(815 ILCS 505/2QQ)
Insurance cards; social security number.
(a) As used in this Section, "insurance card" means a card that a person or entity provides to an individual so that the individual may present the card to establish the eligibility of the individual or his or her dependents to receive health, dental, optical, or accident insurance benefits, prescription drug benefits, or benefits under a managed care plan or a plan provided by a health maintenance organization, a health services plan corporation, or a similar entity.
(b) A person or entity may not print an individual's social security number on an insurance card. A person or entity that provides an insurance card must print on the card an identification number unique to the holder of the card in the format prescribed by Section 15 of the
Uniform Prescription Drug Information Card Act.
(c) An insurance card issued to an individual before the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly that does not comply with subsection (b) must be replaced by January 1, 2006 with an insurance card that complies with subsection (b) if the individual's eligibility for benefits continues after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly.
(d) A violation of this Section constitutes an unlawful practice within the meaning of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)