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 Bill Status of HB5351  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TELEHEALTH-DIABETES

House Sponsors
Rep. Ryan Spain - Patricia R. Bellock - Camille Y. Lilly, Robyn Gabel, Natalie A. Manley, Martin J. Moylan, Laura Fine, Justin Slaughter, Randy E. Frese, Tim Butler, David S. Olsen and Elizabeth Hernandez

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Omar Aquino - Patricia Van Pelt - Michael E. Hastings - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kimberly A. Lightford, Linda Holmes, Laura M. Murphy and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/21/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1009

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.22
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, if an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance provides coverage for telehealth services, it must provide coverage for licensed dietitians, nutritionists, and diabetes educators who counsel senior diabetes patients in the patients' homes to remove the hurdle of transportation for patients to receive treatment. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may authorize licensed dietitians, nutritionists, and diabetes educators to counsel senior diabetes patients in the patients' homes to remove the hurdle of transportation for patients to receive treatment.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
In provisions amending the Illinois Insurance Code concerning requirements if an individual or group policy provides coverage for telehealth, provides that the individual or group policy must provide coverage for licensed dietitian nutritionists and certified diabetes educators (rather than licensed dietitians, nutritionists, and diabetes educators). In provisions amending the Illinois Public Aid Code, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may authorize licensed dietitian nutritionists and certified diabetes educators (rather than rather than licensed dietitians, nutritionists, and diabetes educators) to counsel senior diabetes patients in the patients' homes to remove the hurdle of transportation for patients to receive treatment.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2018HouseAssigned to Insurance: Health & Life Committee
  3/29/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/29/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Insurance: Health & Life Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Insurance: Health & Life Committee; 014-000-000
  4/9/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Insurance: Health & Life Committee; 014-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/13/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/25/2018HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ryan Spain
  4/25/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/26/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  5/1/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 2, 2018
  5/2/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  5/2/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/3/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/3/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/8/2018SenateAssigned to Insurance
  5/11/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/17/2018SenateDo Pass Insurance; 011-000-000
  5/17/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 18, 2018
  5/21/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/21/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2018
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/24/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/29/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  6/22/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/21/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/21/2018HouseEffective Date January 1, 2019
  8/21/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1009

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