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 Bill Status of HB2251  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/370u new
215 ILCS 134/5
215 ILCS 134/15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Health Care Reimbursement Article of the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that all insurers and administrators shall comply with the provision of the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act that establishes a patient's right to receive timely prior verification of his or her health plan benefits before obtaining health care services and amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act to set forth that provision. Further amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act to provide that a health care plan shall provide enrollees or their designated health care providers with timely Internet access to verification of benefits for specific health care services prior to the enrollee obtaining such services and that the verification shall be binding on the health care plan.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  2/19/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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