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Full Text of HB5604  99th General Assembly




HB5604 EngrossedLRB099 18291 EGJ 42663 b

1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by adding
5Section 356z.24 as follows:
6    (215 ILCS 5/356z.24 new)
7    Sec. 356z.24. Coverage for treatment of pediatric
8autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with
9streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset
10neuropsychiatric syndrome. A group or individual policy of
11accident and health insurance or managed care plan that is
12amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date
13of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly shall
14offer, for an additional premium and subject to the insurer's
15standard of insurability, optional coverage for treatment of
16pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated
17with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset
18neuropsychiatric syndrome, including, but not limited to, the
19use of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.
20    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
21becoming law.