senate Bill S8093

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to coverage for the detection of breast cancer, requiring certified mammography facilities to provide extended hours and excused leave to undertake a breast cancer screening

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  • 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
Jun 27, 2016 signed chap.74
Jun 24, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.475
substituted for a10679
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1884
Jun 12, 2016 referred to rules

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S8093 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10679
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L; add §2404-d, Pub Health L; amd §159-b, Civ Serv L

S8093 - Summary

Relates to coverage for the detection of breast cancer; requires certified mammography facilities to provide extended hours; allows certain public employees excused leave to undertake a breast cancer screening.

S8093 - Sponsor Memo

S8093 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8093

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN,  HANNON,  SEWARD  -- (at request of the
  Governor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  insurance  law, in relation to coverage for the
  detection of breast  cancer;  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
  relation  to  requiring  certified  mammography  facilities to provide
  extended hours; and to amend the civil service  law,  in  relation  to
  excused leave to undertake a screening for breast cancer

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (B) of  paragraph  11  of  subsection  (i)  of
section 3216 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 219 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (B) Such coverage required pursuant to subparagraph (A) or (C) of this
paragraph  [may]  SHALL  NOT  be  subject to annual deductibles [and] OR
coinsurance [as may be deemed appropriate by the superintendent  and  as
are  consistent with those established for other benefits within a given
policy].
  S 2. Paragraph 11 of subsection (i) of section 3216 of  the  insurance
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (F) to read as follows:
  (F)  SCREENING  AND  DIAGNOSTIC  IMAGING  FOR  THE DETECTION OF BREAST
CANCER, INCLUDING DIAGNOSTIC MAMMOGRAMS, BREAST ULTRASOUNDS, OR MAGNETIC
RESONANCE IMAGING, COVERED UNDER THE POLICY  SHALL  NOT  BE  SUBJECT  TO
ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES OR COINSURANCE.
  S 3. Subsection (i) of section 3216 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 33 to read as follows:
  (33)  WHENEVER IN THIS SECTION AN INSURER IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE BENE-
FITS WITH NO COINSURANCE OR DEDUCTIBLE,  THE  REQUIREMENT  ONLY  APPLIES
WITH  RESPECT  TO  PARTICIPATING  PROVIDERS IN THE INSURER'S NETWORK, OR
WITH RESPECT TO NON-PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS, IF  THE  INSURER  DOES  NOT
HAVE  A PARTICIPATING PROVIDER IN THE IN-NETWORK BENEFITS PORTION OF ITS
NETWORK WITH THE APPROPRIATE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE TO MEET THE PARTIC-
ULAR HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF THE INSURED  PURSUANT  TO  SUBSECTION  (D)  OF
SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SEVENTEEN-D OF THIS ARTICLE.

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

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