The following is the exact text of the Illinois Fertility Preservation bill also known as HB 2617
Sec. 356z.29. Coverage for fertility preservation services.
(a) As used in this Section: (Definitions)
“Iatrogenic infertility” means in impairment of fertility by surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or other medical treatment affecting reproductive organs or processes.
“May directly or indirectly cause” means the likely possibility that treatment will cause a side effect of infertility, based upon current evidence-based standards of care established by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or other national medical associations that follow current evidence-based standards of care.
“Standard fertility preservation services” means procedures based upon current evidence-based standards of care established by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or other national medical associations that follow current evidence-based standards of care.
(b) An individual or group policy of accident and health insurance amended, delivered, issued, or renewed in this State after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly must provide coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a necessary medical treatment may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility to an enrollee.
(c) In determining coverage pursuant to this Section, an insurer shall not discriminate based on an individual’s expected length of life, present or predicted disability, degree of medical dependency, quality of life, or other health conditions, nor based on personal characteristics, including age, sex, sexual orientation, or marital status.
(d) If, at any time before or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, or its successor agency, promulgates rules or regulations to be published in the Federal Register, publishes a comment in the Federal Register, or issues an opinion, guidance, or other action that would require the State, pursuant to any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Pub. L. 111–148), including, but not limited to, 42 U.S.C. 18031(d)(3)(B) or any successor provision, to defray the cost of coverage for fertility preservation services, then this Section is inoperative with respect to all such coverage other than that authorized under Section 1902 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1396a, and the State shall not assume any obligation for the cost of coverage for fertility preservation services.