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 Bill Status of HB5514  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS-HEARING AID COVERAGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Natalie A. Manley, Katie Stuart, Michelle Mussman, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. and Janet Yang Rohr

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.30
215 ILCS 5/356z.30a rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. 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 must provide coverage for medically necessary hearing instruments and related services for all individuals (rather than all individuals under the age of 18) when a hearing care professional prescribes a hearing instrument to augment communication. Makes conforming changes, including repealing provisions concerning optional coverage or optional reimbursement for hearing instruments and related services. Effective January 1, 2024.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr

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