Bill Status of HB2892  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WORKER COMP-FILL PRESCRIPTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Wheeler, Jeanne M Ives, Reginald Phillips, Grant Wehrli, Sheri Jesiel and Margo McDermed

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

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
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/14/2017HouseTo Workers Compensation Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee