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Full Text of HB3182  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/26/2007, by Rep. Tom Cross


215 ILCS 125/2-3.1   from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1405.1

    Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning drug products.

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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Health Maintenance Organization Act is
5 amended by changing Section 2-3.1 as follows:
6     (215 ILCS 125/2-3.1)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1405.1)
7     Sec. 2-3.1. (a) No health maintenance organization shall
8 cause to be dispensed any drug other than that that prescribed
9 by a physician. Nothing herein shall prohibit drug product
10 selection under Section 3.14 of the "Illinois Food, Drug and
11 Cosmetic Act", approved June 29, 1967, as amended, and in
12 accordance with the requirements of Section 25 of the "Pharmacy
13 Practice Act of 1987", approved September 24, 1987, as amended.
14     (b) No health maintenance organization shall include in any
15 contract with any physician providing for health care services
16 any provision requiring such physician to prescribe any
17 particular drug product to any enrollee unless the enrollee is
18 a hospital in-patient where such drug product may be permitted
19 pursuant to written guidelines or procedures previously
20 established by a pharmaceutical or therapeutics committee of a
21 hospital, approved by the medical staff of such hospital and
22 specifically approved, in writing, by the prescribing
23 physician for his or her patients in such hospital, and unless



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1 it is compounded, dispensed or sold by a pharmacy located in a
2 hospital, as defined in Section 3 of the Hospital Licensing Act
3 or a hospital organized under "An Act in relation to the
4 founding and operation of the University of Illinois Hospital
5 and the conduct of University of Illinois health care
6 programs", approved July 3, 1931, as amended.
7 (Source: P.A. 85-1246.)