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 Bill Status of SB2516  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD - HEARING AID COVERAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein - M. Maggie Crotty - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Mike Jacobs, Edward D. Maloney, Mattie Hunter, Heather Steans, Kimberly A. Lightford, Terry Link, Dan Kotowski, William Delgado, Linda Holmes, Gary Forby, Iris Y. Martinez, Michael W. Frerichs, Louis S. Viverito, Don Harmon, Rickey R. Hendon, Antonio Muñoz, A. J. Wilhelmi, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg and Toi W. Hutchinson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.19 new
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals when a hearing care professional prescribes a hearing instrument. Provides that an insurer shall provide coverage for up to $2,500 per hearing aid per insured's hearing impaired ear subject to certain restrictions. Provides that an insurer shall not be required to pay a claim if the insured filed the claim 36 months prior to the date of filing the claim with the insurer and the claim was paid by any insurer. Contains a nonacceleration clause. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/12/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/26/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  2/3/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/4/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  2/8/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/9/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/10/2010SenateAssigned to Insurance
  2/10/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  2/10/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  2/10/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  2/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/16/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  2/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/18/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  2/23/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/23/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  2/24/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/24/2010SenateHeld in Insurance
  3/2/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/3/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  3/4/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Insurance
  3/4/2010SenateDo Pass Insurance; 012-000-000
  3/4/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2010
  3/8/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/15/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/16/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/16/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 17, 2010
  3/19/2010SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As March 26, 2010
  3/26/2010SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 15, 2010
  4/21/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/23/2010SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2010
  6/27/2010SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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