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Full Text of HB5454  102nd General Assembly

HB5454 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB5454

 

Introduced 1/31/2022, by Rep. Fred Crespo

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
215 ILCS 5/356z.53 new

    Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide coverage for testing for the detection or the diagnosis of COVID-19 without imposing a deductible, coinsurance, copayment, or any other cost-sharing requirement or a prior authorization requirement on the coverage provided if the purpose of the testing is for individualized diagnosis or treatment of COVID-19, in accordance with the requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Provides that a testing site that provides services for testing for the detection or the diagnosis of COVID-19 shall collect accident and health insurance information from patients.


LRB102 25350 BMS 34629 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB5454LRB102 25350 BMS 34629 b

1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by
5adding Section 356z.53 as follows:
 
6    (215 ILCS 5/356z.53 new)
7    Sec. 356z.53. Coverage for COVID-19 diagnostic testing.
8    (a) A group or individual policy of accident and health
9insurance that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or
10after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd
11General Assembly shall provide coverage for testing for the
12detection or the diagnosis of COVID-19 without imposing a
13deductible, coinsurance, copayment, or any other cost-sharing
14requirement or a prior authorization requirement on the
15coverage provided if the purpose of the testing is for
16individualized diagnosis or treatment of COVID-19, in
17accordance with the requirements of the Families First
18Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and
19Economic Security Act.
20    (b) A testing site that provides services for testing for
21the detection or the diagnosis of COVID-19 shall collect
22accident and health insurance information from patients.