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 Bill Status of SB2069  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-TELEMEDICINE-REQUIRMNTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pat McGuire - Pamela J. Althoff

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.25
305 ILCS 5/5-5.25a new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a physician or other licensed health care professional be physically present in the same room as the patient for the entire time during which the patient is receiving telepsychiatry services. Provides that the Department shall not require that a physician or other licensed healthcare professional be physically present in the same room as the patient for the entire time during which the patient is receiving telemedicine services. Defines "telemedicine" as the use of a telecommunication system to provide medical services for the purpose of evaluation and treatment when the patient is at one location and the rendering provider is at another location.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pat McGuire
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care
  3/16/2017SenateDo Pass Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care; 010-000-000
  3/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
  4/17/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

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