90th General Assembly
Status of SB0705
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   New Act                                                                     
   5 ILCS 375/6.9 new                                                          
   55 ILCS 5/5-1069.8 new                                                      
   65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.8 new                                                      
   215 ILCS 5/155.31 new                                                       
   215 ILCS 5/356t new                                                         
   215 ILCS 5/370s new                                                         
   215 ILCS 5/511.118 new                                                      
   215 ILCS 105/8.6 new                                                        
   215 ILCS 125/5-3.5 new                                                      
   215 ILCS 130/4002.5 new                                                     
   215 ILCS 110/48 new                                                         
   215 ILCS 165/15.25 new                                                      
   305 ILCS 5/5-16.8 new                                                       

        Creates the Managed  Care  Patient  Rights  Act.   Provides  that      
   patients  who  receive  health  care under a managed care program have      
   rights to certain coverage and service standards  including,  but  not      
   limited  to, quality health care service, privacy and confidentiality,      
   freedom of choice of physician, explanation of bills,  and  protection      
   from  revocation  of  prior  authorization.  Provides for the Illinois      
   Department of Public Health to establish standards to  ensure  patient      
   protection,  quality  of care, fairness to physicians, and utilization      
   review safeguards.  Requires managed care plans and utilization review      
   plans to be certified by the  Department  of  Public  Health.   Amends      
   various  Acts to require compliance by health care providers under the      
   Illinois Insurance Code,  Comprehensive  Health  Insurance  Plan  Act,      
   Health   Maintenance   Organization   Act,   Limited   Health  Service      
   Organization Act, Dental Service Plan Act, Voluntary Health Services        
   Plans Act, State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, Counties Code,      
   Illinois Municipal Code, and Illinois Public Aid Code. Effective            
   97-02-07  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   97-02-07  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   97-02-07  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    BERMAN                
   97-02-10  S  SPONSOR REMOVED                          SYVERSON              
   97-02-10  S  CHIEF CO-SPONSOR CHANGED TO              SEVERNS               
   97-02-19  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               INS & PENS.           
   97-03-04  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   97-03-04  S                   COMMITTEE               INS & PENS.           
   97-03-15  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   99-01-12  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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