|Public Act 102-0979
|LRB102 25166 BMS 34429 b
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by
adding Section 356u.5 as follows:
(215 ILCS 5/356u.5 new)
Coverage for genetic testing for breast and
ovarian cancer susceptibility.
A group or individual policy of
accident and health insurance that is amended, delivered,
issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2024 shall provide
coverage for the cost of the genetic testing of the BRCA1 and
BRCA2 genes to detect an increased risk for breast and ovarian
cancer if recommended by a health care provider in accordance
with the United States Preventive Services Task Force's
recommendations for testing.