assembly Bill A1946

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires insurance companies to provide coverage for the vaccine against human papilloma virus

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to insurance
Jan 12, 2011 referred to insurance

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A1946 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4708
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A7489, S2909

A1946 - Summary

Requires insurance companies to provide coverage for the vaccine against human papilloma virus.

A1946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1946

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law,  in  relation  to  the  provision  of
  preventive and primary care services

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

  Section 1. Clauses (ii) and (iii) of subparagraph (B) of paragraph  17
of  subsection  (i)  of  section  3216 of the insurance law, as added by
chapter 728 of the laws of 1993, are amended and a new  clause  (iv)  is
added to read as follows:
  (ii)  at  each visit, services in accordance with the prevailing clin-
ical standards of  such  designated  association,  including  a  medical
history,  a  complete  physical  examination,  developmental assessment,
anticipatory guidance, appropriate immunizations  and  laboratory  tests
which  tests  are  ordered at the time of the visit and performed in the
practitioner's office, as authorized by law, or in a clinical  laborato-
ry; [and]
  (iii)  necessary  immunizations as determined by the superintendent in
consultation with the commissioner of  health  consisting  of  at  least
adequate  dosages  of  vaccine  against  diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus,
polio, measles, rubella, mumps, haemophilus influenzae type b and  hepa-
titis  b  which  meet the standards approved by the United States public
health service for such biological products[.]; AND
  (IV) IMMUNIZATIONS DETERMINED BY THE DEPENDENT CHILD'S PHYSICIAN TO BE
MEDICALLY APPROPRIATE CONSISTING OF AT LEAST ADEQUATE DOSES  OF  VACCINE
AGAINST  HUMAN  PAPILLOMA VIRUS WHICH MEETS THE STANDARD APPROVED BY THE
UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE FOR SUCH BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS.
  S 2. Clauses (ii) and (iii) of subparagraph  (B)  of  paragraph  8  of
subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chap-
ter  728 of the laws of 1993, are amended and a new clause (iv) is added
to read as follows:
  (ii) at each visit, services in accordance with the  prevailing  clin-
ical  standards  of  such  designated  association,  including a medical
history, a  complete  physical  examination,  developmental  assessment,

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