assembly Bill A8137A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes insurance coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2014 signed chap.364
Sep 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1558
substituted for s5937a
Jun 17, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 16, 2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.268
rules report cal.268
reported
Jun 12, 2014 reported referred to rules
Jun 10, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 06, 2014 print number 8137a
Jun 06, 2014 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Aug 30, 2013 referred to insurance

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A8137 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5937
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A8137 - Summary

Authorizes insurance coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies.

A8137 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8137

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to authorizing  insurance
  coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies

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

  Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph 30 to read as follows:
  (30) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL COVERAGE THAT INCLUDES COVER-
AGE  FOR  PHYSICIAN  SERVICES  IN  A PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE AND EVERY POLICY
WHICH PROVIDES MAJOR  MEDICAL  OR  SIMILAR  COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE  COVERAGE
SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES USED FOR
THE  TREATMENT  OF OSTOMIES, IF RECOMMENDED OR PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN
OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY AUTHORIZED  TO  PRESCRIBE
UNDER  TITLE  EIGHT  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW:  FLANGES, COLLECTION BAGS,
CLAMPS, IRRIGATION DEVICES, SANITIZING PRODUCTS, OSTOMY RINGS AND OSTOMY
BELTS. IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH  SHALL
PROVIDE  AND  PERIODICALLY  UPDATE BY RULE OR REGULATION A LIST OF ADDI-
TIONAL OSTOMY EQUIPMENT AND  RELATED  SUPPLIES  SUCH  AS  ARE  MEDICALLY
NECESSARY  FOR  THE  TREATMENT OF OSTOMIES FOR WHICH THERE SHALL ALSO BE
COVERAGE.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 19 to read as follows:
  (19) EVERY GROUP OR  BLANKET  ACCIDENT  AND  HEALTH  INSURANCE  POLICY
ISSUED  OR  ISSUED  FOR  DELIVERY  IN  THIS STATE WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL
COVERAGE THAT INCLUDES COVERAGE FOR PHYSICIAN SERVICES IN A  PHYSICIAN'S
OFFICE  AND EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES MAJOR MEDICAL OR SIMILAR COMPRE-
HENSIVE-TYPE COVERAGE SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT
AND SUPPLIES USED FOR THE  TREATMENT  OF  OSTOMIES,  IF  RECOMMENDED  OR
PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY
AUTHORIZED TO PRESCRIBE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW: FLANGES,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11677-01-3

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A8137A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5937
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A8137A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes insurance coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies.

A8137A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8137--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. MAGNARELLI, GUNTHER, ZEBROWSKI, OTIS, PAULIN,
  FINCH, LIFTON, STIRPE,  ABINANTI,  McDONALD,  COOK,  STECK,  BUCHWALD,
  SKOUFIS,  ROSENTHAL  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CLARK, CURRAN,
  CYMBROWITZ, FAHY, GALEF, JACOBS, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT,  MOSLEY,  NOLAN,
  PERRY,  RIVERA,  SCHIMEL, WALTER, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Insurance  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Insurance  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to authorizing  insurance
  coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies

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

  Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph 30 to read as follows:
  (30) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL COVERAGE THAT INCLUDES COVER-
AGE  FOR  PHYSICIAN  SERVICES  IN  A PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE AND EVERY POLICY
WHICH PROVIDES MAJOR  MEDICAL  OR  SIMILAR  COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE  COVERAGE
SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES USED FOR
THE  TREATMENT  OF OSTOMIES, IF RECOMMENDED OR PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN
OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY AUTHORIZED  TO  PRESCRIBE
UNDER  TITLE  EIGHT  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW:  FLANGES, COLLECTION BAGS,
CLAMPS, IRRIGATION DEVICES, SANITIZING PRODUCTS, OSTOMY RINGS AND OSTOMY
BELTS. IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH  SHALL
PROVIDE  AND  PERIODICALLY  UPDATE BY RULE OR REGULATION A LIST OF ADDI-
TIONAL OSTOMY EQUIPMENT AND  RELATED  SUPPLIES  SUCH  AS  ARE  MEDICALLY
NECESSARY  FOR  THE  TREATMENT OF OSTOMIES FOR WHICH THERE SHALL ALSO BE
COVERAGE.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 19 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11677-02-4

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