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 Bill Status of HB5658  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.16
215 ILCS 5/356z.22 new
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 130/4003from Ch. 73, par. 1504-3
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that the provision concerning tobacco use cessation programs does not apply to short-term travel, disability income, long-term care, accident only, or limited or specified disease policies. Creates the Tobacco Dependence Coverage Law. Provides that group and individual accident and health policies and managed care plans issued to a resident of the State must provide coverage or reimbursement of up to $500 annually for a tobacco use cessation program for insureds who are 18 years of age or older. Provides that notice of the availability of coverage shall be delivered to the insured. Provides that an insurer may not deny eligibility or continued eligibility to enroll or renew coverage solely for the purpose of avoiding the requirements of the Law. Provides that an insurer may not penalize or reduce or limit the reimbursement of an attending provider or provide incentives to induce the provider to provide care that is inconsistent with the Law. Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act, Limited Health Service Organization Act, and Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to provide that those Acts shall be subject to the provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code concerning tobacco use cessation programs.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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