senate Bill S2894A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows licensed insurance brokers and agents to develop, implement and administer wellness programs

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 13, 2013 signed chap.496
Nov 01, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.507
substituted for a7382a
Jun 20, 2013 referred to insurance
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 17, 2013 amended on third reading 2894a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 14, 2013 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 13, 2013 recommitted to insurance
substitution reconsidered
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.507
substituted for a7382
Apr 29, 2013 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 24, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2013 1st report cal.355
Jan 24, 2013 referred to insurance

Votes

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Apr 22, 2013 - Insurance committee Vote

S2894
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2894 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7382A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4224, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4950, A9932

S2894 - Summary

Allows licensed insurance brokers and agents to develop, implement and administer wellness programs.

S2894 - Sponsor Memo

S2894 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2894

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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  exceptions  to  the
  general prohibition on rebating

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

  Section 1. Section 3239 of the insurance law is amended  by  adding  a
new subsection (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  AN  INSURANCE  AGENT,  INSURANCE  BROKER  OR INSURANCE CONSULTANT
LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE TWENTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER, WHILE  ACTING  WITHIN
THE  SCOPE  OF  SUCH  LICENSURE AND AS PART OF COMMISSIONS PAID OR UNDER
SEPARATE FEE AGREEMENTS, SHALL BE  AUTHORIZED  TO  ASSIST  INSURERS  AND
EMPLOYERS  IN  THE  DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF WELLNESS PROGRAMS,
DISEASE MANAGEMENT  AND  CARE  COORDINATION  SERVICES,  AND  OTHER  SUCH
PROGRAMS  AND  SERVICES  DESIGNED  TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF CARE AND HEALTH
OUTCOMES OF INSURED EMPLOYEES, SUBSCRIBERS OR ENROLLEES, BASED ON  ACTU-
ARIAL  DEMONSTRATIONS  THAT SUCH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES CAN BE REASONABLY
EXPECTED TO RESULT IN THE OVERALL GOOD HEALTH  AND  WELL  BEING  OF  THE
GROUP.
  S  2.  Section  4224  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
subsection (f) to read as follows:
  (F) THIS SECTION SHALL NOT  PROHIBIT  AN  INSURANCE  AGENT,  INSURANCE
BROKER OR INSURANCE CONSULTANT LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE TWENTY-ONE OF THIS
CHAPTER,  WHILE ACTING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF SUCH LICENSURE AND AS PART OF
COMMISSIONS PAID OR UNDER SEPARATE FEE AGREEMENTS, FROM ASSISTING INSUR-
ERS AND EMPLOYERS IN THE INTERPRETATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION OF
THE INSURANCE POLICY  OR  ANNUITY  CONTRACT  AND  ITS  RESULTING  COSTS.
PERMISSIBLE  SERVICES  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO: WELLNESS
PROGRAMS, DISEASE MANAGEMENT AND CARE  COORDINATION  SERVICES,  ADMINIS-
TRATION  OF  COBRA AND NEW YORK STATE CONTINUATION OF COVERAGE, ADMINIS-
TRATION OF FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS (FSAS)  AND  HEALTH  REIMBURSEMENT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06650-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2894A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7382A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4224, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4950, A9932

S2894A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows licensed insurance brokers and agents to develop, implement and administer wellness programs.

S2894A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2894A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2894--A
    Cal. No. 355

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD,  LANZA, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Insur-
  ance  --  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and deliv-
  ered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored  to  third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in  relation  to  exceptions  to  the
  general prohibition on rebating

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

  Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 4224 of  the  insurance  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  291  of  the  laws  of 2012, is amended to read as
follows:
  (c) Except as permitted by section three thousand two hundred  thirty-
nine  of  this  chapter  OR SUBSECTION (F) OF THIS SECTION, no such life
insurance company and no such savings and insurance bank and no officer,
agent, solicitor or representative thereof and no such insurer doing  in
this state the business of accident and health insurance and no officer,
agent,  solicitor  or  representative thereof, and no licensed insurance
broker and no employee or other  representative  of  any  such  insurer,
agent  or  broker,  shall  pay, allow or give, or offer to pay, allow or
give, directly or indirectly, as an inducement to any person to  insure,
or  shall give, sell or purchase, or offer to give, sell or purchase, as
such inducement, or interdependent with any policy of life insurance  or
annuity contract or policy of accident and health insurance, any stocks,
bonds,  or  other securities, or any dividends or profits accruing or to
accrue thereon, or any valuable consideration or inducement whatever not
specified in such policy or contract other than any  valuable  consider-
ation,   including   but   not  limited  to  merchandise  or  periodical
subscriptions, not exceeding twenty-five dollars in value; nor shall any

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

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