Synopsis As Introduced Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan must provide coverage for intravenous feeding, federally approved AIDS vaccines, prescription nutritional supplements, and physician prescribed or ordered pain medication. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State.
Deletes a Section requiring insurance coverage for an AIDS vaccine and all references to that Section.
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Requires coverage of pain medication prescribed or ordered by the insured's treating physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches rather than the insured's treating physician if the policy of accident and health insurance provides coverage of prescription drugs.
Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Dept of Financial and Prof Regulation)
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has concluded that House Bill 637 will not have a material fiscal impact on the agency.
Fiscal Note (H-AM 2) (Dept of Financial and Prof Regulation)
House Bill 637 (HA #2) will not have a material fiscal impact on the agency.