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 Bill Status of HB0439  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  POST-MASTECTOMY CARE

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Keith Farnham - Linda Chapa LaVia - Luis Arroyo - Jehan A. Gordon, Greg Harris, Michael K. Smith and Emily McAsey

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/356t

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the Section concerning post-mastectomy care, requires insurance companies to provide coverage for (1) a minimum of 24 hours of inpatient care following a lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer or (2) a minimum of 48 hours of inpatient care following a mastectomy or breast conserving surgery for the treatment of breast cancer. Prohibits insurance companies from giving incentives or penalties to physicians or providers. Provides that insurance companies must provide notice of the required coverage to each participant and beneficiary. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/4/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  2/9/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/9/2009HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/18/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  3/6/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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