senate Bill S2714B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to insurance
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 14, 2011 amended on third reading 2714b
Jun 13, 2011 advanced to third reading
amended 2714a
Jun 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2011 1st report cal.1020
Jan 31, 2011 referred to insurance

Votes

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Jun 6, 2011 - Insurance committee Vote

S2714
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2011

aye wr (2)
absent (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2714 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4093B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4462, A10735

S2714 - Summary

Authorizes payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

S2714 - Sponsor Memo

S2714 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2714

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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 payments to  prehospi-
  tal emergency medical services providers

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

  Section 1. Section 3224-a of the insurance law is amended by adding  a
new subsection (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  PAYMENTS  TO  NONPARTICIPATING OR NONPREFERRED PROVIDERS OF AMBU-
LANCE SERVICES LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW.
(1) WHENEVER AN INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-THREE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW PROVIDES THAT ANY HEALTH CARE CLAIMS
SUBMITTED UNDER CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS ISSUED OR ENTERED INTO  PURSUANT
TO  THIS  ARTICLE  OR ARTICLES FORTY-TWO AND FORTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER
AND ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW ARE PAYABLE TO A PARTIC-
IPATING  OR  PREFERRED  PROVIDER  OF  AMBULANCE  SERVICES  FOR  SERVICES
RENDERED,  THE  INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-THREE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PAY SUCH BENE-
FITS EITHER DIRECTLY  TO  ANY  SIMILARLY  LICENSED  NONPARTICIPATING  OR
NONPREFERRED  PROVIDER  AT  SAID  PROVIDER'S USUAL AND CUSTOMARY CHARGE,
WHICH SHALL NOT BE EXCESSIVE OR UNREASONABLE,  WHEN  SAID  PROVIDER  HAS
RENDERED  SUCH  SERVICES,  HAS A WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS, AND HAS
CAUSED WRITTEN NOTICE OF SUCH ASSIGNMENT TO BE  GIVEN  TO  THE  INSURER,
ORGANIZATION,  OR  CORPORATION LICENSED OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
FORTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER OR ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH
LAW  OR JOINTLY TO SUCH NONPARTICIPATING OR NONPREFERRED PROVIDER AND TO
THE INSURED, SUBSCRIBER, OR OTHER  COVERED  PERSON;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT  IN  EITHER CASE THE INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION LICENSED
OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER OR  ARTICLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04592-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S2714A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4093B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4462, A10735

S2714A - Summary

Authorizes payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

S2714A - Sponsor Memo

S2714A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2714--A
    Cal. No. 1020

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD, KLEIN, MAZIARZ, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Insurance  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, amended on second report, ordered to a third  read-
  ing,  and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the order
  of third reading

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to payments to  prehospi-
  tal emergency medical services providers

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

  Section 1. Section 3224-a of the insurance law is amended by adding  a
new subsection (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  PAYMENTS  TO  NONPARTICIPATING OR NONPREFERRED PROVIDERS OF AMBU-
LANCE SERVICES LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW.
(1) WHENEVER AN INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-THREE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW PROVIDES THAT ANY HEALTH CARE CLAIMS
SUBMITTED UNDER CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS ISSUED OR ENTERED INTO  PURSUANT
TO  THIS  ARTICLE  OR ARTICLES FORTY-TWO AND FORTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER
AND ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW ARE PAYABLE TO A PARTIC-
IPATING  OR  PREFERRED  PROVIDER  OF  AMBULANCE  SERVICES  FOR  SERVICES
RENDERED,  THE  INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-THREE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PAY SUCH BENE-
FITS EITHER DIRECTLY  TO  ANY  SIMILARLY  LICENSED  NONPARTICIPATING  OR
NONPREFERRED PROVIDER AT THE USUAL AND CUSTOMARY CHARGE, WHICH SHALL NOT
BE  EXCESSIVE  OR  UNREASONABLE,  WHEN  THE  PROVIDER  HAS RENDERED SUCH
SERVICES, HAS A WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS, AND HAS  CAUSED  WRITTEN
NOTICE  OF  SUCH ASSIGNMENT TO BE GIVEN TO THE INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR
CORPORATION LICENSED OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-THREE  OF
THIS  CHAPTER  OR ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW OR JOINTLY

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

Co-Sponsors

S2714B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4093B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4462, A10735

S2714B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

S2714B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2714B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2714--B
    Cal. No. 1020

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD, KLEIN, MAZIARZ, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Insurance  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, amended on second report, ordered to a third  read-
  ing,  and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the order
  of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its
  place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to payments to  prehospi-
  tal emergency medical services providers

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

  Section 1. Section 3224-a of the insurance law is amended by adding  a
new subsection (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  PAYMENTS  TO  NONPARTICIPATING OR NONPREFERRED PROVIDERS OF AMBU-
LANCE SERVICES LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW.
(1)  WHENEVER  AN INSURER OR AN ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION LICENSED OR
CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OR FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER
OR ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW PROVIDES THAT ANY  HEALTH
CARE  CLAIMS  SUBMITTED  UNDER CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS ISSUED OR ENTERED
INTO PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE  OR  ARTICLES  FORTY-TWO,  FORTY-THREE  OR
FORTY-SEVEN  OF THIS CHAPTER AND ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH
LAW ARE PAYABLE TO A PARTICIPATING OR PREFERRED  PROVIDER  OF  AMBULANCE
SERVICES  FOR  SERVICES  RENDERED,  THE INSURER, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPO-
RATION  LICENSED  OR  CERTIFIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-THREE   OR
FORTY-SEVEN  OF  THIS CHAPTER OR ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH
LAW SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PAY SUCH BENEFITS EITHER DIRECTLY TO ANY  SIMI-
LARLY  LICENSED  NONPARTICIPATING  OR NONPREFERRED PROVIDER AT THE USUAL
AND CUSTOMARY CHARGE, WHICH SHALL NOT BE EXCESSIVE OR UNREASONABLE, WHEN
THE PROVIDER HAS RENDERED SUCH SERVICES, HAS  A  WRITTEN  ASSIGNMENT  OF
BENEFITS,  AND  HAS CAUSED WRITTEN NOTICE OF SUCH ASSIGNMENT TO BE GIVEN
TO THE INSURER,  ORGANIZATION,  OR  CORPORATION  LICENSED  OR  CERTIFIED

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

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