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 Bill Status of HB6064  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Karen May - Lisa M. Dugan and Michael W. Tryon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.19 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that accident and health insurance policies and managed care plans must provide coverage for medically necessary foods, low protein foods, and pharmacological doses of vitamins and amino acids and the medical equipment and supplies necessary to administer the foods for the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism when the prescribing physician has issued a written order stating that the medically necessary foods are necessary for the treatment of a disease or disorder. Provides that "medically necessary foods" means foods that are formulated to be consumed or administered under the supervision of a qualified medical provider.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2010HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  2/18/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  2/18/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/24/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/15/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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