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 Bill Status of HB4789  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS-HEALTH CARE FOR VETERANS

House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel Swanson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/6.17 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.9 new
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.9 new
215 ILCS 124/5
215 ILCS 124/35 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the program of health benefits for persons in the service of the State, a self-insuring county, or a self-insuring municipality may not deny a claim from a medical facility operated by the Veterans Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on the basis that the medical facility is an out-of-network provider and may not impose a deductible, coinsurance, copayment, or any other cost-sharing requirement on a claim from a medical facility operated by the Veterans Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs unless cost sharing is applied to such a claim from an in-network provider. Amends the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that an insurer providing a network plan may not deny a claim from a medical facility operated by the Veterans Health Administration on the basis that the medical facility is a non-preferred provider and may not impose a deductible, coinsurance, copayment, or any other cost-sharing requirement on a claim from a medical facility operated by the Veterans Health Administration unless cost sharing is applied to such a claim from a preferred provider. Defines "Veterans Health Administration".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Swanson
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/12/2020HouseTo Health Insurance Subcommittee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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