90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2285
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Short description: 
INS CD-TECH-ACCESS TO FILES                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Insurance Code.  Adds a caption to a  Section      
   concerning  an  insured's  access  to  files  after  cancellation of a      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          305 ILCS 5/5-16.3                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
        Replaces the title and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Creates  the  Managed Care Responsibility to Members Act. Provides for      
   the regulation of managed care plans by the Department  of  Insurance.      
   Creates  specific  patient  rights to disclosure, quality of care, and      
   confidentiality.  Prohibits  restraints  on   communications   between      
   physicians  and  patients.  Requires  the  establishment  of grievance      
   procedures. Requires utilization review programs to register with  the      
   Department of Insurance. Effective January 1, 1998.                         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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