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 Bill Status of HB3498  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TELEHEALTH SERVICES

House Sponsors
Rep. Deb Conroy - Greg Harris - Norine K. Hammond - Ryan Spain - Bob Morgan, Michael J. Zalewski, Jonathan Carroll, Lindsey LaPointe, Patrick Windhorst, Kambium Buckner, Tim Butler, Daniel Swanson, Michael Halpin, Maura Hirschauer, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Robyn Gabel, Amy Elik, Michael T. Marron, Keith P. Sommer, Thomas M. Bennett, Randy E. Frese, Mark Luft, Kelly M. Cassidy, Martin J. Moylan, Chris Miller, Margaret Croke, Jeff Keicher, Barbara Hernandez, Amy Grant, Daniel Didech, Kelly M. Burke, Deanne M. Mazzochi, Chris Bos, Suzanne Ness, Will Guzzardi, Tony McCombie, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Dagmara Avelar, Terra Costa Howard, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Natalie A. Manley, Maurice A. West, II, Joe Sosnowski, Lakesia Collins, Elizabeth Hernandez, Seth Lewis and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 100/5-45.8 new
5 ILCS 100/5-45.9 new
5 ILCS 100/5-45.10 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.22
225 ILCS 150/5
225 ILCS 150/10
225 ILCS 150/15
225 ILCS 150/20 new
225 ILCS 150/25 new
225 ILCS 150/30 new
225 ILCS 150/35 new
305 ILCS 5/5-5.25


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Telehealth Act. Provides that the Act applies to all health insurance coverage offered by health insurance issuers regulated by the Department of Insurance or the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the medical assistance program authorized under the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that any policy, contract, or certificate of health insurance coverage that does not distinguish between in-network and out-of-network providers shall be subject to the Act as though all providers were in-network. Provides that health insurance issuers shall cover all telehealth services rendered by a health care professional to deliver any clinically appropriate, medically necessary covered services. Restricts health insurance issuers from engaging in specified activities. Provides that health care professionals and facilities shall determine the appropriateness of specific sites, technology platforms, and technology vendors for a telehealth service, as long as delivered services adhere to privacy laws. Changes the term "telehealth" to "telehealth services". Makes corresponding changes. Defines terms. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, makes changes to definitions. Provides that coverage and reimbursement for telehealth services delivered by health care professionals and facilities shall comply with the Telehealth Act. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department and managed care organizations shall comply with the Telehealth Act and removes provisions concerning behavioral health and medical services via telehealth. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide for emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/19/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/19/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/19/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  2/19/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  3/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  3/4/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Luft
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/23/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee; 013-000-000
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/7/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

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