State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/9/2007, by Sen. Dave Syverson


215 ILCS 97/15

    Amends the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the applicability and scope of the Act.

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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Health Insurance Portability and
5 Accountability Act is amended by changing Section 15 as
6 follows:
7     (215 ILCS 97/15)
8     Sec. 15. Applicability and scope. This Act applies to all
9 health insurance policies and and all health service contracts
10 issued, renewed, or delivered for issuance or renewal in this
11 State by a health insurance issuer after the effective date of
12 this Act. Unless otherwise specifically provided by this Act,
13 the standards and requirements imposed by this Act shall
14 supersede and replace any and all conflicting, inconsistent or
15 less restrictive standards or requirements contained in the
16 Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization
17 Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the
18 Voluntary Health Services Plans Act.
19 (Source: P.A. 90-30, eff. 7-1-97.)