IL SB1187 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-2)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-28 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Right to Shop Act. Requires a carrier offering a health plan to develop and implement a program that provides incentives for enrollees in a health plan who elect to receive a comparable health care service from a provider that collects less than the average in-network allowed amount paid by that carrier to a network provider for that comparable health care service. Provides how incentives may be calculated, distributed, and offered. Requires the carrier to file a description of the health care service incentive program with the Department of Insurance. Requires a carrier to establish an interactive mechanism on its website to enable an enrollee to request the estimated amount the carrier would pay to a network provider for a comparable health care service. Requires the Director of Central Management Services to conduct an analysis on the cost effectiveness of implementing an incentive-based program for current enrollees and retirees of the State group health benefits plan. Requires a program found to be cost effective to be implemented as part of the next open enrollment. Effective immediately.

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2019-03-28SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2019-03-22SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
2019-03-20SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (IN)
2019-03-06SenatePostponed - Insurance
2019-03-06SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Christopher Belt
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
2019-03-06SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
2019-03-06SenateSponsor Removed Sen. John F. Curran
2019-03-06SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Sue Rezin
2019-03-05SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
2019-03-05SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Brian W. Stewart
2019-03-05SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
2019-03-05SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
2019-03-05SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2019-02-21SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
2019-02-20SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
2019-02-13SenateAssigned to Insurance
2019-02-05SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-02-05SenateFirst Reading
2019-02-05SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jim Oberweis

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