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 Bill Status of SB1660  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKER COMP-FILL PRESCRIPTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kyle McCarter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 305/8.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that no medical provider shall be reimbursed for a supply of prescriptions filled outside of a licensed pharmacy except when there exists no licensed pharmacy within 5 miles of the prescribing physician's practice. Provides that, if there exists no licensed pharmacy within 5 miles of the prescribing physician's practice, no medical provider shall be reimbursed for a prescription, the supply of which lasts for longer than 72 hours from the date of injury or 24 hours from the date of first referral to the medical service provider, whichever is greater, filled and dispensed outside of a licensed pharmacy. Provides that the limitations on filling and dispensing prescriptions do not apply if there exists a pre-arranged agreement between the medical provider and a preferred provider program regarding the filling of prescriptions outside a licensed pharmacy.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/1/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Tort Reform
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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