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 Bill Status of HB5776  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sam Yingling

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
770 ILCS 23/5
770 ILCS 23/10
770 ILCS 23/45

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Health Care Services Lien Act. Provides that "health care benefit plan" means an insurance plan provided by any public or private medical insurance provider. Adds procedures requiring a health care professional or health care provider to submit all charges to the patient's health care benefit plan prior to filing the notice of the lien. Provides that the patient's health care benefit plan shall not deny payment on the basis that a third party or other insurance carrier is responsible for the patient's injuries. Provides that the amount of the lien shall be limited to the amount the health care professional or the health care provider would have received if the charges were covered by the patient's health care benefit plan. Adds provisions concerning health care benefit plan subrogation claims. Provides that a health care professional or a health care provider that recovers under a judgment, verdict, or settlement is responsible for the pro rata share of the legal and administrative expenses incurred in obtaining the judgment, verdict, or settlement. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/21/2018HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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