senate Bill S2058A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain health insurance policies and contracts to provide coverage for human leukocyte antigen testing for use in tissue typing for bone marrow testing

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2014 print number 2058a
Jan 13, 2014 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Apr 22, 2013 reported and committed to health
Mar 11, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 10, 2013 referred to insurance

Votes

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Apr 22, 2013 - Insurance committee Vote

S2058
8
8
committee
8
Aye
8
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2058 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3031A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4350A, A6459A
2009-2010: A4988

S2058 - Summary

Requires certain health insurance policies and contracts to provide coverage for human leukocyte antigen testing, also referred to as histocompatible locus antigen testing, for A, B, and DR antigens, for utilization in tissue typing for bone marrow testing.

S2058 - Sponsor Memo

S2058 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2058

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 requiring policies and
  contracts of insurance providing hospital, surgical, or  medical  care
  coverage to include coverage for human leukocyte antigen testing

  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 HOSPITAL, SURGICAL, OR MEDICAL CARE
COVERAGE OR PROVIDES REIMBURSEMENT FOR LABORATORY TESTS OR REIMBURSEMENT
FOR DIAGNOSTIC X-RAY SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR HUMAN LEUKOCYTE
ANTIGEN TESTING, ALSO REFERRED TO AS HISTOCOMPATIBLE LOCUS ANTIGEN TEST-
ING, FOR A, B, AND DR ANTIGENS FOR UTILIZATION IN TISSUE TYPING FOR BONE
MARROW TESTING.
  S 2. Subsection (1) 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  CARE  COVERAGE
SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE  FOR  HUMAN  LEUKOCYTE  ANTIGEN  TESTING,  ALSO
REFERRED TO AS HISTOCOMPATIBLE LOCUS ANTIGEN TESTING, FOR A, B,  AND  DR
ANTIGENS  FOR  UTILIZATION  IN  TISSUE  TYPING  FOR BONE MARROW TESTING,
EXCEPT THAT THIS PROVISION SHALL NOT APPLY  TO  A  POLICY  WHICH  COVERS
PERSONS  EMPLOYED  IN  MORE  THAN  ONE STATE OR THE BENEFIT STRUCTURE OF
WHICH WAS THE SUBJECT OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AFFECTING PERSONS WHO ARE
EMPLOYED IN MORE THAN ONE STATE.
  S 3. Section 4303 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (jj) to read as follows:
  (JJ)  A  MEDICAL  EXPENSE  INDEMNITY  CORPORATION,  A HOSPITAL SERVICE
CORPORATION OR A HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE  FOR
HOSPITAL,  SURGICAL,  OR  MEDICAL  CARE SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR HUMAN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05133-01-3

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S2058A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3031A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4350A, A6459A
2009-2010: A4988

S2058A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain health insurance policies and contracts to provide coverage for human leukocyte antigen testing, also referred to as histocompatible locus antigen testing, for A, B, and DR antigens, for utilization in tissue typing for bone marrow testing.

S2058A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2058A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2058--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LATIMER, CARLUCCI, DILAN, ESPAILLAT, KENNEDY, MONT-
  GOMERY, PARKER, SAMPSON -- 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 requiring policies and
  contracts  of  insurance providing hospital, surgical, or medical care
  coverage to include coverage for human leukocyte antigen testing

  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 HOSPITAL, SURGICAL, OR  MEDICAL  CARE
COVERAGE OR PROVIDES REIMBURSEMENT FOR LABORATORY TESTS OR REIMBURSEMENT
FOR DIAGNOSTIC X-RAY SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR HUMAN LEUKOCYTE
ANTIGEN TESTING, ALSO REFERRED TO AS HISTOCOMPATIBLE LOCUS ANTIGEN TEST-
ING, FOR A, B, AND DR ANTIGENS FOR UTILIZATION IN TISSUE TYPING FOR BONE
MARROW TESTING.
  S 2. Subsection (1) 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 CARE COVERAGE
SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE  FOR  HUMAN  LEUKOCYTE  ANTIGEN  TESTING,  ALSO
REFERRED  TO  AS HISTOCOMPATIBLE LOCUS ANTIGEN TESTING, FOR A, B, AND DR
ANTIGENS FOR UTILIZATION IN  TISSUE  TYPING  FOR  BONE  MARROW  TESTING,
EXCEPT  THAT  THIS  PROVISION  SHALL  NOT APPLY TO A POLICY WHICH COVERS
PERSONS EMPLOYED IN MORE THAN ONE STATE  OR  THE  BENEFIT  STRUCTURE  OF
WHICH WAS THE SUBJECT OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AFFECTING PERSONS WHO ARE
EMPLOYED IN MORE THAN ONE STATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05133-02-4

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