Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Illinois Consumer Choice of Benefits Health Insurance Plan Act. Provides that insurers may offer policies of accident and health insurance that do not provide state-mandated health benefits. Requires applications and policies to contain notice that the policy may not cover some or all of the state-mandated health benefits. Requires insurers to provide a disclaimer at the time the policy is issued that must be signed by the applicant or subscriber. Grants the Secretary the power to adopt rules necessary to implement the Act. Requires insurers to maintain a description of its rating practices and renewal underwriting practices. Provides for the applicability of certain Illinois Insurance Code Provisions.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Removes reference to employers and other purchasers of coverage in the purpose Section. Inserts reference to the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in the definition of "Consumer Choice of Benefits Health Insurance Plan". Includes individual contracts (rather than contracts) for health related conditions in the definition of "state-mandated health benefits".