Illinois Compiled Statutes 215 ILCS 105 Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act. Section 14

    (215 ILCS 105/14) (from Ch. 73, par. 1314)

    Sec. 14. Confidentiality.

    (a) All steps necessary under State and Federal law to protect confidentiality of applicants and covered persons shall be undertaken by the board to prevent the identification of individual records of persons covered under the Plan, rejected by the Plan, or who become ineligible for further participation in the Plan. Procedures shall be written by the board to assure the confidentiality of records of persons covered under, rejected by, or who become ineligible for further participation in, the Plan when gathering and submitting data to the board or any other entity.

    (b) The information submitted to the board by hospitals pursuant to this Act shall be privileged and confidential, and shall not be disclosed in any manner. The foregoing includes, but shall not be limited to, disclosure, inspection or copying under The Freedom of Information Act, The State Records Act, and paragraph (1) of Section 404 of the Illinois Insurance Code. However, the prohibitions stated in this subsection shall not apply to the compilations of information assembled by the board pursuant to subsections c. and e. of Section 3 of this Act.

(Source: P.A. 90-30, eff. 7-1-97.)

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