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 Bill Status of SB0193  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD-MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Michael E. Hastings, Antonio Muņoz, Heather A. Steans, Scott M. Bennett, Bill Cunningham, Don Harmon, Omar Aquino, Thomas Cullerton, Iris Y. Martinez, Napoleon Harris, III, Donne E. Trotter and Patricia Van Pelt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann M. Williams )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.8


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any treatment limitation or calendar year maximum. Removes requirements that coverage under this provision be subject to the same waiting period, cost sharing limitation, treatment limitation, calendar year maximum, or other limitation as provided for other physical or rehabilitative therapy benefits.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes language in the introduced bill that provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any treatment limitation or calendar year maximum. Provides that coverage concerning multiple sclerosis preventative physical therapy shall be subject to the same deductible and coinsurance requirements or other limitations as provided for other physical or rehabilitative therapy benefits covered by the policy. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance shall offer an exception process from treatment limitations for individuals diagnosed with primary or secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Provides requirements for the exception process and that a health insurer shall, within 72 hours after receiving an exception request, either approve or deny the request. Provides that coverage required by the provisions shall be subject to certain other general exclusions and limitations of the policy.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/18/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  1/18/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/18/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2017SenateAssigned to Insurance
  2/2/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/2/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/3/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/3/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  2/6/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/1/2017SenatePostponed - Insurance
  3/6/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/6/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  3/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/9/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Insurance; 011-000-000
  3/9/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2017
  4/6/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/25/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/25/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/28/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/28/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/28/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2017HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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