Bill Status of HB2600 100th General Assembly
Short Description: PROMPT PAYMENT-LATE PAYMENT
Rep. David Harris
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Prompt Payment Act. Provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, if for any bill approved for payment under the Act and pursuant to a health benefit plan under the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 or submitted under Article V of the Illinois Public Aid Code, except a bill for pharmacy or nursing facility services or goods, payment is not issued to the payee in a timely manner under the Section, an interest penalty of 8% per year of any amount approved and unpaid shall apply, applied pro rata for the amount of time the bill remains unpaid. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning timely payment for health care services, provides that the interest to be charged on late payments of periodic payments, payments by independent practice associations and physician-hospital organizations, and payments by health insurers, health maintenance organizations, managed care plans, health care plans, preferred provider organizations, and third party administrators shall be 8% per year. Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that the program of health benefits offered under the Act is subject to certain provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code concerning late payments and assignability except as otherwise provided. Effective January 1, 2018.