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 Bill Status of HB5493  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  INSURANCE-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones - Bob Morgan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 095-000-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/6.7
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.5
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.5
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3d
215 ILCS 5/4from Ch. 73, par. 616
215 ILCS 5/155.23from Ch. 73, par. 767.23
215 ILCS 5/352from Ch. 73, par. 964
215 ILCS 5/352b
215 ILCS 5/356afrom Ch. 73, par. 968a
215 ILCS 5/356bfrom Ch. 73, par. 968b
215 ILCS 5/356dfrom Ch. 73, par. 968d
215 ILCS 5/356efrom Ch. 73, par. 968e
215 ILCS 5/356ffrom Ch. 73, par. 968f
215 ILCS 5/356Kfrom Ch. 73, par. 968K
215 ILCS 5/356Lfrom Ch. 73, par. 968L
215 ILCS 5/356r
215 ILCS 5/356s
215 ILCS 5/356z.3
215 ILCS 5/356z.33
215 ILCS 5/367afrom Ch. 73, par. 979a
215 ILCS 5/370efrom Ch. 73, par. 982e
215 ILCS 5/370ifrom Ch. 73, par. 982i
215 ILCS 5/408from Ch. 73, par. 1020
215 ILCS 5/412from Ch. 73, par. 1024
215 ILCS 5/531.03from Ch. 73, par. 1065.80-3
215 ILCS 5/362a rep.
215 ILCS 124/5
215 ILCS 124/10
215 ILCS 125/4.5-1
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 125/5-3.1
215 ILCS 130/4002.1
305 ILCS 5/5-16.9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that certain coverage requirements apply to an individual policy of accident and health insurance (currently, a policy of accident and health insurance). Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or a managed care plan must not require authorization or referral by the plan, issuer, or any person, including a primary care provider, for any covered individual who seeks coverage for certain obstetrical or gynecological care. Provides that if a policy, contract, or certificate requires or allows a covered individual to designate a primary care provider and provides coverage for any obstetrical or gynecological care, the insurer shall provide the notice required under specified federal regulations in all circumstances required under those regulations. Makes changes in provisions concerning post-parturition care. Changes the language required in the disclosure of a limited benefit. Increases the fee for filing a plan of division of a domestic stock company and for filing an insurance business transfer plan. Makes changes in provisions concerning fraud reporting; coverage for epinephrine injectors; blanket accident and health insurance; authorization of policies, agreements, or arrangements with incentives or limits on reimbursement; and refunds and penalties. Repeals a provision concerning the application of certain provisions. Amends the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Changes references from "woman's principal health care provider" to "obstetrical and gynecological health care professional". Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code to make conforming changes. Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Makes changes to the required disclosures. Provides that health maintenance organizations are subject to certain coverage requirements for pharmacy testing, screening, vaccinations, and treatment; for proton beam therapy; for children with neuromuscular, neurological, or cognitive impairment; and for no-cost mental health prevention and wellness visits. Effective immediately, except that certain provisions are effective January 1, 2025.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 5/155.23
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 375/6.11
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.4 new
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3f
215 ILCS 5/356z.30a rep.
215 ILCS 130/4003from Ch. 73, par. 1504-3
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Further amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Repeals a provision requiring certain policies to offer, for an additional premium and subject to the insurer's standard of insurability, optional coverage or optional reimbursement for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals when a hearing care professional prescribes a hearing instrument to augment communication. Makes conforming changes. In a provision concerning the scope of the Casualty Insurance, Fidelity Bonds and Surety Contracts Article, includes certain policies that are not otherwise excluded under the Unauthorized Companies Article. Removes changes to a provision concerning fraud reporting. Further amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, and the School Code. Requires coverage or reimbursement for hearing aids. Makes other changes. Amends the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to make a conforming change. Effective immediately, except that certain provisions are effective January 1, 2025.

House Committee Amendment No. 3
Provides that "tax due" means the full amount due for the applicable tax period (rather than that year) under specified provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/8/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/8/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Insurance Committee
  3/20/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/20/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Insurance Committee
  3/25/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/25/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Insurance Committee
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Insurance Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Adopted in Insurance Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/2/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 012-000-000
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled
  4/3/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2024HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  4/19/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 095-000-000

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