2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 215 - INSURANCE
215 ILCS 115/ - Employees Dental Freedom of Choice Act.

(215 ILCS 115/1) (from Ch. 32, par. 690.71)
Sec. 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Employees Dental Freedom of Choice Act.
(Source: P.A. 84-426.)


(215 ILCS 115/2) (from Ch. 32, par. 690.72)
Sec. 2. Any employer, group or organization that pays or contributes to the premium of a group health insurance plan or a dental service plan corporation which provides dental coverage to eligible employees or members of such employer, group or organization only upon the condition that such employees or members obtain dental services from a list of dentists or groups of dentists approved by the insurer or dental service corporation shall provide an alternative plan whereby the employees or members may obtain services from dentists not on the list approved by such insurer or dental service corporation. Where an employee or member elects such alternative plan, the employer, group or organization shall contribute the same dollar amount toward the payment of dental services under the alternative plan as such employer, group or organization would have contributed under the original plan. Nothing in this Section requires the commingling of costs and claims experience between the two plans.
(Source: P.A. 84-426.)


(215 ILCS 115/3) (from Ch. 32, par. 690.73)
Sec. 3. Insurers and dental service plan corporations in this State which provide group insurance or prepaid health care that includes dental care only upon the condition that the insured or the person entitled to make a claim under the plan obtain services only from a list of dentists or groups of dentists approved by the insurer or dental service plan corporation shall advise the employer, group or organization of the requirements of Section 1 during the course of marketing or renewal of such health care policies.
(Source: P.A. 84-426.)


(215 ILCS 115/4) (from Ch. 32, par. 690.74)
Sec. 4. Any person or entity which knowingly violates any provision of this Act shall be guilty of a business offense.
(Source: P.A. 84-426.)


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