IL HB1229 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-27 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange Law. Provides that the Department of Insurance has the authority to operate the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange. Provides that the Director of Insurance may require plans in the individual market to be made available for comparison on the exchange, but may not require all plans be purchased exclusively on the exchange. Provides that the Director may require that plans offered on the exchange conform with standardized plan designs. Provides that the Director may apply a monthly assessment to each health benefits plan sold in the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange according to specified rates. Provides that the Director shall establish an advisory committee to provide advice to the Director concerning the operation of the exchange and that the advisory committee shall include specified members. Provides that the Department shall also have the authority to coordinate the operations of the exchange with the operations of the State Medicaid program and the FamilyCare Program to determine eligibility for those programs as soon as practicable. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules. Removes provisions concerning small employer health insurance coverage and markets. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2024.

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2023-03-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-16HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-16HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-01HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-02-28HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 009-005-000
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
2023-02-17HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
2023-02-07HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
2023-01-31HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-01-31HouseFirst Reading
2023-01-18HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones

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2151225-5Amended CodeCitation Text

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