assembly Bill A102A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2016 print number 102a
Apr 18, 2016 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to insurance

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A102 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S756
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6140
2011-2012: A552, S6941
2013-2014: A639, S543
2017-2018: A344, S1836
2019-2020: A2883, S8051
2021-2022: A2085, S906

A102 - Summary

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection for persons fifty years of age or older; requires the superintendent of financial services to provide notification to enrollees of such coverage via mail.

A102 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   102

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  CLARK, GALEF, CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ,
  ZEBROWSKI, ORTIZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BRENNAN, CAHILL, COLTON, COOK, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, RAIA -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  providing  insurance
  coverage for colorectal cancer early detection

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 27 of subsection  (i)  of  section  3216  of  the
insurance  law,  as  added by chapter 457 of the laws of 2010, is renum-
bered paragraph 32, paragraph 28 of subsection (i) of  section  3216  of
the  insurance  law,  as  amended  by chapter 11 of the laws of 2012, is
renumbered paragraph 33 and a new paragraph  34  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  (34) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE TO ANY NAMED SUBSCRIBER OR OTHER PERSON COVERED
THEREUNDER FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONDUCTING COLORECTAL  CANCER  EXAM-
INATIONS  AND  LABORATORY TESTS AT REGULAR INTERVALS, INCLUDING EXPENSES
INCURRED IN CONDUCTING PHYSICIAN  CONSULTATIONS  FOR  COLORECTAL  CANCER
PRIOR  TO SUCH EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS, FOR PERSONS FIFTY YEARS OF AGE OR
OLDER AND FOR PERSONS OF ANY AGE WHO ARE CONSIDERED TO BE AT  HIGH  RISK
FOR COLORECTAL CANCER. THE METHODS OF SCREENING FOR WHICH BENEFITS SHALL
BE PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) A SCREENING FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST;
  (II) FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY;
  (III) COLONOSCOPY;
  (IV) BARIUM ENEMA; OR
  (V)  THE MOST RELIABLE, MEDICALLY RECOGNIZED SCREENING TEST AVAILABLE;
AND
  (VI) ANY COMBINATION THEREOF.

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

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A102A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S756
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6140
2011-2012: A552, S6941
2013-2014: A639, S543
2017-2018: A344, S1836
2019-2020: A2883, S8051
2021-2022: A2085, S906

A102A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection for persons fifty years of age or older; requires the superintendent of financial services to provide notification to enrollees of such coverage via mail.

A102A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 102--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ, ZEBROWSKI,
  ORTIZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BRENNAN,
  CAHILL, COLTON, COOK, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, RAIA -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Insurance  --  recommitted to the Committee on
  Insurance in accordance with Assembly Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the insurance law, in relation to providing insurance
  coverage for colorectal cancer early detection

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  27  of  subsection  (i) of section 3216 of the
insurance law, as added by chapter 457 of the laws of  2010,  is  renum-
bered  paragraph  33,  paragraph 28 of subsection (i) of section 3216 of
the insurance law, as amended by chapter 11 of  the  laws  of  2012,  is
renumbered  paragraph  34  and  a  new  paragraph 35 is added to read as
follows:
  (35) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE TO ANY NAMED SUBSCRIBER OR OTHER  PERSON  COVERED
THEREUNDER  FOR  EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONDUCTING COLORECTAL CANCER EXAM-
INATIONS AND LABORATORY TESTS AT REGULAR INTERVALS,  INCLUDING  EXPENSES
INCURRED  IN  CONDUCTING  PHYSICIAN  CONSULTATIONS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER
PRIOR TO SUCH EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS, FOR PERSONS FIFTY YEARS OF AGE  OR
OLDER  AND  FOR PERSONS OF ANY AGE WHO ARE CONSIDERED TO BE AT HIGH RISK
FOR COLORECTAL CANCER. THE METHODS OF SCREENING FOR WHICH BENEFITS SHALL
BE PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) A SCREENING FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST;
  (II) FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY;
  (III) COLONOSCOPY;
  (IV) BARIUM ENEMA; OR

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