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 Bill Status of HB1760  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - LaShawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Hospital Discriminatory Pricing Act. Prohibits a hospital that has provided health care services to an uninsured patient from collecting more from the uninsured patient than the Medicare reimbursement rate. Requires each hospital bill, invoice, or other summary of charges to prominently state the listed information concerning the rates charged. Requires the Office of the Attorney General to provide copies of any complaints filed by patients under the Act to the Department of Public Health. Provides for civil remedies for violation of the Act. Provides civil remedies for violation of the Act. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to make any violation of the Hospital Discriminatory Pricing Act a violation of the Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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