HB 4055 – Illinois

Status: In Process
Year Introduced: 2023
Link: https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=4055&GAID=17&GA=103&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=149849&SessionID=112

Amends the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Changes the definition of “emergency services” to provide that for the purposes of the provisions, emergency services are not required to be provided in the emergency department of a hospital. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a health insurance issuer or a contracted utilization review organization may not require prior authorization or approval by the health plan for emergency services.

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