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Full Text of HB1279  100th General Assembly



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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 Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 is
5amended by changing Section 5.5 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 95/5.5)
7    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
8    Sec. 5.5. Billing. A physician assistant shall not be
9allowed to personally bill patients or in any way charge for
10services. The employer of a physician assistant may charge for
11services rendered by the physician assistant. All claims for
12services rendered by the physician assistant shall be submitted
13using the physician assistant's national provider
14identification number as the rendering billing provider
15whenever appropriate. Payment for services rendered by a
16physician assistant shall be made to his or her employer if the
17payor would have made payment had the services been provided by
18a physician licensed to provide medicine in all of its
20(Source: P.A. 100-453, eff. 8-25-17.)
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.