/2014HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/27/2014HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  5/27/2014HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/27/2014HouseFirst Reading
  5/27/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  8/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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