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   215 ILCS 125/2-8          from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1407.01                    
   410 ILCS 50/3.3 new                                                         
   410 ILCS 50/4             from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5404                       
   820 ILCS 305/8            from Ch. 48, par. 138.8                           

        Amends  the  Health  Maintenance  Organization  Act  and  Medical      
   Patient Rights Act.  Provides that a health care provider may not bill      
   patients for services except for applicable deductibles or  copayments      
   or for services not covered when the health care provider has provided      
   the  services  under  a  contract  with an insurance company or health      
   maintenance organization under which  the  health  care  provider  has      
   agreed not to seek payment from patients.  Provides for enforcement by      
   the  Director  of  Insurance.    Amends the Workers' Compensation Act.      
   Provides that a provider of medical services or  related  services  or      
   items  to an injured employee agrees to be bound by charges or payment      
   levels allowed by the Industrial Commission.  Provides  that  disputes      
   regarding  reasonableness  of  fees  or  charges  shall be resolved in      
   accordance with the Act or the  Workers'  Occupational  Diseases  Act.      
   Prohibits  a  provider,  employer,  or  insurance carrier from seeking      
   payment  for  services  or  items   from   an   employee.    Effective      
   FEB-07-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-07-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
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