senate Bill S1883A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires health insurance policies to cover comprehensive ultrasound screening and magnetic resonance imaging for breast cancer in certain cases

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2012 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 04, 2012 referred to insurance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 22, 2011 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 20, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1419
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 11, 2011 print number 1883a
amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Jan 13, 2011 referred to insurance

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S1883 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221, 4303 & 4326, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8488

S1883 - Summary

Requires individual and group health insurance policies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for comprehensive ultrasound screening, magnetic resonance imaging and/or other screening tests for breast cancer in certain cases; requires mammography reports to include information about breast density.

S1883 - Sponsor Memo

S1883 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1883

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  health
  insurance  policies  to  cover  comprehensive ultrasound screening and
  magnetic resonance imaging for breast  cancer  in  certain  cases  and
  requiring  the  provision  of  certain  information relating to breast
  density to patients

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  11  of  subsection  (i) of section 3216 of the
insurance law is amended by adding a new subparagraph  (D)  to  read  as
follows:
  (D)  (I)  SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR COMPREHEN-
SIVE ULTRASOUND SCREENING,  MAGNETIC  RESONANCE  IMAGING  (MRI),  AND/OR
OTHER  SCREENING  TESTS APPROVED BY THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY OF
AN ENTIRE BREAST OR THE ENTIRETY OF BOTH BREASTS IF:
  (I) A MAMMOGRAM DEMONSTRATES  HETEROGENEOUS  OR  DENSE  BREAST  TISSUE
BASED ON THE BREAST IMAGING REPORTING AND DATA SYSTEM ESTABLISHED BY THE
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY; OR
  (II) A WOMAN IS BELIEVED TO BE AT INCREASED RISK FOR BREAST CANCER DUE
TO  FAMILY  HISTORY OR PRIOR PERSONAL HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER, POSITIVE
GENETIC TESTING OR OTHER  INDICATIONS  AS  DETERMINED  BY  SUCH  WOMAN'S
PHYSICIAN OR NURSE PRACTITIONER.
  (II) SUCH ADDITIONAL COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND
COINSURANCE  AS  MAY  BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS
ARE CONSISTENT WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A  GIVEN
POLICY.
  (III)  EACH  MAMMOGRAPHY  REPORT  PROVIDED  TO A PATIENT SHALL INCLUDE
INFORMATION ABOUT BREAST DENSITY, BASED ON THE BREAST IMAGING  REPORTING
AND  DATA SYSTEM ESTABLISHED BY THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY. WHERE
APPLICABLE, SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE THE  FOLLOWING  NOTICE:  "IF  YOUR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00386-02-1

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S1883A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221, 4303 & 4326, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8488

S1883A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires individual and group health insurance policies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for comprehensive ultrasound screening, magnetic resonance imaging and/or other screening tests for breast cancer in certain cases; requires mammography reports to include information about breast density.

S1883A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1883A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1883--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Insurance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  insurance  law, in relation to requiring health
  insurance  policies  to  cover  comprehensive  ultrasound   screening,
  magnetic  resonance  imaging  and/or  other screening tests for breast
  cancer in certain cases and requiring the provision of certain  infor-
  mation relating to breast density to patients

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 11 of subsection  (i)  of  section  3216  of  the
insurance  law  is  amended  by adding a new subparagraph (D) to read as
follows:
  (D) (I) SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COVERAGE  FOR  COMPREHEN-
SIVE  ULTRASOUND  SCREENING,  MAGNETIC  RESONANCE  IMAGING (MRI), AND/OR
OTHER SCREENING TESTS APPROVED BY THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF  RADIOLOGY  OF
AN ENTIRE BREAST OR THE ENTIRETY OF BOTH BREASTS IF:
  (I)  A  MAMMOGRAM  DEMONSTRATES  HETEROGENEOUS  OR DENSE BREAST TISSUE
BASED ON THE BREAST IMAGING REPORTING AND DATA SYSTEM ESTABLISHED BY THE
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY; OR
  (II) A WOMAN IS BELIEVED TO BE AT INCREASED RISK FOR BREAST CANCER DUE
TO FAMILY HISTORY OR PRIOR PERSONAL HISTORY OF BREAST  CANCER,  POSITIVE
GENETIC  TESTING  OR  OTHER  INDICATIONS  AS  DETERMINED BY SUCH WOMAN'S
PHYSICIAN OR NURSE PRACTITIONER.
  (II) SUCH ADDITIONAL COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND
COINSURANCE AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE  SUPERINTENDENT  AND  AS
ARE  CONSISTENT WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A GIVEN
POLICY.
  (III) EACH MAMMOGRAPHY REPORT PROVIDED  TO  A  PATIENT  SHALL  INCLUDE
INFORMATION  ABOUT BREAST DENSITY, BASED ON THE BREAST IMAGING REPORTING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00386-03-1

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