90th General Assembly
Status of SB1666
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   New Act                                                                     
   5 ILCS 375/6.12 new                                                         
   55 ILCS 5/5-1069.8 new                                                      
   65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.8 new                                                      
   215 ILCS 5/155.36 new                                                       
   215 ILCS 5/356w new                                                         
   215 ILCS 5/370s new                                                         
   215 ILCS 5/511.118 new                                                      
   215 ILCS 105/8.6 new                                                        
   215 ILCS 125/5-3.6 new                                                      
   215 ILCS 130/4002.6 new                                                     
   215 ILCS 110/48 new                                                         
   215 ILCS 165/15.30 new                                                      
   305 ILCS 5/5-16.12 new                                                      
   30 ILCS 105/5.480 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 utilization review plans to  be  licensed      
   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 immediately.                       
   98-02-20  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   98-02-20  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   98-03-25  S  SPONSOR REMOVED                          SEVERNS               
   98-03-25  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    KEHOE                 
   98-04-21  S  SPONSOR REMOVED                          BURZYNSKI             
   99-01-12  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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