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Full Text of HB0069  102nd General Assembly

HB0069 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB0069

 

Introduced 1/14/2021, by Rep. Mary E. Flowers

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
110 ILCS 330/8d new
210 ILCS 85/6.28 new
410 ILCS 50/3.5 new

    Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that before using any diagnostic algorithm to diagnose a patient, a hospital must first confirm that the diagnostic algorithm has been certified by the Department of Public Health and the Department of Innovation and Technology, has been shown to achieve as or more accurate diagnostic results than other diagnostic means, and is not the only method of diagnosis available to a patient. Amends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that a patient has the right to be told when a diagnostic algorithm will be used to diagnose them. Provides that before a diagnostic algorithm is used to diagnose a patient, the patient must first be presented with the option of being diagnosed without the diagnostic algorithm and consent to the diagnostic algorithm's use.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The University of Illinois Hospital Act is
5amended by adding Section 8d as follows:
 
6    (110 ILCS 330/8d new)
7    Sec. 8d. Diagnostic algorithm. Before using any
8diagnostic algorithm to diagnose a patient, the University of
9Illinois Hospital must first confirm all of the following:
10        (1) The diagnostic algorithm has been certified by the
11    Department of Public Health and the Department of
12    Innovation and Technology.
13        (2) The diagnostic algorithm has been shown to achieve
14    as or more accurate diagnostic results than other
15    diagnostic means.
16        (3) The diagnostic algorithm is not the only method of
17    diagnosis available to a patient.
 
18    Section 10. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by
19adding Section 6.28 as follows:
 
20    (210 ILCS 85/6.28 new)
21    Sec. 6.28. Diagnostic algorithm. Before using any

 

 

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1diagnostic algorithm to diagnose a patient, a hospital
2licensed under this Act must first confirm all of the
3following:
4        (1) The diagnostic algorithm has been certified by the
5    Department of Public Health and the Department of
6    Innovation and Technology.
7        (2) The diagnostic algorithm has been shown to achieve
8    as or more accurate diagnostic results than other
9    diagnostic means.
10        (3) The diagnostic algorithm is not the only method of
11    diagnosis available to a patient.
 
12    Section 15. The Medical Patient Rights Act is amended by
13adding Section 3.5 as follows:
 
14    (410 ILCS 50/3.5 new)
15    Sec. 3.5. Diagnostic algorithm. A patient has the right to
16be told when a diagnostic algorithm will be used to diagnose
17him or her. Before a diagnostic algorithm is used to diagnose a
18patient, the patient must first:
19        (1) be presented with the option of being diagnosed
20    without the diagnostic algorithm; and
21        (2) consent to the diagnostic algorithm's use.