ERWIN-WOOD-FEIGENHOLTZ-ZICKUS-GASH, KLINGLER, LANG,
SCHAKOWSKY, SCHOENBERG, RONEN, JONES,LOU, SCOTT,
BIGGERT AND SLONE.
INS INVESTIGATIONAL TREATMENT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code, Health Maintenance
Organization Act, Limited Health Service Organization Act, and
Voluntary Health Services Plans Act. Provides that health benefit
coverage under those Acts must include coverage for patient care
provided pursuant to investigational cancer treatments. Repeals the
coverage requirement January 1, 2002. Defines terms. Amends the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois to require the Department of Insurance
to conduct a study of the costs and benefits of the coverage
requirements. Effective January 1, 1999.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Insurance)
HB 3339 would cost the Dept. between $100,000 and $200,000 for
Medical staff and for the required annual report.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 1405/56.3 new
Removes provision requiring the Department of Insurance to
conduct a cost-benefit study of the investigational cancer treatment
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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