senate Bill S3042A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 3042a
amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2013 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2013 1st report cal.948
Jan 29, 2013 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

S3042 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L

S3042 - Summary

Provides that the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission shall evaluate each mandated benefit; investigate current practices of health plans with regard to the mandated benefit; investigate the potential premium impact of repealing and/or modifying the mandated benefits on all segments of the insurance market; hold at least two public hearings (view more) and submit a report to the legislature; makes related provisions.

S3042 - Sponsor Memo

S3042 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3042

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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  the  New  York  state
  health care quality and cost containment commission

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

  Section 1. Section 213 of the insurance law, as added by section 1  of
part L of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 213. New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
sion.  (a)  There  is hereby established within the department a commis-
sion, to be known as the "New York state health care  quality  and  cost
containment  commission".  The  commission  shall  consist  of  thirteen
members appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be the  superinten-
dent,  one  of whom shall be the commissioner of health, and six of whom
shall be appointed on the recommendation of the legislative leaders, two
on the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate,  two  on
the  recommendation of the speaker of the assembly, one on the recommen-
dation of the minority leader of the senate, and one on the  recommenda-
tion  of the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve at
the pleasure of the governor, and vacancies shall be  appointed  in  the
same  manner  as  original appointments. Members of the commission shall
serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable trav-
el expenses. In making appointments  to  the  commission,  the  governor
shall  ensure  that  the interests of health care consumers, small busi-
nesses, the medical community and health plans are  represented  on  the
commission,  AND  THAT  THE COMMISSION INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE ACTUARY, ONE
EXPERT ON HEALTH BENEFITS, HAVING NO LESS THAN FIFTEEN YEARS  OF  DIRECT
EXPERIENCE  WITH  HEALTH BENEFITS, AND ONE PHYSICIAN. ALL MEMBERS OF THE
COMMISSION SHALL BE SEATED NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF 2013 WHICH AMENDED THIS  SECTION  AND
ALL VACANCIES SHALL BE FILLED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07566-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S3042A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L

S3042A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission shall evaluate each mandated benefit; investigate current practices of health plans with regard to the mandated benefit; investigate the potential premium impact of repealing and/or modifying the mandated benefits on all segments of the insurance market; hold at least two public hearings (view more) and submit a report to the legislature; makes related provisions.

S3042A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3042A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3042--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, LARKIN, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Insur-
  ance  --  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 the New York state
  health care quality and cost containment commission

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

  Section  1. Section 213 of the insurance law, as added by section 1 of
part L of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 213. New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
sion. (a) There is hereby established within the  department  a  commis-
sion,  to  be  known as the "New York state health care quality and cost
containment  commission".  The  commission  shall  consist  of  thirteen
members  appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be the superinten-
dent, one of whom shall be the commissioner of health, and six  of  whom
shall be appointed on the recommendation of the legislative leaders, two
on  the  recommendation of the temporary president of the senate, two on
the recommendation of the speaker of the assembly, one on the  recommen-
dation  of the minority leader of the senate, and one on the recommenda-
tion of the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve  at
the  pleasure  of  the governor, and vacancies shall be appointed in the
same manner as original appointments. Members of  the  commission  shall
serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable trav-
el  expenses.  In  making  appointments  to the commission, the governor
shall ensure that the interests of health care  consumers,  small  busi-
nesses,  the  medical  community and health plans are represented on the
commission, AND THAT THE COMMISSION INCLUDE AT LEAST  ONE  ACTUARY,  ONE
EXPERT  ON  HEALTH BENEFITS, HAVING NO LESS THAN FIFTEEN YEARS OF DIRECT
EXPERIENCE WITH HEALTH BENEFITS, AND ONE PHYSICIAN. ALL MEMBERS  OF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07566-02-4

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