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 Bill Status of HB0108  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  IL UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - Carol Ammons - Will Guzzardi - Linda Chapa LaVia, Monique D. Davis and Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Universal Health Care Act. Provides that all individuals residing in the State are covered under the Illinois Health Services Program for health insurance. Sets forth the health coverage benefits that participants are entitled to under the Program. Sets forth the qualification requirements for participating health providers. Sets forth standards for provider reimbursement. Provides that it is unlawful for private health insurers to sell health insurance coverage that duplicates the coverage of the Program. Provides that investor-ownership of health delivery facilities is unlawful. Provides that the State shall establish the Illinois Health Services Trust to provide financing for the Program. Sets forth the requirements for claims billing under the Program. Provides that the Program shall include funding for long-term care services and mental health services. Provides that the Program shall establish a single prescription drug formulary and list of approved durable medical goods and supplies. Creates the Pharmaceutical and Durable Medical Goods Committee to negotiate the prices of pharmaceuticals and durable medical goods with suppliers or manufacturers on an open bid competitive basis. Sets forth provisions concerning patients' rights. Provides that the employees of the Program shall be compensated in accordance with the current pay scale for State employees and as deemed professionally appropriate by the General Assembly.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Insurance)
 HB 108 states that all federal moneys designated for health care would be utilized to fund this Act. Department of Insurance federal funding totals $89,000,906. This federal grant money is associated with implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Passage of this legislation would remove this funding from the Illinois Department of Insurance.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/14/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/14/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/3/2015HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  2/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/18/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/19/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee; 003-002-000
  2/19/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/20/2015HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Ed Sullivan
  2/20/2015HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Ed Sullivan
  3/2/2015HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/3/2015HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  3/12/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/25/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2016HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  2/16/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/24/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/21/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/22/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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