HB 1081

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 96th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Dhfs-Dfpr-Health Insurance


Creates the Illinois Family and Employers Health Care Act. Creates the Illinois Guaranteed Option Act to make health insurance plans and HMOs affordable and accessible. Creates the Illinois Guaranteed Option Premium Assistance Program Act and amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to provide for health insurance premium assistance. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code and other Acts; creates the Office of Patient Protection within the Division of Insurance of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Creates the Comprehensive Healthcare Workforce Planning Act to provide an ongoing assessment of health care workforce trends and other matters. Amends the Loan Repayment Assistance for Physicians Act; changes the short title to the Loan Repayment Assistance for Physicians, Dentists, and Allied Health Professionals Act and adds provisions to cover dentists and allied health professionals. Creates the Community Health Provider Targeted Expansion Act to establish a program of grants for community health providers. Creates the Illinois Efficiency, Quality and Cost Containment Initiative Act to develop a 5-year strategic plan in connection with health care services for chronic conditions. Creates the Illinois Shared Responsibility and Shared Opportunity Assessment Act; imposes on employers a tax on the wages paid to Illinois employees; makes the tax applicable to wages paid on or after January 1, 2010, and requires payment of the tax beginning July 1, 2011.

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Jan 11, 2011


Session Sine Die

Mar 31, 2009


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May

Mar 13, 2009


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 05, 2009


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner

Feb 20, 2009


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang

Feb 18, 2009


Assigned to Insurance Committee

Feb 11, 2009


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg


Referred to Rules Committee


First Reading

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