Comments: IL SB1660 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-05 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB1660 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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