senate Bill S5569

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization treatments

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
May 14, 2015 referred to insurance

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S5569 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7647
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A528

S5569 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization treatments.

S5569 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5569 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5569

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 insurance coverage  of
  in vitro fertilization treatments

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subparagraph (C) of paragraph 6 of
subsection (k) of section 3221 of  the  insurance  law,  as  amended  by
section  1  of  part  K of chapter 82 of the laws of 2002, is amended to
read as follows:
  (C)  Coverage  of  diagnostic  and  treatment  procedures,   including
prescription drugs AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION, used in the diagnosis and
treatment  of  infertility  as  required by subparagraphs (A) and (B) of
this paragraph shall be provided in accordance with  the  provisions  of
this subparagraph.
  S  2. Item (v) of subparagraph (C) of paragraph 6 of subsection (k) of
section 3221 of the insurance law, as amended by section 1 of part K  of
chapter 82 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  (v) Coverage shall not be required to include the diagnosis and treat-
ment  of  infertility  in connection with: (I) [in vitro fertilization,]
gamete intrafallopian  tube  transfers  or  zygote  intrafallopian  tube
transfers;  (II)  the  reversal  of  elective  sterilizations; (III) sex
change procedures; (IV) cloning; or (V) medical or surgical services  or
procedures  that  are deemed to be experimental in accordance with clin-
ical guidelines referenced in clause (vi) of this subparagraph.
  S 3. The opening paragraph of paragraph 3 of subsection (s) of section
4303 of the insurance law, as amended by section 2 of part K of  chapter
82 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  (3)   Coverage  of  diagnostic  and  treatment  procedures,  including
prescription drugs AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION used in the diagnosis  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11173-01-5

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