IL HB2907 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-25 - House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a physician or other licensed health care professional be physically present in the same room as the patient for the entire time during which the patient is receiving telepsychiatry services. Provides that the Department shall not require that a physician or other licensed healthcare professional be physically present in the same room as the patient for the entire time during which the patient is receiving telemedicine services. Defines "telemedicine" as the use of a telecommunication system to provide medical services for the purpose of evaluation and treatment when the patient is at one location and the rendering provider is at another location.

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Title

DHFS-TELEMEDICINE-REQUIRMNTS

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-04-25HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
2017-04-24HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
2017-04-17HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-17HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2017-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-08HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2017-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2017-03-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
2017-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
2017-02-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
30555-5.25Amended CodeCitation Text
30555-5.25aNew CodeSee Bill Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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