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 Bill Status of HB6724  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  POST-MASTECTOMY CARE

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356t

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the Section concerning post-mastectomy care, requires insurance companies to provide coverage for (1) a minimum of 24 hours of inpatient care following a lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer or (2) a minimum of 48 hours of inpatient care following a mastectomy or breast conserving surgery for the treatment of breast cancer. Prohibits insurance companies from giving incentives or penalties to physicians or providers. Provides that insurance companies must provide notice of the required coverage to each participant and beneficiary. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  10/3/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  11/7/2008HouseFirst Reading
  11/7/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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