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 Bill Status of SB0621  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  MED PATIENT BILLING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William E. Peterson - Dan Cronin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 125/2-8from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1407.01
410 ILCS 50/3.3 new
410 ILCS 50/4from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5404
820 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 48, par. 138.8

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act and Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that a health care provider may not bill patients for services except for applicable deductibles or copayments or for services not covered when the health care provider has provided the services under a contract with an insurance company or health maintenance organization under which the health care provider has agreed not to seek payment from patients. Provides for enforcement by the Director of Insurance. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that a provider of medical services or related services or items to an injured employee agrees to be bound by charges or payment levels allowed by the Industrial Commission. Provides that disputes regarding reasonableness of fees or charges shall be resolved in accordance with the Act or the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Prohibits a provider, employer, or insurance carrier from seeking payment for services or items from an employee. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William E. Peterson
  2/18/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/26/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/26/2003SenateAssigned to Labor & Commerce
  3/6/2003SenatePostponed - Labor & Commerce
  3/13/2003SenatePostponed - Labor & Commerce
  3/14/2003SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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