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 Bill Status of HB1661  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  INS-PEDIATRIC SPECIALIST FEE

House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 170/52.5 new
305 ILCS 5/5-5.06 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning January 1, 2012, the physician fee schedule for the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Program and for pediatric physician specialists under the medical assistance program must increase to become competitive with those of non-governmental, third-party health insurance programs. Provides that by January 1, 2015, the payment for a pediatric specialty physician service must not be lower than Medicare reimbursement in accordance with the Medicare payment localities for Illinois. Provides that the Department shall annually increase pediatric specialty physician payments under the provisions of the Act by an amount approximately equal to one-third of the difference between the actual rates available for such purposes on January 1, 2011 and the Medicare reimbursement rates effective on January 1, 2011. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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