90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2724
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WRK COMP-NO COLLECT-EMPLOYEE                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Workers' Compensation Act.  Provides that  a  provider      
   of  medical  services  or  related  services  or  items  to an injured      
   employee agrees to be bound by charges or payment  levels  allowed  by      
   the   Industrial   Commission.    Provides   that  disputes  regarding      
   reasonableness of fees or charges shall be resolved in accordance with      
   the Act or  the  Workers'  Occupational  Diseases  Act.   Prohibits  a      
   provider,  employer,  or  insurance  carrier  from seeking payment for      
   services or items from an employee.                                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          820 ILCS 305/8                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          820 ILCS 305/15                 from Ch. 48, par. 138.15             
        Deletes everything.     Amends  the  Workers'  Compensation  Act.      
   Makes  a  stylistic  change  in  a  Section  concerning  the  Workers'      
   Compensation Commission's annual report to the Governor.                    
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Illinois Industrial Commission)                 
          There will be no fiscal impact.                                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Central Management Services)                       
          HB2724 will save the State $125,000 annually.                        
          STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED                              
          Fails to create a State mandate.                                     
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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