assembly Bill A2918

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits approved providers of child health insurance coverage from discriminating against health care providers not participating in the insurers network

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.365
Feb 02, 2016 reported
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Apr 23, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.188
Apr 22, 2015 reported
Jan 20, 2015 referred to health

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A2918 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2511, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5756
2011-2012: A2550
2013-2014: A4045
2017-2018: A3866
2019-2020: A3654

A2918 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits approved organizations providing coverage under the child health insurance plan from discriminating against health care providers which do not participate in the organization's health care network.

A2918 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2918

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  approved  organizations in the child health insurance plan from limit-
  ing the participation of certain health care providers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 7 of section 2511 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) NO APPROVED ORGANIZATION SHALL PROHIBIT OR IN ANY  WAY  LIMIT  THE
PROVISION  OF  COVERED HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER ON
THE GROUNDS THAT SUCH PROVIDER CHOOSES NOT TO PARTICIPATE  IN  A  HEALTH
CARE  NETWORK  MAINTAINED BY SUCH APPROVED ORGANIZATION TO SERVE COMMER-
CIAL INSUREDS, ENROLLEES OR SUBSCRIBERS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05361-01-5