senate Bill S3856

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for out-of-network coverage for flu shots

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Feb 25, 2013 referred to insurance

S3856 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3216, 3221, 4303 & 4322, Ins L

S3856 - Summary

Provides for out-of-network coverage for flu shots.

S3856 - Sponsor Memo

S3856 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3856

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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 insurance coverage for
  out-of-network flu shots

  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 THAT INCLUDES COVERAGE FOR A FLU SHOT THAT  REQUIRES
SUCH  SERVICES  TO  BE PROVIDED BY AN IN-NETWORK PROVIDER SHALL NOT DENY
COVERAGE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO RECEIVES THE FLU SHOT FROM AN OUT-OF-NET-
WORK PROVIDER.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 19 to read as follows:
  (19) EVERY POLICY THAT INCLUDES COVERAGE FOR A FLU SHOT THAT  REQUIRES
SUCH  SERVICES  TO  BE PROVIDED BY AN IN-NETWORK PROVIDER SHALL NOT DENY
COVERAGE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO RECEIVES THE FLU SHOT FROM AN OUT-OF-NET-
WORK PROVIDER.
  S 3. Section 4303 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (jj) to read as follows:
  (JJ)  EVERY POLICY THAT INCLUDES COVERAGE FOR A FLU SHOT THAT REQUIRES
SUCH SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED BY AN IN-NETWORK PROVIDER  SHALL  NOT  DENY
COVERAGE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHO RECEIVES THE FLU SHOT FROM AN OUT-OF-NET-
WORK PROVIDER.
  S 4. Subsection (b) of section 4322 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 28 to read as follows:
  (28) FLU SHOTS.
  S  5. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a  law  and  shall  apply  to
insurance policies and contracts issued, renewed, modified or altered on
or after such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09240-01-3

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