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 Bill Status of SB0750  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  INSURANCE-DENTAL SERVICE PLANS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Linda Holmes - Wm. Sam McCann - Terry Link - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Ira I. Silverstein, Napoleon Harris, III, Kyle McCarter and Donne E. Trotter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Laura Fine - Michael D. Unes - Monique D. Davis, Al Riley, Esther Golar, Kathleen Willis and Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0329

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/355afrom Ch. 73, par. 967a
215 ILCS 109/25
215 ILCS 110/10from Ch. 32, par. 690.10
215 ILCS 110/25from Ch. 32, par. 690.25


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that health plan issuers offering health plans through the State health insurance marketplace update their provider directory on a monthly basis. Provides that the information in provider directories shall be offered in a manner that accommodates individuals with limited English proficiency and with disabilities. Provides that, with respect to dental plans, a dentist listed is considered an active network participant from the location published in the provider directory only if the dentist has filed a claim for a patient enrolled with the dental plan at least once in the previous 3-month period. Amends the Dental Care Patient Protection Act. Provides that managed care dental plans must only list participating dentists who have filed a claim for an enrolled patient within the past 3 months. Makes conforming changes in the Dental Service Plan Act.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 110/10
215 ILCS 110/25
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 25/44from Ch. 111, par. 2344
225 ILCS 25/45 from Ch. 111, par. 2345

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that insurers must list in the provider directory if a provider is accepting new patients at each of the specific locations listing the individual provider. Provides that any provider that has not been actively treating patients at a specific location within the last 6 months, or does not expect to in the next 6 months, shall no longer be listed in the provider directory at that specific location. Makes conforming changes in the Dental Care Patient Protection Act and the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Effective January 1, 2016.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: In provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code concerning standardization of terms and coverage, provides that providers shall notify qualified health plans electronically or in writing of any changes to the information listed in the provider directory, and that qualified health plans shall update their directories with the new information within 10 business days after being notified of the changes (rather than requiring provider directories to remove providers that have not been actively treating patients at a specific location within the last 6 months or anticipate to treat patients in the next 6 months). In provisions of the Dental Care Patient Protection Act concerning the provision of information, provides that providers shall notify managed care dental plans electronically or in writing of any changes to the information listed in the provider directory, and that managed care dental plans shall update their directories with the new information within 10 business days after being notified of the changes (rather than requiring provider directories to remove providers that have not been actively treating patients at a specific location within the last 6 months or anticipate to treat patients in the next 6 months). In provisions of the Illinois Dental Practice Act concerning the prohibition of practice by corporations, removes provisions requiring provider directories to remove providers that have not been actively treating patients at a specific location within the last 6 months or anticipate to treat patients in the next 6 months. In provisions of the Illinois Dental Practice Act concerning advertisements, provides that health plans shall remove the provider from directories in accordance with standard practices within 10 business days after the managed care plan is notified electronically or in writing of the changes by the provider (rather than requiring provider directories to remove providers that have not been actively treating patients at a specific location within the last 6 months or anticipate to treat patients in the next 6 months). Effective January 1, 2016.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Provides that qualified health plans and managed care dental plans shall update their provider directories in a manner consistent with the information provided by the provider or dental management service organization (rather than just the provider).

House Committee Amendment No. 1
In provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code concerning provider directories, provides that dental providers (rather than just providers) shall notify qualified health plans of changes to their information as listed in the provider directory.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/3/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2015SenateAssigned to Insurance
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/5/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/11/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/18/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  3/19/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/25/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Insurance; 014-000-000
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/17/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/20/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  4/21/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2015
  4/21/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Insurance; 012-000-000
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Insurance; 012-000-000
  4/22/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Hastings
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Hastings
  4/22/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/22/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/23/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/23/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/23/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  4/23/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  5/4/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  5/4/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/11/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Insurance Committee
  5/12/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/12/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/12/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/12/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/12/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Insurance Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/12/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 016-000-000
  5/13/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-001
  5/21/2015SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2015
  5/22/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/22/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/25/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Insurance
  5/26/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Insurance; 013-000-000
  5/31/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/31/2015SenateSenate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/31/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  8/10/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  8/10/2015SenateEffective Date January 1, 2016
  8/10/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0329

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