90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1565
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Short description: 
HMO-OUTPATIENT UNDER 19 YRS                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Health  Maintenance  Organization  Act.    Makes   a      
   stylistic change concerning the short title of the Act.                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          215 ILCS 125/1-1                                                     
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          215 ILCS 125/1-2                from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1402          
          215 ILCS 125/4-17 new                                                
        Replaces the title and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Amends  the  Health  Maintenance  Organization  Act.   Authorizes           
   health maintenance organizations, upon approval by the Director of          
   Insurance, to make basic outpatient preventive and primary health           
   care  services available to children under the age of 19 who are            
   otherwise unable  to  obtain  health  care benefits. Imposes certain        
   other requirements. Provides that the Director shall not approve any        
   arrangement in counties over 3,000,000 unless at least one HMO under        
   contract with the Department of Public Aid for furnishing certain           
   health services under the Public Aid Code is approved.                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Requires  the  Department  of  Insurance  to  establish   minimum      
   coverage  and  disclosure  requirements.   Provides  that coverage for      
   children who do not qualify for medical assistance under the  Illinois      
   Public  Aid  Code  shall  not  be  provided  by  the State.  Effective      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0376

   Last action date: 97-08-14

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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