Senator Michael Frerichs is sponsoring a subject matter hearing, chaired by William Haine, on State Employees Group Health Insurance Healthcare Benefit Options on Monday, May 23 at 9 AM in Room 212 of the State Capitol. Notice of the hearing is posted on the Illinois General Assembly Website at http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/hearing.asp?CommitteeID=914.
University of Illinois representatives will speak on behalf of our employees in support of a cost effective and reasonably convenient HMO option, which provides continuity of care and access to local physicians and specialists.
This is a public hearing where those who attend may have the opportunity to voice their views and concerns about the State's managed care plan decision. University employees who attend the hearing during work hours, operations permitting and with prior approval from their supervisor, will need to use vacation leave in accordance with University policy.