HUGHES, BERGMAN, MULLIGAN AND KLINGLER.
HMO-OUTPATIENT UNDER 19 YRS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Makes a
stylistic change concerning the short title of the Act.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 125/1-1
Adds reference to:
215 ILCS 125/1-2 from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1402
215 ILCS 125/4-17 new
Replaces the title and everything after the enacting clause.
Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Authorizes
health maintenance organizations, upon approval by the Director of
Insurance, to make basic outpatient preventive and primary health
care services available to children under the age of 19 who are
otherwise unable to obtain health care benefits. Imposes certain
other requirements. Provides that the Director shall not approve any
arrangement in counties over 3,000,000 unless at least one HMO under
contract with the Department of Public Aid for furnishing certain
health services under the Public Aid Code is approved.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Requires the Department of Insurance to establish minimum
coverage and disclosure requirements. Provides that coverage for
children who do not qualify for medical assistance under the Illinois
Public Aid Code shall not be provided by the State. Effective
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0376
Last action date: 97-08-14
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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