senate Bill S4639A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
May 29, 2015 print number 4639a
May 29, 2015 amend and recommit to finance
May 18, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Apr 01, 2015 referred to insurance

Votes

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May 18, 2015 - Insurance committee Vote

S4639
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4639 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3114, Ins L

S4639 - Summary

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

S4639 - Sponsor Memo

S4639 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4639

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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

Co-Sponsors

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S4639A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3114, Ins L

S4639A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4639A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4639A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4639--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, PANEPINTO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- 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.
                                                           LBD09939-10-5

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