senate Bill S1312

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires coverage for cervical cytology screening for insureds by certain corporations and insurance policies

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to insurance

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S1312 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6603

S1312 - Summary

Requires coverage for cervical cytology screening for insureds by certain corporations and insurance policies: every policy with hospital, surgical or medical care, group or blanket policy, and medical expense indemnity corporation.

S1312 - Sponsor Memo

S1312 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1312

                       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 coverage for  cervical
  cytology  screening for insureds by certain corporations and insurance
  policies

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (A)  of  paragraph  15 of subsection (i) of
section 3216 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 219 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (A) Every policy that provides  hospital,  surgical  or  medical  care
coverage or provides reimbursement for laboratory tests or reimbursement
for  diagnostic  X-ray  services  shall provide coverage for [an annual]
cervical cytology screening for cervical cancer and its precursor states
[for women aged eighteen and older] ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING:  (I) FOR
WOMEN YOUNGER THAN THIRTY YEARS, AT LEAST ONCE EVERY TWO YEARS; (II) FOR
WOMEN AGED THIRTY YEARS AND OLDER WHO HAVE HAD THREE CONSECUTIVE  CERVI-
CAL  CYTOLOGY  TEST  RESULTS  THAT  ARE  SATISFACTORY  AND  NEGATIVE FOR
INTRAEPITHELIAL LESIONS AND MALIGNANCY, AT LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE YEARS;
AND (III) FOR OTHER WOMEN AGED THIRTY YEARS AND  OLDER,  AND  FOR  WOMEN
WITH RISK FACTORS THAT REQUIRE MORE FREQUENT SCREENING IN THE REASONABLE
MEDICAL  JUDGMENT OF THEIR ATTENDING HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL, AS DETER-
MINED BY THAT HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.
  S 2. Subparagraph (A) of paragraph 14 of  subsection  (l)  of  section
3221  of  the  insurance  law,  as amended by chapter 219 of the laws of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (A) Every group or blanket policy delivered or issued for delivery  in
this  state  that  provides hospital, surgical or medical coverage shall
provide coverage for [an annual] cervical cytology screening for  cervi-
cal  cancer and its precursor states [for women aged eighteen and older]

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

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