assembly Bill A5756

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits approved providers of child health insurance coverage from discriminating against health care providers not participating in the insurers network

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2010 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.401
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 16, 2009 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 05, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.201
Mar 03, 2009 reported
Feb 19, 2009 referred to health

A5756 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2511, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2550
2013-2014: A4045
2015-2016: A2918
2017-2018: A3866
2019-2020: A3654

A5756 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits approved organizations providing coverage under the child health insurance plan from discriminating against health care providers which do not participate in the organization's health care network.

A5756 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5756

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  approved  organizations in the child health insurance plan from limit-
  ing the participation of certain health care providers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 7 of section 2511 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) NO APPROVED ORGANIZATION SHALL PROHIBIT OR IN ANY  WAY  LIMIT  THE
PROVISION  OF  COVERED HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER ON
THE GROUNDS THAT SUCH PROVIDER CHOOSES NOT TO PARTICIPATE  IN  A  HEALTH
CARE  NETWORK  MAINTAINED BY SUCH APPROVED ORGANIZATION TO SERVE COMMER-
CIAL INSUREDS, ENROLLEES OR SUBSCRIBERS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09306-01-9