senate Bill S6810B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to managed care health savings accounts

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2012 signed chap.440
Aug 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.569
substituted for s6810b
Jun 21, 2012 substituted by a9711b
Jun 14, 2012 amended on third reading 6810b
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 14, 2012 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 30, 2012 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2012 amended on third reading 6810a
Apr 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2012 1st report cal.569
Mar 23, 2012 referred to insurance

Votes

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Apr 25, 2012 - Insurance committee Vote

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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 25, 2012

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Bill Amendments

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B (Active)
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B (Active)

S6810 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9711B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1124, Ins L

S6810 - Summary

Relates to managed care health savings accounts.

S6810 - Sponsor Memo

S6810 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6810

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2012
                               ___________

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  a  health  savings
  account  pilot program and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 1124
to read as follows:
  S 1124. HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT PILOT PROJECT. (A) A HEALTH MAINTENANCE
ORGANIZATION CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-FOUR  OF  THE  PUBLIC
HEALTH  LAW MAY OFFER A GROUP HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN IN CONJUNCTION
WITH A HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT OR A HEALTH SAVINGS  ACCOUNT  ESTAB-
LISHED PURSUANT TO FEDERAL TAX LAW, WHEN:
  (1)  THE EMPLOYER GROUP PURCHASING THE HIGH DEDUCTIBLE PLAN IS A MUNI-
CIPALITY, AND
  (2) THE EMPLOYER IS OBLIGATED TO CONTRIBUTE, PURSUANT TO A  COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGREEMENT OR OTHER BINDING ARRANGEMENT WITH ITS EMPLOYEES, AN
AMOUNT  AT  LEAST  EQUAL  TO  THE  DEDUCTIBLE REQUIRED UNDER THE PLAN ON
BEHALF OF EACH ENROLLED EMPLOYEE.
  (B) A HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN OFFERED PURSUANT TO  SUBSECTION  (A)
OF  THIS  SECTION,  WHICH  OTHERWISE  MEETS  THE REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SHALL BE DEEMED TO PROVIDE  COMPRE-
HENSIVE  HEALTH  SERVICES  AND  SHALL NOT BE DISAPPROVED DUE TO ITS COST
SHARE ARRANGEMENT.
  (C) ANY ORGANIZATION PARTICIPATING IN THE PILOT PROGRAM SHALL  FILE  A
REPORT  WITH  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  DETAILING  THE IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INFORMATION REGARDING CONSUMER SATISFACTION
AND ACCESS TO CARE, NO LATER THAN APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire  December
31,  2015 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed
repealed.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15062-01-2

S6810A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9711B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1124, Ins L

S6810A - Summary

Relates to managed care health savings accounts.

S6810A - Sponsor Memo

S6810A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6810--A
    Cal. No. 569

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  insurance  law, in relation to a health savings
  account pilot program and providing for the repeal of such  provisions
  upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new  section  1124
to read as follows:
  S 1124. HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT PILOT PROJECT. (A) A HEALTH MAINTENANCE
ORGANIZATION  CERTIFIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW MAY OFFER A GROUP HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN, AS DEFINED  IN
PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBSECTION C OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF THE
INTERNAL REVENUE CODE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT
OR  A  HEALTH  SAVINGS  ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO FEDERAL TAX LAW,
WHEN:
  (1) THE EMPLOYER GROUP PURCHASING THE HIGH DEDUCTIBLE PLAN IS A  MUNI-
CIPALITY, AND
  (2)  THE EMPLOYER IS OBLIGATED TO CONTRIBUTE, PURSUANT TO A COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGREEMENT OR OTHER BINDING ARRANGEMENT WITH ITS EMPLOYEES, AN
AMOUNT AT LEAST EQUAL TO THE  DEDUCTIBLE  REQUIRED  UNDER  THE  PLAN  ON
BEHALF OF EACH ENROLLED EMPLOYEE.
  (B)  A  HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN OFFERED PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (A)
OF THIS SECTION, WHICH  OTHERWISE  MEETS  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SHALL BE DEEMED TO PROVIDE COMPRE-
HENSIVE HEALTH SERVICES AND SHALL NOT BE DISAPPROVED  DUE  TO  ITS  COST
SHARE ARRANGEMENT.
  (C)  A MUNICIPALITY FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION MEANS A CITY, COUNTY,
TOWN, VILLAGE, BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,  A  SCHOOL
DISTRICT, OR A DISTRICT, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN-N OF
THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S6810B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9711B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1124, Ins L

S6810B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to managed care health savings accounts.

S6810B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6810B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6810--B
    Cal. No. 569

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its  place  in  the  order  of third reading --   passed by Senate and
  delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the insurance law,  in  relation  to  a  health  savings
  account  pilot program and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 1124
to read as follows:
  S 1124. MANAGED CARE HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT. (A) A HEALTH  MAINTENANCE
ORGANIZATION  CERTIFIED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW MAY OFFER A GROUP HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN, AS DEFINED  IN
PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBSECTION C OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF THE
INTERNAL REVENUE CODE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT
OR  A  HEALTH  SAVINGS  ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO FEDERAL TAX LAW,
WHEN:
  (1) THE EMPLOYER GROUP PURCHASING THE HIGH DEDUCTIBLE PLAN IS A  MUNI-
CIPALITY, AND
  (2)  THE EMPLOYER IS OBLIGATED TO CONTRIBUTE, PURSUANT TO A COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGREEMENT OR OTHER BINDING ARRANGEMENT WITH ITS EMPLOYEES, AN
AMOUNT AT LEAST EQUAL TO THE  DEDUCTIBLE  REQUIRED  UNDER  THE  PLAN  ON
BEHALF OF EACH ENROLLED EMPLOYEE.
  (B)  A  HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN OFFERED PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (A)
OF THIS SECTION, WHICH  OTHERWISE  MEETS  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  ARTICLE
FORTY-FOUR  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SHALL BE DEEMED TO PROVIDE COMPRE-
HENSIVE HEALTH SERVICES AND SHALL NOT BE DISAPPROVED  DUE  TO  ITS  COST
SHARE ARRANGEMENT.
  (C) A MUNICIPALITY FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION MEANS A TOWN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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