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Title:Task Force on Disability Income Insurance and Parity for Behavioral Health Conditions
Contact Name:Department of Insurance
Function:The task force shall: (1) review existing plans and policies for individual and group short-term and long-term disability income insurance issued, delivered, and offered in the State; (2) compare coverage provided by short-term and long-term disability income insurance policies for behavioral health conditions with coverage provided by such policies for physical conditions and the reasons for differences in coverage; (3) gather information on the cost of requiring individual and group short-term and long-term disability income insurance to cover behavioral health conditions at parity with physical conditions; and (4) provide recommendations on the economic feasibility and cost effectiveness of requiring individual and group short-term and long-term disability income insurance to cover behavioral health conditions. Any of the findings, recommendations, and other information determined by the task force to be relevant shall be made available on the Department's website.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:The task force shall be comprised of the following members: (1) 2 representatives of the disability income insurance industry appointed by the Governor. (2) 2 experts in the behavioral health conditions and treatment industry appointed by the Governor. (3) 2 consumers of disability income insurance who have experienced or are experiencing a behavioral health condition appointed by the Governor. (4) One member of the General Assembly appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. (5) One member of the General Assembly appointed by the President of the Senate. (6) One member of the General Assembly appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. (7) One member of the General Assembly appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate.
Chair:Elected by the Task Force
Authority:215 ILCS 5/370c.2

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Carroll, Rep. Jonathan8/13/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberState Representative
Syverson, Sen. Dave8/13/2019Minority Leader of the SenateMemberState Senator
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentatives of the Disability Income Insurance Industry
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentatives of the Disability Income Insurance Industry
VACANTGovernorMemberExperts in the Behavioral Health Conditions and Treatment Industry
VACANTGovernorMember Experts in the Behavioral Health Conditions and Treatment Industry
VACANTGovernorMemberConsumers of Disability Income Insurance who have Experienced or are Experiencing a Behavioral Health Condition
VACANTGovernorMemberConsumers of Disability Income Insurance who have Experienced or are Experiencing a Behavioral Health Condition
VACANTPresident of the SenateMemberState Senator
VACANTMinority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberState Representative