SIEBEN, RADOGNO, PARKER, FITZGERALD, CARROLL,
SEVERNS, BERMAN, HAWKINSON AND BOWLES.
HEALTH INS PORTABILITY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act. Sets forth State provisions for portability of
coverage in accordance with federal law. Amends the Comprehensive
Health Insurance Plan Act. Provides for the Plan to extend coverage
to individuals in conformance with the portability requirements of the
federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
Authorizes the use of management programs for cost effective provision
of health care services. Increases the lifetime benefit under the
Plan to $1,000,000. Authorizes the Board to assess insurers in this
State to pay costs not covered by appropriation with respect to
federally eligible individuals. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code,
Health Maintenance Organization Act, Limited Health Service
Organization Act, and Voluntary Health Services Plans Act. Provides
that coverage under those Acts is subject to the Illinois Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Effective July 1, 1997.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
215 ILCS 95/Act rep.
Repeals Sections 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, and 55 of the Small Employers
Rating Renewability and Portability Act on July 1, 1998. Repeals the
remainder of that Act immediately. Makes technical changes.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0030
Last action date: 97-06-26
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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