assembly Bill A6780B

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting pregnant individuals to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S5972 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Dec 22, 2015 approval memo.35
signed chap.581
Dec 16, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.500
substituted for a6780b
Jun 17, 2015 substituted by s5972
Jun 16, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.500
rules report cal.500
reported
Jun 14, 2015 print number 6780b
Jun 14, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to rules
May 28, 2015 print number 6780a
May 28, 2015 amend and recommit to insurance
Apr 02, 2015 referred to insurance

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A6780 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5972
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3217-c, Ins L; add §2507, Pub Health L

A6780 - Summary

Relates to permitting pregnant individuals to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time.

A6780 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6780

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS,  COLTON,  TITONE, SEPULVEDA, MAYER,
  SEAWRIGHT, TITUS, LUPARDO, MILLER, HEVESI, ROZIC, SOLAGES, PERSAUD  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BROOK-KRASNY, MARKEY, SIMON, THIELE --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance

AN  ACT  to  amend the insurance law, in relation to permitting pregnant
  women to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time

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

  Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 3114
to read as follows:
  S 3114. ENROLLMENT IN THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE;  PREGNANCY.
IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY  TRIGGERING  EVENT THAT PROVIDES ELIGIBILITY FOR A
SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD AVAILABLE TO INDIVIDUALS FOR ENROLLMENT  IN  A
QUALIFIED HEALTH PLAN IN THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (P.L.
111-148),  THE  STATE  HEALTH  INSURANCE  EXCHANGE  SHALL  ALLOW FOR THE
ENROLLMENT OF A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL AT ANY TIME AFTER  THE  COMMENCEMENT
OF  THE PREGNANCY, TWO WEEKS AFTER THE INDIVIDUAL'S LAST MENSTRUAL PERI-
OD.  UPON SUCH ENROLLMENT, ANY QUALIFIED HEALTH PLAN IN THE STATE HEALTH
INSURANCE EXCHANGE SHALL ENSURE THAT COVERAGE IS EFFECTIVE ON  THE  DATE
OF APPLICATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09939-05-5

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A6780A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5972
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3217-c, Ins L; add §2507, Pub Health L

A6780A - Summary

Relates to permitting pregnant individuals to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time.

A6780A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6780--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS,  COLTON,  TITONE, SEPULVEDA, MAYER,
  SEAWRIGHT, TITUS, LUPARDO, MILLER, HEVESI,  ROZIC,  SOLAGES,  PERSAUD,
  ABINANTI,  BUCHWALD,  SKOUFIS  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BROOK-KRASNY, MARKEY, SIMON, THIELE -- read once and referred  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  permitting  pregnant
  women to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new  section  3114
to read as follows:
  S  3114. ENROLLMENT IN THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE; PREGNANCY.
IN ADDITION TO ANY TRIGGERING EVENT  THAT  PROVIDES  ELIGIBILITY  FOR  A
SPECIAL  ENROLLMENT  PERIOD AVAILABLE TO INDIVIDUALS FOR ENROLLMENT IN A
QUALIFIED HEALTH PLAN IN THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (P.L.
111-148), THE STATE  HEALTH  INSURANCE  EXCHANGE  SHALL  ALLOW  FOR  THE
ENROLLMENT  OF  A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL AT ANY TIME AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT
OF THE PREGNANCY. UPON SUCH ENROLLMENT, ANY QUALIFIED HEALTH PLAN IN THE
STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE SHALL ENSURE THAT COVERAGE IS  EFFECTIVE
ON THE DATE OF APPLICATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2016.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09939-11-5

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6780B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5972
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3217-c, Ins L; add §2507, Pub Health L

A6780B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to permitting pregnant individuals to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time.

A6780B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6780--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS,  COLTON,  TITONE, SEPULVEDA, MAYER,
  SEAWRIGHT, TITUS, LUPARDO, MILLER, HEVESI,  ROZIC,  SOLAGES,  PERSAUD,
  ABINANTI,  BUCHWALD,  SKOUFIS,  STECK,  LINARES, MOYA, GJONAJ, WRIGHT,
  CLARK -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN,  BROOK-KRASNY,
  GLICK,  MARKEY,  NOLAN, RA, SIMON, THIELE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Insurance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  reported and referred to the Committee on  Rules  --  Rules  Committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
  to  permitting  pregnant women to enroll in the state health insurance
  exchange at any time

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

  Section  1. Section 3217-c of the insurance law is amended by adding a
new subsection (d) to read as follows:
  (D) AN INSURER, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  ARTICLE,  A  CORPO-
RATION  ORGANIZED  PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, OR A
LICENSED MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION UNDER ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, THAT ISSUES A  HEALTH  INSURANCE  POLICY  OR  CONTRACT  THAT
PROVIDES ELIGIBILITY FOR A SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD SHALL ALLOW FOR THE
ENROLLMENT  OF  A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL AT ANY TIME AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT
OF THE PREGNANCY, AS CERTIFIED BY A HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER  LICENSED
PURSUANT  TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW ACTING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF
HIS OR HER PRACTICE.  COVERAGE SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF THE FIRST OF THE
MONTH IN WHICH THE INDIVIDUAL RECEIVES CERTIFICATION OF THE PREGNANCY.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2507  to
read as follows:
  S  2507.  SPECIAL  ENROLLMENT;  PREGNANCY.  AN INSURER, SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE THIRTY-TWO OF THE  INSURANCE  LAW,  A  CORPORATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09939-12-5

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