senate Bill S6253

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility for health benefits; repealer

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2014 signed chap.147
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
May 20, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 06, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.616
substituted for a8602
Jan 23, 2014 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.16
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

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S6253 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8602
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add ยง162 sub 9, Civ Serv L

S6253 - Summary

Relates to eligibility for health benefits.

S6253 - Sponsor Memo

S6253 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6253

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation  to  eligibility  for
  health benefits; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating
  thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 162 of the civil service  law,  as
added  by chapter 547 of the laws of 2013 is REPEALED and a new subdivi-
sion 9 is added to read as follows:
  9. AS SOON AS IS PRACTICABLE, BUT NO LATER THAN THE FIRST  OF  SEPTEM-
BER,  TWO  THOUSAND FOURTEEN, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BUT NO
MORE FREQUENTLY THAN SEMI-ANNUALLY, PROVIDE TO ANY PARTICIPATING EMPLOY-
ER A STANDARD REPORT WHICH CONTAINS DATA RELATING TO THE USE OF BENEFITS
BY PERSONS COVERED UNDER THE PLAN BY SUCH EMPLOYER.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL
INCLUDE: PREMIUMS PAID BY MONTH FOR EACH MONTH COVERED IN THE REPORT AND
PAID  CLAIMS  BY  MONTH FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES OF SERVICES:  INPA-
TIENT HOSPITAL, OUTPATIENT HOSPITAL, IN NETWORK MEDICAL, OUT OF  NETWORK
MEDICAL,  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS,  AND  TREATMENT OF BEHAVIORAL CONDITIONS,
EACH REPORTED SEPARATELY. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED  BY  STATE  AND  FEDERAL
PRIVACY  LAWS,  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  ALSO CONTAIN CLAIMS INFORMATION FOR
INDIVIDUAL CLAIMANTS FOR CLAIMS IN EXCESS OF FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS THAT
WERE PAID IN ANY OF THE MONTHS COVERED BY THE REPORT.
  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE SUCH REPORTS TO ANY PARTICIPATING EMPLOY-
ER, UPON REQUEST SUBMITTED ON OR AFTER THE FIRST OF APRIL FOR DATA  FROM
THE  FIRST  OF JANUARY THROUGH THE THIRTY-FIRST OF DECEMBER OF THE PRIOR
YEAR, AND ON OR AFTER THE FIRST OF SEPTEMBER FOR DATA FROM THE FIRST  OF
JUNE  OF  THE  PRIOR YEAR THROUGH THE THIRTY-FIRST OF MAY OF THE CURRENT
YEAR, WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIPT OF SAID REQUEST.  HOWEVER,  REQUESTS
SUBMITTED  IN  THE TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN CALENDAR YEAR SHALL BE PROVIDED
AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, BUT NO LATER THAN THE  FIRST  OF  SEPTEMBER  TWO
THOUSAND  FOURTEEN,  OR WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER SAID REQUEST IF REQUEST
IS SUBMITTED ON OR AFTER THE FIRST OF AUGUST TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to  be
in full force and effect on and after January 1, 2014.

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