(215 ILCS 123/10)
Sec. 10. Definitions. Words and phrases used in this Act, unless defined in this Section, have the meanings attributed to them in Section 5 of the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
"Director" means the Director of Insurance.
"Employer" means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, firm, corporation, association, or any other legal entity that has one or more employees and is legally doing business in this State. "Employer" includes employers as defined in the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
"Health insurance contract", "group or master health insurance contract" and "insurance" refer to the forms of insurance obligations which a "risk-bearer" as defined in this Section has been authorized to issue.
"Risk-bearer" means an insurance company licensed in this State and authorized to transact the kinds of business described in clause (b) of Class 1 and clause (a) of Class 2 of Section 4 of the Illinois Insurance Code and entities authorized under the Health Maintenance Organization Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-715, eff. 1-1-13.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015