senate Bill S6133

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to unauthorized providers of health services

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance

S6133 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5102 & 5109, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4704
2009-2010: A7128

S6133 - Summary

Relates to unauthorized providers of health services.

S6133 - Sponsor Memo

S6133 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6133

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. O'BRIEN -- 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 unauthorized providers
  of health services

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

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of section 5102 of the insurance law
is amended and a new subsection (n) is added to read as follows:
  In this [chapter] ARTICLE:
  (N) "PROVIDER OF HEALTH SERVICES" MEANS A PERSON OR ENTITY WHO RENDERS
HEALTH SERVICES.
  S 2. Section 5109 of the insurance law, as added by chapter 423 of the
laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 5109. Unauthorized providers of health  services.  (a)  [The  super-
intendent,  in  consultation  with  the  commissioner  of health and the
commissioner of education, shall by regulation, promulgate standards and
procedures for investigating and suspending  or  removing  the  authori-
zation for providers of health services to demand or request payment for
health  services  as  specified  in  paragraph  one of subsection (a) of
section five thousand one hundred two  of  this  article  upon  findings
reached  after  investigation pursuant to this section. Such regulations
shall ensure the same  or  greater  due  process  provisions,  including
notice  and opportunity to be heard, as those afforded physicians inves-
tigated under article two of the workers'  compensation  law  and  shall
include  provision for notice to all providers of health services of the
provisions of this section and  regulations  promulgated  thereunder  at
least  ninety days in advance of the effective date of such regulations]
AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "HEALTH  SERVICES"  MEANS  SERVICES,  SUPPLIES,
THERAPIES  OR OTHER TREATMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (I), (II) OR
(IV) OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBSECTION (A) OF  SECTION  FIVE  THOUSAND  ONE
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (b)  [The  commissioner  of  health  and the commissioner of education
shall provide a list of the names of all providers  of  health  services

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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