103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2023 and 2024
Introduced 2/15/2023, by Rep. Jed Davis
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
30 ILCS 105/5.990 new
110 ILCS 330/11 new
210 ILCS 85/6.14a
210 ILCS 85/9.9 new
Creates the Hospital Price Transparency Act. Provides that,
notwithstanding any other provision of law, a facility (a hospital
licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act, organized under the University
of Illinois Hospital Act, or licensed under the Ambulatory Surgical
Treatment Center Act) must make specified information public. Requires
facilities to maintain lists of standard charges and shoppable services
and ensure that the lists are available at all times to the public.
Contains reporting requirements. Requires the Department of Public Health
to monitor each facility's compliance with the requirements of the Act and
to enforce compliance with the Act. Provides that facilities that violate
the Act must submit and implement a corrective action plan. Establishes
the Hospital Price Transparency Fund as a special fund in the State
treasury and makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act. Requires
administrative penalties collected under the Act to be deposited into the
Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Department for
expenses relating to the implementation, administration, and enforcement
of the Act. Contains other provisions. Amends the University of Illinois
Hospital Act. Requires the University of Illinois Hospital to comply with
the Hospital Price Transparency Act. Amends the Hospital Licensing Act.
Provides that any report submitted to the Department under the Hospital
Price Transparency Act and any information or data contained in such a
report is subject to disclosure to
the public by the Department. Requires
hospitals licensed under the Act to comply with the Hospital Price
Transparency Act. Effective January 1, 2024.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Hospital Price Transparency Act.
"Ancillary service" means a facility item or service that
a facility customarily provides as part of a shoppable
"Chargemaster" means a list of all facility items or
services maintained by a facility for which the facility has
established a charge.
"De-identified maximum negotiated charge" means the
highest charge that a facility has negotiated with all
third-party payors for a facility item or service.
"De-identified minimum negotiated charge" means the lowest
charge that a facility has negotiated with all third-party
payors for a facility item or service.
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Director" means the Director of Public Health.
"Discounted cash price" means the charge that applies to
an individual who pays cash, or a cash equivalent, for a
facility item or service.