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Public Act 100-0559


Public Act 0559 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


Public Act 100-0559
HB1279 EnrolledLRB100 03012 SMS 13017 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 is
amended by changing Section 5.5 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 95/5.5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 5.5. Billing. A physician assistant shall not be
allowed to personally bill patients or in any way charge for
services. The employer of a physician assistant may charge for
services rendered by the physician assistant. All claims for
services rendered by the physician assistant shall be submitted
using the physician assistant's national provider
identification number as the rendering billing provider
whenever appropriate. Payment for services rendered by a
physician assistant shall be made to his or her employer if the
payor would have made payment had the services been provided by
a physician licensed to provide medicine in all of its
(Source: P.A. 100-453, eff. 8-25-17.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 12/8/2017