Bill Status of HB4116  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAL RECORD COPIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/17/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/8-2001from Ch. 110, par. 8-2001


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a health care facility or health care practitioner shall provide a patient's records without charge if the records are being requested by the patient for use in supporting an application, claim, or appeal relating to a government benefit or program. Provides that if the health care facility or health care practitioner maintains records in electronic form, the health care facility or health care practitioner shall provide the copy to the patient in either electronic or paper form, as required by the government entity administering the benefit or program, or at the request of the patient. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/16/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  10/17/2017HouseFirst Reading
  10/17/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee