SB 3120 – Illinois

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2020

Creates the Uniform Electronic Transactions in Health Care Billing Act. Requires all health plan carriers and health care providers to exchange claims and eligibility information electronically using the companion guides, implementation guides, timelines, and standard electronic data interchange transactions for claims submissions, payments, and verification of benefits required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in order to be compensable by the health plan carrier. Provides that no health plan carrier or health care provider may add to or modify the uniform companion guides. Provides that the Act applies to all health plan carriers. Grants the Director of Insurance the right to investigate complaints filed under the Act. Sets forth criteria for complaints filed under the Act. Requires the Department of Insurance to adopt rules, and allows the Department to establish exemptions to the Act by regulation. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

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