Comments: IL SB1096 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a health plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide coverage of diagnostic testing for enrollees that is performed by a testing provider in accordance with specified federal and State COVID-19 testing requirements, and that diagnostic testing for enrollees shall be considered medically necessary. Provides that a health plan may inquire as to whether an enrollee is an employee of the long-term care facility but shall not require further evidence or verification of the enrollee's employment status. Provides that the coverage requirements set forth in the provisions shall only apply when specified federal and State testing requirements are in effect. Provides that any failure to provide coverage of diagnostic testing pursuant to the provisions shall be deemed a failure to substantially comply with this Code. Provides that the provisions are repealed on January 1, 2022. Defines terms. Makes corresponding changes in the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Repeals the COVID-19 Medically Necessary Diagnostic Testing Act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-06-25 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0034 [SB1096 Detail]

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