IL HB2694 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-4)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-06 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved for coverage by the plan for a medical condition, the plan's prescribing provider continues to prescribe the drug for the medical condition, and the patient continues to be an enrollee of the health care plan. Provides specific prohibited modifications of drug coverage in the health plan. Provides that the provisions do not prohibit a health care plan from requiring a pharmacist to effect generic substitutions of prescription drugs. Provides that the provisions do not prohibit the addition of prescription drugs to a health care plan's list of covered drugs during the coverage year. Effective immediately.

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Title

PATIENT RIGHTS-TRANSITION

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-04-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-04-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
2017-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2017-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2017-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2017-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
2017-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris

Code Citations

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