senate Bill S4013C

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Facilitates payment of claims by health insurers to municipalities for early intervention services

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.406
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1463
substituted for s4013c
Jun 21, 2011 substituted by a384b
ordered to third reading cal.1463
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 15, 2011 print number 4013c
amend and recommit to insurance
Jun 13, 2011 print number 4013b
amend and recommit to insurance
Jun 10, 2011 print number 4013a
amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Mar 14, 2011 referred to insurance

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S4013 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A384B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3235-a, Ins L; amd §2559, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A384A
2009-2010: A3719

S4013 - Summary

Facilitates payment of claims by health insurers to municipalities for early intervention services.

S4013 - Sponsor Memo

S4013 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4013

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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  coverage  of  early
  intervention services

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

  Section 1. Section 3235-a of the insurance law, as added by section  3
of  part  C  of  chapter  1  of  the laws of 2002, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 3235-a. Payment for early intervention services. (a)  No  policy  of
accident  and  health  insurance, including contracts issued pursuant to
article forty-three of this chapter, shall exclude coverage  for  other-
wise  covered services [solely on the basis that the services constitute
early intervention program services] THAT ARE PROVIDED under title two-A
of article twenty-five of the public health law.
  (b) Where a policy of  accident  and  health  insurance,  including  a
contract  issued  pursuant  to  article  forty-three  of  this  chapter,
provides coverage for an early intervention program service, such cover-
age shall not be applied against any maximum annual or lifetime monetary
limits set forth in such policy or contract. Visit limitations and other
terms and conditions of the policy  will  continue  to  apply  to  early
intervention  services.  However, any visits used for early intervention
program services shall not reduce the number of visits otherwise  avail-
able under the policy or contract for such services.
  (c) Any right of subrogation to benefits which a municipality is enti-
tled  in  accordance  with paragraph (d) of subdivision three of section
twenty-five hundred fifty-nine of the public health law shall  be  valid
and  enforceable to the extent benefits are available under any accident
and health insurance policy. The right of subrogation does not attach to
insurance benefits paid or provided under any accident and health insur-
ance policy prior to receipt by the insurer of written notice  from  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00328-01-1

S4013A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A384B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3235-a, Ins L; amd §2559, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A384A
2009-2010: A3719

S4013A - Summary

Facilitates payment of claims by health insurers to municipalities for early intervention services.

S4013A - Sponsor Memo

S4013A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4013--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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 and the public health law, in relation
  to coverage of early intervention services

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

  Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 3235-a of the insurance  law,  as
added  by  section  3  of  part  C  of chapter 1 of the laws of 2002, is
amended and a new subsection (e) is added to read as follows:
  (c) Any right of subrogation to benefits which a municipality is enti-
tled in accordance with paragraph (d) of subdivision  three  of  section
twenty-five  hundred  fifty-nine of the public health law shall be valid
and enforceable to the extent benefits are available under any  accident
and health insurance policy. The right of subrogation does not attach to
insurance benefits paid or provided under any accident and health insur-
ance  policy  prior to receipt by the insurer of written notice from the
municipality. UPON THE INSURER'S RECEIPT OF WRITTEN REQUEST  AND  NOTICE
FROM THE MUNICIPALITY THAT SUCH RIGHT OF SUBROGATION HAS BEEN GRANTED TO
SUCH  MUNICIPALITY,  THE  INSURER  SHALL  PROVIDE  THE MUNICIPALITY WITH
INFORMATION ON THE EXTENT OF BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO  THE  COVERED  PERSON
UNDER SUCH POLICY.
  (E)  WRITTEN  CLAIM  FOR  EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM SERVICES SHALL BE
SUBMITTED BY THE  MUNICIPALITY  AS  THE  APPROVED  PROVIDER  WITHIN  ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE.
  S  2.    Paragraph  (a) of subdivision 3 of section 2559 of the public
health law is amended by adding two new subparagraphs (i)  and  (ii)  to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00328-07-1

S. 4013--A                          2

S4013B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A384B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3235-a, Ins L; amd §2559, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A384A
2009-2010: A3719

S4013B - Summary

Facilitates payment of claims by health insurers to municipalities for early intervention services.

S4013B - Sponsor Memo

S4013B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4013--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
  to coverage of early intervention services

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

  Section  1.  Subsection (c) of section 3235-a of the insurance law, as
added by section 3 of part C of chapter  1  of  the  laws  of  2002,  is
amended and a new subsection (e) is added to read as follows:
  (c) Any right of subrogation to benefits which a municipality is enti-
tled  in  accordance  with paragraph (d) of subdivision three of section
twenty-five hundred fifty-nine of the public health law shall  be  valid
and  enforceable to the extent benefits are available under any accident
and health insurance policy. The right of subrogation does not attach to
insurance benefits paid or provided under any accident and health insur-
ance policy prior to receipt by the insurer of written notice  from  the
municipality.  UPON  THE INSURER'S RECEIPT OF WRITTEN REQUEST AND NOTICE
FROM THE MUNICIPALITY THAT SUCH RIGHT OF SUBROGATION HAS BEEN GRANTED TO
SUCH MUNICIPALITY AND THAT THE COVERED PERSON HAS AUTHORIZED THE RELEASE
OF INFORMATION TO THE MUNICIPALITY, THE INSURER SHALL PROVIDE THE  MUNI-
CIPALITY  WITH  INFORMATION  ON  THE EXTENT OF BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO THE
COVERED PERSON UNDER SUCH POLICY.
  (E) WRITTEN CLAIM FOR EARLY INTERVENTION  PROGRAM  SERVICES  SHALL  BE
SUBMITTED  BY  THE  MUNICIPALITY  AS  THE  APPROVED  PROVIDER WITHIN ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE.
  S 2.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section  2559  of  the  public
health  law  is  amended by adding two new subparagraphs (i) and (ii) to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00328-10-1

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S4013C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A384B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3235-a, Ins L; amd §2559, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A384A
2009-2010: A3719

S4013C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Facilitates payment of claims by health insurers to municipalities for early intervention services.

S4013C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4013C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4013--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
  to coverage of early intervention services

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

  Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 3235-a of the insurance  law,  as
added  by  section  3  of  part  C  of chapter 1 of the laws of 2002, is
amended and a new subsection (e) is added to read as follows:
  (c) Any right of subrogation to benefits which a municipality is enti-
tled in accordance with paragraph (d) of subdivision  three  of  section
twenty-five  hundred  fifty-nine of the public health law shall be valid
and enforceable to the extent benefits are available under any  accident
and health insurance policy. The right of subrogation does not attach to
insurance benefits paid or provided under any accident and health insur-
ance  policy  prior to receipt by the insurer of written notice from the
municipality. UPON THE INSURER'S RECEIPT OF WRITTEN REQUEST  AND  NOTICE
FROM THE MUNICIPALITY THAT SUCH RIGHT OF SUBROGATION HAS BEEN GRANTED TO
SUCH  MUNICIPALITY  AND  THAT  THE INSURED HAS AUTHORIZED THE RELEASE OF
INFORMATION TO THE MUNICIPALITY, THE INSURER SHALL PROVIDE  THE  MUNICI-
PALITY  WITH  INFORMATION  ON  THE  EXTENT  OF BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO THE
COVERED PERSON UNDER SUCH POLICY.
  (E) WRITTEN CLAIM FOR EARLY INTERVENTION  PROGRAM  SERVICES  SHALL  BE
SUBMITTED  BY  THE  MUNICIPALITY  AS  THE  APPROVED  PROVIDER WITHIN ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00328-12-1

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