Illinois Senate Bill 68–Action Needed!

The following bill, Illinois Senate Bill 68 will come up on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 4 p.m. in Springfield.   Please plan to attend if you can.  Please call your Senator immediately and tell them to support this historical bill which will provide hearing aid coverage via insurance for all ages:

BILL:  Amends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals when a hearing care professional prescribes a hearing instrument. Provides that an insurer shall provide coverage for up to $2,500 per hearing aid per insured’s hearing impaired ear subject to certain restrictions. Provides that an insurer shall not be required to pay a claim if the insured filed such a claim 36 months prior to the date of filing the claim with the insurer and the claim was paid by any insurer. Effective immediately

 

STATUS:  Assigned to Insurance;  hearing on Thursday, March 5th at 4 p.m.

Here’s a list of all Illinois Senators:

Current Illinois Senators and their contact information.

Take a moment today to call your Senator and tell them:

The time is now to provide hearing aid coverage through insurance for Illinois residents!

 

 

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