Bill Status of HB4961 94th General Assembly
Short Description: HEALTHY ILLINOIS ACT
Rep. Mary E. Flowers
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Healthy Illinois Act. Establishes the Healthy Illinois Authority to arrange for the provision of comprehensive, affordable health care coverage to eligible businesses, the self-employed, and eligible individuals on a voluntary basis through the Healthy Illinois Plan. Sets forth powers and duties of the Authority. Creates the Healthy Illinois Authority Fund. Creates the Healthy Illinois Plan to provide health benefits coverage. Requires contributions to the costs of the plan by employers and enrollees. Provides for subsidies and uncompensated care savings payments. Creates the Healthy Illinois Quality Forum and sets forth duties of the Forum. Requires the Authority to create the Health Resource Plan to set forth a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the development of health care resources and facilities in the State. Provides for a voluntary system of cost and resource restraint by health practitioners, hospitals, and insurers. Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act to include definitions of "limited service provider" and "Health Resource Plan" and to require the Health Facilities Planning Board to take into account the Health Resource Plan when developing health care facility plans. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Healthy Illinois Authority Fund. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Sets forth requirements for making health insurance rates. Amends the Illinois Antitrust Act to subject health insurers to the provisions of that Act. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/19/2006||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers|| 1/19/2006||House||First Reading|| 1/19/2006||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|