Bill Status of HB2792 101st General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMP-FEE SCHEDULE
Rep. Dan Ugaste, Steven Reick, Darren Bailey and Chris Miller
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Makes existing medical fee schedules inoperative after August 31, 2020. Provides that the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission shall establish new medical fee schedules applicable on and after September 1, 2020 in accordance with specified criteria. Provides for 4 non-hospital fee schedules and 14 hospital fee schedules applicable to different geographic areas of the State. Sets forth a procedure for petitioning the Commission if a maximum fee causes a significant limitation on access to quality health care in either a specific field of health care services or a specific geographic limitation on access to health care. Effective immediately.