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 Bill Status of HB5230  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS CD-PROTON THERAPY COVERAGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael D. Unes - Deb Conroy - Norine K. Hammond - André Thapedi - Jonathan Carroll and Mark Batinick

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356z.43 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021 shall cover a medically necessary hypofractionated proton therapy protocol to deliver a biological effective dose by paying the same aggregate amount as would be paid for the delivery of the same biological effective dose with a standard radiation therapy protocol delivered with intensity modulated radiation therapy for the same indication if specified conditions are satisfied. Provides standards concerning the aggregate amount chargeable to or payable by an eligible patient for a covered course of hypofractionated proton therapy. Provides that proton therapy coverage may not impose an annual deductible, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing limitation that is greater than that required for radiation therapy and other similar benefits within the insurance policy or contract. Defines terms. Effective January 1, 2021.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael D. Unes
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  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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