assembly Bill A8210

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides health insurance coverage for a follow-up ultrasound for breast cancer screening upon the recommendation of a physician

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Oct 24, 2013 referred to insurance

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A8210 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A354

A8210 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides health insurance coverage for a follow-up ultrasound for breast cancer screening upon the recommendation of a physician.

A8210 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8210

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. RYAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUN-
  STEIN, COLTON, CRESPO, DUPREY,  LAVINE,  MARKEY,  McLAUGHLIN,  MILLER,
  MILLMAN,  MONTESANO,  OTIS,  ROZIC,  SALADINO,  SEPULVEDA, SIMANOWITZ,
  STIRPE, WEISENBERG -- read once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Insurance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  insurance  law, in relation to health insurance
  coverage for follow-up ultrasound for breast cancer screening

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  11  of  subsection  (i) of section 3216 of the
insurance law is amended by adding a new subparagraph  (F)  to  read  as
follows:
  (F) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A
PHYSICIAN,  FOR  A  FOLLOW-UP  ULTRASOUND, IN THE EVENT THAT A PHYSICIAN
DETERMINES THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR  HETEROGENEOUSLY
DENSE BREAST TISSUE.
  S  2.  Paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (F) to read as follows:
  (F) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A
PHYSICIAN, FOR A FOLLOW-UP ULTRASOUND, IN THE  EVENT  THAT  A  PHYSICIAN
DETERMINES  THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR HETEROGENEOUSLY
DENSE BREAST TISSUE.
  S 3. Subsection (p) of section 4303 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 5 to read as follows:
  (5) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A
PHYSICIAN, FOR A FOLLOW-UP ULTRASOUND, IN THE  EVENT  THAT  A  PHYSICIAN
DETERMINES  THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR HETEROGENEOUSLY
DENSE BREAST TISSUE.
  S 4. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become a law and shall apply to all policies and contracts issued,
renewed, modified, altered or amended on or after such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11874-01-3