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215 ILCS 5/370g

    (215 ILCS 5/370g) (from Ch. 73, par. 982g)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-409)
    Sec. 370g. Definitions. As used in this Article, the following definitions apply:
    (a) "Health care services" means health care services or products rendered or sold by a provider within the scope of the provider's license or legal authorization. The term includes, but is not limited to, hospital, medical, surgical, dental, vision and pharmaceutical services or products.
    (b) "Insurer" means an insurance company or a health service corporation authorized in this State to issue policies or subscriber contracts which reimburse for expenses of health care services.
    (c) "Insured" means an individual entitled to reimbursement for expenses of health care services under a policy or subscriber contract issued or administered by an insurer.
    (d) "Provider" means an individual or entity duly licensed or legally authorized to provide health care services.
    (e) "Noninstitutional provider" means any person licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987, as now or hereafter amended.
    (f) "Beneficiary" means an individual entitled to reimbursement for expenses of or the discount of provider fees for health care services under a program where the beneficiary has an incentive to utilize the services of a provider which has entered into an agreement or arrangement with an administrator.
    (g) "Administrator" means any person, partnership or corporation, other than an insurer or health maintenance organization holding a certificate of authority under the "Health Maintenance Organization Act", as now or hereafter amended, that arranges, contracts with, or administers contracts with a provider whereby beneficiaries are provided an incentive to use the services of such provider.
    (h) "Emergency medical condition" means a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in:
        (1) placing the health of the individual (or, with
    
respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman or her unborn child) in serious jeopardy;
        (2) serious impairment to bodily functions; or
        (3) serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.
(Source: P.A. 91-617, eff. 1-1-00.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-409)
    Sec. 370g. Definitions. As used in this Article, the following definitions apply:
    (a) "Health care services" means health care services or products rendered or sold by a provider within the scope of the provider's license or legal authorization. The term includes, but is not limited to, hospital, medical, surgical, dental, vision and pharmaceutical services or products.
    (b) "Insurer" means an insurance company or a health service corporation authorized in this State to issue policies or subscriber contracts which reimburse for expenses of health care services.
    (c) "Insured" means an individual entitled to reimbursement for expenses of health care services under a policy or subscriber contract issued or administered by an insurer.
    (d) "Provider" means an individual or entity duly licensed or legally authorized to provide health care services.
    (e) "Noninstitutional provider" means any person licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987, as now or hereafter amended.
    (f) "Beneficiary" means an individual entitled to reimbursement for expenses of or the discount of provider fees for health care services under a program where the beneficiary has an incentive to utilize the services of a provider which has entered into an agreement or arrangement with an administrator.
    (g) "Administrator" means any person, partnership or corporation, other than an insurer or health maintenance organization holding a certificate of authority under the "Health Maintenance Organization Act", as now or hereafter amended, that arranges, contracts with, or administers contracts with a provider whereby beneficiaries are provided an incentive to use the services of such provider.
    (h) "Emergency medical condition" has the meaning given to that term in Section 10 of the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act.
(Source: P.A. 102-409, eff. 1-1-22.)