92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0245
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   210 ILCS 85/11.4 new                                                        
   305 ILCS 5/5-16.7a new                                                      

        Amends the Hospital Licensing Act.  Provides that no hospital may      
   promulgate policies or implement practices  that  determine  differing      
   standards of obstetrical care based upon a patient's source of payment      
   or  ability  to pay for medical services and requires each hospital to      
   provide a copy of its written policy reflecting this to the Department      
   of Public Health and to post written notices of  this  policy  in  the      
   obstetrical  admitting  areas of the hospital by July 1, 2001. Amends       
   the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Public        
   Aid shall provide reimbursement to medical providers for epidural           
   anesthesia services in accordance with the guidelines of the American       
   College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Effective immediately.          
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Public Health)                            
          HB 245 creates no fiscal impact on the Department of Public          
          Health, but would have an impact upon the Department of Public       
   JAN-18-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   JAN-30-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-30-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   JAN-31-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HEALTH CARE           
   FEB-14-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    YARBROUGH             
   MAR-14-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   MAR-14-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               HEALTH CARE           
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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