Bill Text: IL HB2959 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusion with respect to that plan or coverage.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 30-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-24 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. [HB2959 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB2959-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB2959

Introduced , by Rep. Laura Fine

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
215 ILCS 5/356z.25 new

Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusion with respect to that plan or coverage.
LRB100 10537 SMS 20753 b

A BILL FOR

HB2959LRB100 10537 SMS 20753 b
1 AN ACT concerning regulation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by adding
5Section 356z.25 as follows:
6 (215 ILCS 5/356z.25 new)
7 Sec. 356z.25. Preexisting condition exclusion. No policy
8of individual or group accident and health insurance issued,
9amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date
10of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly may impose
11any preexisting condition exclusion, as defined in the Illinois
12Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, with
13respect to such plan or coverage.
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