Bill Status of HB1525 94th General Assembly
Short Description: CONS FRAUD ACT-HLTH CASH DISC
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia - Marlow H. Colvin - Michael P. McAuliffe - Jack McGuire - Elaine Nekritz, Sara Feigenholtz, Maria Antonia Berrios, Elizabeth Coulson, Karen A. Yarbrough, William B. Black, Milton Patterson and Jack D. Franks
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice if an entity which sells health-related cash discount cards fails to register as an administrator of a preferred provider organization with the Illinois Division of Insurance. Prohibits a health-related discount card organization from engaging in specific activities. Provides that it is an unlawful practice if certain disclosures are not made in writing to a prospective member before purchase. Provides that it is an unlawful practice if the health-related cash discount card organization does not provide the customer a right to cancel, with full reimbursement of all membership and enrollment fees, within 30 days after the date of purchase. Provides that it is an unlawful practice if a health-related cash discount card does not safeguard protected health information.