IL HB2892 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-03-08 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that no medical provider shall be reimbursed for a supply of prescriptions filled outside of a licensed pharmacy except when there exists no licensed pharmacy within 5 miles of the prescribing physician's practice. Provides that, if there exists no licensed pharmacy within 5 miles of the prescribing physician's practice, no medical provider shall be reimbursed for a prescription, the supply of which lasts for longer than 72 hours from the date of injury or 24 hours from the date of first referral to the medical service provider, whichever is greater, filled and dispensed outside of a licensed pharmacy. Provides that the limitations on filling and dispensing prescriptions do not apply if there exists a pre-arranged agreement between the medical provider and a preferred provider program regarding the filling of prescriptions outside a licensed pharmacy.

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2018-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-14HouseTo Workers Compensation Subcommittee
2017-03-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2017-03-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
2017-03-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
2017-03-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
2017-03-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2017-02-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler

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8203058.2Amended CodeCitation Text

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