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Full Text of SB0653  101st 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 Illinois Insurance Code is amended by adding
5Section 368g as follows:
6    (215 ILCS 5/368g new)
7    Sec. 368g. Time-based billing.
8    (a) As used in this Section, "CPT code" means the medical
9billing code set contained in the most recent version of the
10Current Procedural Terminology code book published by the
11American Medical Association.
12    (b) A health care plan requiring a health care provider to
13use a time-based CPT code to bill for health care services
14shall not apply a time measurement standard that results in
15fewer units billed than allowed by the CPT code book, except as
16required by federal law for federally-funded patients.
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.