senate Bill S3186A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the health care consumer and provider protection act relating to collective negotiations by health care providers with certain health care plans

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2012 reported and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 23, 2011 referred to ways and means
Jun 22, 2011 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 21, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1456
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 31, 2011 print number 3186a
amend and recommit to health
Feb 11, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 11, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S3186A
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 21, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S3186A
18
3
committee
18
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2011 - Health committee Vote

S3186A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S3186 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49 Title III §§4920 - 4929, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2886

S3186 - Summary

Enacts provisions relating to collective negotiations by health care providers with certain health care plans; applies to health benefit plans that provide benefits for medical or surgical expenses incurred as a result of a health condition, accident or sickness, including an individual, group, blanket or franchise insurance policy or insurance agreement offered by certain enumerated entities.

S3186 - Sponsor Memo

S3186 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3186

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requirements  for
  collective  negotiations  by health care providers with certain health
  benefit plans

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

  Section 1. Statement of legislative intent. The legislature finds that
collective  negotiation by competing health care providers for the terms
and conditions of contracts with health plans can result  in  beneficial
results  for  health  care  consumers.  The  legislature  further  finds
instances where health plans dominate the market to such a  degree  that
fair  and  adequate  negotiations  between health care providers and the
plans are adversely affected, so that it is necessary and appropriate to
provide for a system of collective  action  on  behalf  of  health  care
providers. Consequently, the legislature finds it appropriate and neces-
sary to authorize collective negotiations on the terms and conditions of
the  relationship between health care plans and health care providers so
the imbalances between the two will not result in adverse conditions  of
health  care.  This  act  is  not  intended to apply to or affect in any
respect  collective  bargaining  relationships  involving  health   care
providers  as defined in section 4920 of the public health law or rights
relating to collective bargaining arising under  applicable  federal  or
state collective bargaining statutes.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "health care
providers collective negotiations act".
  S 3. Article 49 of the public health law is amended by  adding  a  new
title III to read as follows:
                                TITLE III
                 COLLECTIVE NEGOTIATIONS BY HEALTH CARE
                    PROVIDERS WITH HEALTH CARE PLANS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02375-01-1

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S3186A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49 Title III §§4920 - 4929, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2886

S3186A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts provisions relating to collective negotiations by health care providers with certain health care plans; applies to health benefit plans that provide benefits for medical or surgical expenses incurred as a result of a health condition, accident or sickness, including an individual, group, blanket or franchise insurance policy or insurance agreement offered by certain enumerated entities.

S3186A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3186A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3186--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  DeFRANCISCO,  JOHNSON,  KRUEGER,  LANZA,
  MARTINS, MAZIARZ, STAVISKY, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered  printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requirements  for
  collective  negotiations  by health care providers with certain health
  benefit plans

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

  Section 1. Statement of legislative intent. The legislature finds that
collective  negotiation by competing health care providers for the terms
and conditions of contracts with health plans can result  in  beneficial
results  for  health  care  consumers.  The  legislature  further  finds
instances where health plans dominate the market to such a  degree  that
fair  and  adequate  negotiations  between health care providers and the
plans are adversely affected, so that it is necessary and appropriate to
provide for a system of collective  action  on  behalf  of  health  care
providers. Consequently, the legislature finds it appropriate and neces-
sary  to  displace  competition  with regulation of health plan-provider
agreements and authorize collective negotiations on the terms and condi-
tions of the relationship between health  care  plans  and  health  care
providers  so  the imbalances between the two will not result in adverse
conditions of health care. This act is  not  intended  to  apply  to  or
affect  in  any  respect  collective  bargaining relationships involving
health care providers as defined in section 4920 of  the  public  health
law or rights relating to collective bargaining arising under applicable
federal or state collective bargaining statutes.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "health care
consumer and provider protection act".

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02375-03-1

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