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 Bill Status of HB0061  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD-COVERAGE FOR INHALANTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Terra Costa Howard - Curtis J. Tarver, II, Deb Conroy and Maurice A. West, II

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/6.11
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.3
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3f
215 ILCS 5/356z.5
215 ILCS 130/4003from Ch. 73, par. 1504-3
305 ILCS 5/5-16.8


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions providing that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall not deny or limit coverage for prescription inhalants to enable persons to breathe when suffering from asthma or other life-threatening bronchial ailments based upon any restriction on the number of days before an inhaler refill may be obtained, requires coverage for prescription inhalants. Amends 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 Illinois Public Aid Code to provide that health benefits under those Acts are subject to the provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code regarding prescription inhalants. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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