90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1490
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HMO ACT-DRUGS-TECHNICAL                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act.  Adds  a  caption      
   and  makes technical changes to a Section concerning the dispensing of      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          215 ILCS 125/2-3.1                                                   
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          215 ILCS 125/1-2                from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1402          
          215 ILCS 125/2-10 new                                                
          215 ILCS 125/5-5                from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1413          
          305 ILCS 5/5-23 new                                                  
          305 ILCS 5/5-24 new                                                  
        Replaces the title and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act and the Illinois Public      
   Aid  Code.   Requires  entities  that  contract with the Department of      
   Public Aid for the provision of medical care to recipients and  health      
   maintenance   organizations   to   be   accredited   by  a  recognized      
   accreditation organization.  Imposes penalties for failure  to  obtain      
   and maintain accreditation.                                                 
          FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1 (Dept. of Insurance)                             
          HB 1490 will cost the Dept. approximately $100,000 annually.         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          305 ILCS 5/5-24 new                                                  
        Extends  by  18  months  the  time  period  within  which  health      
   maintenance  organizations,  managed  care  community  networks,   and      
   certain    providers   must   obtain   accreditation   from   approved      
   accreditation organizations.   Deletes  provision  requiring  entities      
   that  contract  with  the  Department of Public Aid to provide medical      
   care to staff any telephone service  maintained  for  the  benefit  of      
   recipients with medically trained personnel.                                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
        Exempts  physicians  and  physician  practice  groups  from   the      
   accreditation requirements.                                                 
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   3     SENATE -   0


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