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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to insurance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to insurance|
senate Bill S1312
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Insurance Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1312 - Details
S1312 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1312 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the insurance law, in relation to coverage for cervical cytology screening for insureds by certain corporations and insurance policies PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To update the 1993 law that provides coverage for cervical cancer screening in order to reflect current clinical guidelines related to testing frequency SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one provides that certain insurance policies provide reimbursement coverage for cervical cytology screening for cervical cancer and its precursor states on a schedule that is consistent with the guidelines established by the American College of Obstetricians and the Gynecologists (AGOG) and the American Cancer Society (ACS). Women with certain risk factors, who may need more frequent screening in the reasonable medical judgment of their attending health care professional, shall be screened at a frequency that is determined by such health care professional. Section two provides that every group or blanket policy which provides
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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