assembly Bill A10677

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission to issue a report on coverage for chronic Lyme disease

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Jun 12, 2016 referred to insurance

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A10677 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7777
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง213, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4863, S2168
2019-2020: A6146, S1345
2021-2022: S3753

A10677 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission to issue a report considering the impact on health insurance costs and quality of legislation requiring coverage of long term and chronic Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.

A10677 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10677

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to meetings  and  reports
  of the New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
  sion

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

  Section 1. Section 213 of the insurance law, as added by section 1  of
part L of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 213. New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
sion.  (a)  There  is hereby established within the department a commis-
sion, to be known as the "New York state health care  quality  and  cost
containment  commission".  The  commission  shall  consist  of  thirteen
members appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be the  superinten-
dent,  one  of whom shall be the commissioner of health, and six of whom
shall be appointed on the recommendation of the legislative leaders, two
on the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate,  two  on
the  recommendation of the speaker of the assembly, one on the recommen-
dation of the minority leader of the senate, and one on the  recommenda-
tion  of the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve at
the pleasure of the governor, and vacancies shall be  appointed  in  the
same  manner  as  original appointments. Members of the commission shall
serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable trav-
el expenses. In making appointments  to  the  commission,  the  governor
shall  ensure  that  the interests of health care consumers, small busi-
nesses, the medical community and health plans are  represented  on  the
commission.    THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED TO MEET ON THE FIRST
MONDAY AFTER THE FIRST OF JANUARY OF  EACH  CALENDAR  YEAR  TO  CONSIDER
OUTSTANDING REQUESTS OR DUTIES.  ANY VACANCIES SHALL BE DEEMED WAIVED BY
THE  APPOINTING AUTHORITY FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FIRST MEETING. NOTHING
IN THIS SECTION SHALL FORFEIT THE RIGHT FOR AN APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY  TO
FILL VACANCIES WITHIN THEIR STATUTORILY ALLOWED MEMBERS.
  (b)(1) The purpose of the commission shall be to analyze the impact on
health  insurance  costs and quality of proposed legislation which would

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