senate Bill S1306A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that insurance companies provide coverage for surveillance tests for ovarian cancer of certain insured individuals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2014 print number 1306a
amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to insurance

S1306 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6604
2009-2010: A6475

S1306 - Summary

Requires that insurance companies provide coverage for surveillance tests for ovarian cancer of insured individuals who are deemed to be at risk for ovarian cancer.

S1306 - Sponsor Memo

S1306 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1306

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 providing coverage for
  surveillance tests for ovarian cancer

  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 THAT  PROVIDES  MEDICAL,  MAJOR-MEDICAL  OR  SIMILAR
COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE  COVERAGE  SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE  FOR SURVEILLANCE
TESTS FOR OVARIAN CANCER FOR AN INSURED  WHO  IS  AT  RISK  FOR  OVARIAN
CANCER.  (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, AN INSURED IS DEEMED TO BE
AT RISK IF:
  (I) SHE HAS A FAMILY HISTORY OF:
  1. ONE OR MORE FIRST-DEGREE RELATIVE WITH OVARIAN CANCER;
  2. THREE OR MORE FEMALE RELATIVES WITH BREAST CANCER; OR
  3. NONPOLYPOSIS COLORECTAL CANCER; OR
  (II) SHE TESTS POSITIVE FOR BRCA1 OR BRCA2 MUTATIONS.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, SURVEILLANCE  TESTS  FOR  OVARIAN
CANCER SHALL MEAN ANNUAL SCREENING FOR OVARIAN CANCER USING:
  (I) CA-125 SERUM TUMOR MARKER TESTING;
  (II) TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND; AND
  (III) PELVIC EXAMINATION.
  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 POLICY DELIVERED OR ISSUED FOR DELIVERY IN
THIS  STATE  WHICH PROVIDES HOSPITAL, SURGICAL OR MEDICAL COVERAGE SHALL
INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR  SURVEILLANCE  TESTS  FOR  OVARIAN  CANCER  FOR  AN
INSURED  WHO  IS  AT  RISK  FOR OVARIAN CANCER. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SUBSECTION, AN INSURED IS DEEMED TO BE AT RISK IF:

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

S1306A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6604
2009-2010: A6475

S1306A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that insurance companies provide coverage for surveillance tests for ovarian cancer of insured individuals who are deemed to be at risk for ovarian cancer.

S1306A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1306A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1306--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Insurance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to providing coverage for
  surveillance tests for ovarian cancer

  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 THAT  PROVIDES  MEDICAL,  MAJOR-MEDICAL  OR  SIMILAR
COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE  COVERAGE  SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE  FOR SURVEILLANCE
TESTS FOR OVARIAN CANCER FOR AN INSURED  WHO  IS  AT  RISK  FOR  OVARIAN
CANCER.  (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, AN INSURED IS DEEMED TO BE
AT RISK IF:
  (I) SHE HAS A FAMILY HISTORY OF:
  1. ONE OR MORE FIRST-DEGREE RELATIVE WITH OVARIAN CANCER;
  2. THREE OR MORE FEMALE RELATIVES WITH BREAST CANCER; OR
  3. NONPOLYPOSIS COLORECTAL CANCER; OR
  (II) SHE TESTS POSITIVE FOR BRCA1 OR BRCA2 MUTATIONS.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, SURVEILLANCE  TESTS  FOR  OVARIAN
CANCER SHALL MEAN ANNUAL SCREENING FOR OVARIAN CANCER USING:
  (I) CA-125 SERUM TUMOR MARKER TESTING;
  (II) TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND; AND
  (III) PELVIC EXAMINATION.
  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 POLICY DELIVERED OR ISSUED FOR DELIVERY IN
THIS  STATE  WHICH PROVIDES HOSPITAL, SURGICAL OR MEDICAL COVERAGE SHALL

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

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