senate Bill S903A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes health insurance reimbursement for certified registered nurse anesthetists providing anesthesia services

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Dec 18, 2013 print number 903a
amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

S903 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6168A

S903 - Summary

Authorizes health insurance reimbursement for certified registered nurse anesthetists providing anesthesia services.

S903 - Sponsor Memo

S903 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   903

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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  authorizing  health
  insurance  reimbursement  for  certified registered nurse anesthetists
  providing anesthesia services

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs 27 and 28 of subsection (i) of section 3216 of
the insurance law, paragraph 27 as added by chapter 536 of the  laws  of
2010  and  paragraph 28 as added by chapter 589 of the laws of 2011, are
renumbered paragraphs 30 and 31 respectively and a new paragraph  32  is
added to read as follows:
  (32) AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSURER, ANESTHESIA SERVICES PROVIDED BY
A  CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSE-
MENT UNDER  ANY  POLICY  WHICH  PROVIDES  FOR  COVERAGE  FOR  ANESTHESIA
SERVICES.    PROVIDED  HOWEVER,  THAT  NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN SHALL BE
CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE AN INSURER TO REIMBURSE  BOTH  A  PHYSICIAN  AND  A
CERTIFIED  REGISTERED  NURSE ANESTHETIST FOR PROVIDING THE SAME ANESTHE-
SIOLOGY SERVICES.  THE TERM "CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST"  AS
USED  IN  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL  MEAN  A  PERSON WHO HAS SATISFACTORILY
COMPLETED EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION FOR PROVISION OF THESE SERVICES  IN  A
PROGRAM  REGISTERED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  EDUCATION  OR IN A PROGRAM
ACCREDITED BY A NATIONAL BODY RECOGNIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF  EDUCATION
OR  DETERMINED  BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO BE THE EQUIVALENT; AND
SUBMIT  EVIDENCE  OF  CURRENT  CERTIFICATION  OR  RECERTIFICATION  BY  A
NATIONAL CERTIFYING BODY, RECOGNIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
  S 2. Subsection (1) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 19 to read as follows:
  (19) AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSURER, ANESTHESIA SERVICES PROVIDED BY
A  CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSE-

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

Co-Sponsors

S903A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6168A

S903A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes health insurance reimbursement for certified registered nurse anesthetists providing anesthesia services.

S903A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S903A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 903--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Insurance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the insurance law, in relation to authorizing health
  insurance reimbursement for certified  registered  nurse  anesthetists
  providing anesthesia services

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

  Section 1.  Paragraphs 27 and 28 of subsection (i) of section 3216  of
the  insurance  law, paragraph 27 as added by chapter 536 of the laws of
2010 and paragraph 28 as added by chapter 589 of the laws of  2011,  are
renumbered  paragraphs  30 and 31 respectively and a new paragraph 32 is
added to read as follows:
  (32) AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSURER, ANESTHESIA SERVICES PROVIDED BY
A CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR  REIMBURSE-
MENT  UNDER  ANY  POLICY  WHICH  PROVIDES  FOR  COVERAGE  FOR ANESTHESIA
SERVICES.   PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING  CONTAINED  HEREIN  SHALL  BE
CONSTRUED  TO  REQUIRE  AN  INSURER  TO REIMBURSE BOTH A PHYSICIAN AND A
CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST FOR PROVIDING THE  SAME  ANESTHE-
SIOLOGY  SERVICES.  THE TERM "CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST" AS
USED IN THIS PARAGRAPH  SHALL  MEAN  A  PERSON  WHO  HAS  SATISFACTORILY
COMPLETED  EDUCATIONAL  PREPARATION FOR PROVISION OF THESE SERVICES IN A
PROGRAM REGISTERED BY THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  EDUCATION  OR  IN  A  PROGRAM
ACCREDITED  BY A NATIONAL BODY RECOGNIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
OR DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO BE THE  EQUIVALENT;  AND
SUBMIT  EVIDENCE  OF  CURRENT  CERTIFICATION  OR  RECERTIFICATION  BY  A
NATIONAL CERTIFYING BODY, RECOGNIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
  S 2. Subsection (1) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 19 to read as follows:

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

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