CAPPARELLI, STEPHENS, GRANBERG, KUBIK, HANNIG, BIGGERT,
FEIGENHOLTZ, ZICKUS, KLINGLER,
MCKEON, SLONE, LINDNER, HOEFT, PANKAU, DEUCHLER, SAVIANO,
LOPEZ, BIGGINS, PERSICO, LYONS,JOSEPH, ACKERMAN,
NOVAK, HASSERT, CURRY,JULIE, BUGIELSKI,
DAVIS,MONIQUE, COULSON, PHELPS, GASH, O'BRIEN AND MCGUIRE.
MANAGED CARE PATIENT RIGHTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Managed Care Patient Rights Act. Provides that
patients who receive health care under a managed care program have
rights to certain coverage and service standards including, but not
limited to, quality health care service, privacy and confidentiality,
freedom of choice of physician, explanation of bills, and protection
from revocation of prior authorization. Provides for the Illinois
Department of Public Health to establish standards to ensure patient
protection, quality of care, fairness to physicians, and utilization
review safeguards. Requires managed care plans and utilization review
plans to be certified by the Department of Public Health. Amends
various Acts to require compliance by health care providers under the
Illinois Insurance Code, Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act,
Health Maintenance Organization Act, Limited Health Service
Organization Act, Dental Service Plan Act, Voluntary Health Services
Plans Act, State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, Counties Code,
Illinois Municipal Code, and Illinois Public Aid Code. Effective
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Insurance)
HB 603 will have no fiscal impact on the Department.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB603 does not preempt home rule authority.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
HB603 creates a personnel mandate for which State reimburse-
ment of the increased cost to units of local government is
required. No estimate of additional expenditures is available.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)
No change from previous mandates note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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