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 Bill Status of HB5313  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz and Brandon W. Phelps

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 375/6.11
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.3
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3f
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
Creates the Telehealth Act. Provides that telehealth services consist of (1) the provision of services and the mode of delivering health care services, including, but not limited to, primary care, counseling, psychiatry, emergency care, and specialty care and public health services via information and communication technologies, including, but not limited to, remote patient monitoring, to facilitate the examination, assessment, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, education, care management, and self-management of a patient's health care while the patient is at the originating site and the health care provider is at a distant site and (2) as it relates to the delivery of health care, mental health care, or substance use disorder treatment, the use of interactive audio, video, or other telecommunications or electronic technology by a health care provider to deliver a health care service within the scope of practice of the health care provider from the distant site to the originating site at which the patient is located. Sets forth the requirements for the delivery of telehealth services and telepsychiatry services. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to provide that health care plans and policies must provide coverage for telehealth services, including primary care, counseling, psychiatry, emergency care, and specialty care as set forth in the Illinois Insurance Code and as otherwise set forth in the Telehealth Act. Sets forth requirements concerning the coverage of telehealth services.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/7/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 023-000-000
  3/25/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/9/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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