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 Bill Status of HB1720  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FAIR PATIENT-INFORMATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi and Amy Grant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 88/20
210 ILCS 88/25


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Fair Patient Billing Act. Provides that if a hospital bills a patient $50,000 or more for health care services in a period of 72 hours, the hospital shall provide with its bill copies of the electronic records used to generate all charges and shall further itemize any item and make electronic copies of the patient's charts available at the patient's request within 5 days of billing or the date of request, whichever is later. Provides that hospitals must return calls made by patients within 5 calendar days of receipt of the patient request for amounts billed in excess of $50,000.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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