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 Bill Status of HB3285  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD-SYNCHRONIZE MEDICATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert Rita and Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/512-11 new
215 ILCS 5/512-12 new
215 ILCS 5/512-13 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all entities providing prescription drug coverage shall permit and apply a prorated daily cost-sharing rate to prescriptions that are dispensed by a pharmacy for less than a 30-day supply if the prescriber or pharmacist indicates the fill or refill could be in the best interest of the patient or is for the purpose of synchronizing the patient's chronic medications. Provides that no entity providing prescription drug coverage shall deny coverage for the dispensing of any drug prescribed for the treatment of a chronic illness that is made in accordance with a plan among the insured, the prescriber, and a pharmacist to synchronize the refilling of multiple prescriptions for the insured. Provides that no entity providing prescription drug coverage shall use payment structures incorporating prorated dispensing fees determined by calculation of the days' supply of medication dispensed. Provides that dispensing fees shall be determined exclusively on the total number of prescriptions dispensed. Establishes criteria for an entity conducting audits (either on-site or remotely) of pharmacy records. Provides that the Department of Insurance and Director of Insurance shall have the authority to enforce the provisions of the Act and impose financial penalties. Effective January 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Rita
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Insurance: Health & Life Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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