Bill Text: IL HB2544 | 2013-2014 | 98th General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Creates the Accountable Care Organization Clinical Laboratory Testing Advisory Board Act. Provides that every accountable care organization providing diagnosis and treatment for patients in this State must establish an advisory board to consider and recommend guidelines or protocols for clinical laboratory testing. Provides that the membership of a clinical laboratory testing advisory board must include at least one physician who is legally affiliated with the accountable care organization and is a medical director of a clinical laboratory that is providing services for the accountable care organization. Provides that an advisory board may make recommendations to the accountable care organization's governing board for the adoption of guidelines or protocols with respect to clinical laboratory testing. Provides that nothing in the Act requires an accountable care organization's governing board to adopt a clinical laboratory testing guideline or protocol recommended by the accountable care organization's advisory board. Effective January 1, 2014.

Status: (Engrossed) 2014-04-23 - Assigned to Public Health [HB2544 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2013-HB2544-Amended.html

Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond

Filed: 3/27/2014

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2 AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2544 on page 2, line
34, after "2-104", by inserting "of the Illinois Clinical
4Laboratory and Blood Bank Act"; and
5on page 2, line 6, before the period, by inserting "or a
6pathologist designated by such a medical director"; and
7on page 2, line 24, by changing "2014" to "2015".