(215 ILCS 125/4-6.2)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1408.8)
Breast implant removal.
No contract offered by
Health Maintenance Organizations shall deny coverage for the removal of breast
implants when the removal of the implants is medically necessary treatment for
a sickness or injury. This Section does not apply to surgery performed for
removal of breast implants that were implanted solely for cosmetic reasons.
For the purpose of this Section, cosmetic reasons does not include cosmetic
surgery performed as reconstruction resulting from sickness or injury.
(Source: P.A. 87-938; 88-45.)