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 Bill Status of HB2694  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PATIENT RIGHTS-TRANSITION

House Sponsors
Rep. Gregory Harris - Patricia R. Bellock - David Harris - Robyn Gabel, Kathleen Willis, Michael P. McAuliffe, Kelly M. Cassidy, Rita Mayfield, Ann M. Williams, Laura Fine, Cynthia Soto, Sheri Jesiel, Arthur Turner, Katie Stuart and Dave Severin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 134/25


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved for coverage by the plan for a medical condition, the plan's prescribing provider continues to prescribe the drug for the medical condition, and the patient continues to be an enrollee of the health care plan. Provides specific prohibited modifications of drug coverage in the health plan. Provides that the provisions do not prohibit a health care plan from requiring a pharmacist to effect generic substitutions of prescription drugs. Provides that the provisions do not prohibit the addition of prescription drugs to a health care plan's list of covered drugs during the coverage year. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/17/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/17/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin

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