assembly Bill A10140

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing insurance coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies

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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
Sep 23, 2014 signed chap.377
Sep 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1590
substituted for s7893
Jun 19, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.522
rules report cal.522
Jun 18, 2014 reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 16, 2014 referred to insurance

A10140 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7893
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L (as proposed in S.5937-A & A.8137-A)

A10140 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing insurance coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies.

A10140 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  10140

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Magnarelli)
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to authorizing  insurance
  coverage for equipment and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 30 of subsection  (i)  of  section  3216  of  the
insurance  law,  as added by a chapter of the laws of 2014, amending the
insurance law relating to authorizing insurance coverage  for  equipment
and supplies used for the treatment of ostomies, as proposed in legisla-
tive bills numbers S.5937-A and A.8137-A, is amended to read as follows:
  (30) Every policy which provides medical coverage that includes cover-
age  for  physician  services  in  a physician's office and every policy
which provides major  medical  or  similar  comprehensive-type  coverage
shall  include  coverage for [the following] equipment and supplies used
for the treatment of ostomies,  if  [recommended  or]  prescribed  by  a
physician  or  other licensed health care provider legally authorized to
prescribe under title eight of the education law[:  flanges,  collection
bags,  clamps, irrigation devices, sanitizing products, ostomy rings and
ostomy belts. In addition, the commissioner of the department of  health
shall  provide  and  periodically update by rule or regulation a list of
additional ostomy equipment and related supplies such as  are  medically
necessary  for  the  treatment of ostomies for which there shall also be
coverage].  SUCH COVERAGE SHALL BE SUBJECT  TO  ANNUAL  DEDUCTIBLES  AND
COINSURANCE  AS  DEEMED  APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT. THE COVERAGE
REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE IDENTICAL TO, AND SHALL NOT  ENHANCE
OR  INCREASE  THE COVERAGE REQUIRED AS PART OF ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS
AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION 2707 (A) OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  SERVICES
ACT 42 U.S.C. 300 GG-6(A).
  S  2.  Paragraph 19 of subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance
law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2014, amending  the  insurance
law  relating  to  authorizing  insurance  coverage  for  equipment  and
supplies used for the treatment of ostomies, as proposed in  legislative
bills numbers S. 5937-A and A. 8137-A, is amended to read as follows:

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