Bill Status of SB2807 99th General Assembly
Short Description: INS CD-MEDICAL NECESSITY
Sen. Linda Holmes and Laura M. Murphy
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, no insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a qualified health plan offered through the health insurance marketplace shall: (1) provide or refer to a coverage determination as medically necessary in any publication, policy, contract or agreement, or explanation of benefits made by the policy or plan, or (2) provide or state in any way that treatment or services recommended by the insured or enrollees treating, consulting, ordering, or attending physician or health care provider is not medically necessary, and that doing so is an unfair and deceptive practice under the Code. Provides that nothing shall prohibit a health care benefit determination with respect to whether treatment or services are covered under the policy or plan. Amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act to make similar changes for health care plans. Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, Counties Code, Illinois Municipal Code, School Code, Health Maintenance Organization Act, Limited Health Service Organization Act, Voluntary Health Services Plans Act, and Illinois Public Aid Code to make conforming changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/17/2016||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes|| 2/17/2016||Senate||First Reading|| 2/17/2016||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 3/1/2016||Senate||Assigned to Insurance|| 4/6/2016||Senate||Postponed - Insurance|| 4/8/2016||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 22, 2016|| 4/19/2016||Senate||Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy|| 4/22/2016||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|