Bill Status of SB4041 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: INS-HEALTH BENEFITS COVERAGE
Sen. Mike Simmons
| 2/10/2022||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning hearing aid coverage, provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide coverage for annual examinations for the prescription and fitting of hearing aids and for medically necessary hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 65 when a hearing care professional prescribes a hearing instrument to augment communication. Provides that an insurer shall provide coverage without (rather than subject to) co-payments, co-insurance, deductibles, and out-of-pocket limits. Provides that a hearing examination shall be covered every 12 months. Makes conforming changes in the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code.