92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1340
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INS PROVIDER CONTRCTS                                                      

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois  Insurance  Code.  Creates  the  Fairness  in      
   Health  Care Services Contracting Law. Provides that the Department of      
   Insurance shall regulate contracts between health  care  professionals      
   and  providers  and  insurance  companies  that  maintain   panels  or      
   networks  of providers. Prohibits unfair or misleading contracts. Sets      
   forth  prohibited  contract  terms  and   required   contract   terms.      
   Authorizes  recovery  of  attorney's  fees when a company's actions or      
   delays in settling claims are vexatious and unreasonable.                   
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          215 ILCS 5/351E-5 new                                                
          215 ILCS 5/351E-10 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-15 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-20 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-25 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-30 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-35 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-40 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-45 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-50 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-55 new                                               
          215 ILCS 5/351E-60 new                                               
        Deletes all substantive provisions.  Provides only a short title.      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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