HB 3308 – IllinoisStatus: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2021
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Includes the delivery of covered health care services by way of telephone usage in the definition of “telehealth services”. Provides that health care services that are covered under an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance must be covered when delivered via telehealth services when clinically appropriate, subject to specified conditions (rather than requiring an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance to comply with specified conditions if it provides coverage for telehealth services). Provides that patient cost-sharing may be no more than if the health care service were delivered in person. Provides that no excepted benefit policy may deny or reduce any benefit to a patient based on the use of clinically appropriate telehealth services in the course of satisfying the policy’s benefit criteria.
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