92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1889
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INS HOSPITAL FOR DENTAL                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the coverage mandate provisions of the Illinois  Insurance      
   Code.    Provides  that  health  benefit  coverage for persons who are      
   disabled must include  coverage  for  hospital  and  medical  expenses      
   incurred in conjunction with dental services by disabled insureds           
   because of the insured's disability.                                        
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Insurance)                                
          House Bill 1889 would have no fiscal impact to the Department.       
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          215 ILCS 5/356z.1 new                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          215 ILCS 5/356z.2 new                                                
        Replaces  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends  the      
   Illinois Insurance Code in relation to coverage for  medical  services      
   in  connection with dental services for the disabled.  Provides only a      
   Section caption.                                                            
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 375/6.11                                                      
          215 ILCS 125/5-3                from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2        
          215 ILCS 165/10                 from Ch. 32, par. 604                
        Replaces  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.  Amends   the      
   Illinois  Insurance Code to require coverage for charges incurred, and      
   anesthetics provided, in conjunction with dental care  provided  in  a      
   hospital or ambulatory surgical treatment center to children age 6 or       
   under, persons requiring hospitalization or general anesthesia for          
   dental care, and disabled individuals.   Amends  the  State  Employees      
   Group  Insurance Act of 1971, the Health Maintenance Organization Act,      
   and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require  that  coverage      
   under those Acts.  Excludes certain limited coverage policies from the      
   scope of the bill.                                                          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4.                                                
        Removes eating as a qualifying life activity  the  impairment  of      
   which  triggers  coverage  for hospital, ambulatory surgical treatment      
   center, and anesthesia costs incurred in connection with dental care.       
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0764

   Last action date: AUG-06-2002

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   3


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