assembly Bill A354

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides health insurance coverage for a follow-up ultrasound for breast cancer screening upon the recommendation of a physician

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to insurance

A354 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3510
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8210
2017-2018: S1108

A354 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides health insurance coverage for a follow-up ultrasound for breast cancer screening upon the recommendation of a physician.

A354 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   354

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. RYAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance  law,  in  relation  to  health  insurance
  coverage for follow-up ultrasound for breast cancer screening

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

  Section 1. 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) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A
PHYSICIAN, FOR A FOLLOW-UP ULTRASOUND, IN THE  EVENT  THAT  A  PHYSICIAN
DETERMINES  THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR HETEROGENEOUSLY
DENSE BREAST TISSUE.
  S 2. Paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of  the  insurance
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (F) to read as follows:
  (F) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A
PHYSICIAN,  FOR  A  FOLLOW-UP  ULTRASOUND, IN THE EVENT THAT A PHYSICIAN
DETERMINES THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR  HETEROGENEOUSLY
DENSE BREAST TISSUE.
  S 3. Subsection (p) of section 4303 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 5 to read as follows:
  (5) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A
PHYSICIAN,  FOR  A  FOLLOW-UP  ULTRASOUND, IN THE EVENT THAT A PHYSICIAN
DETERMINES THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR  HETEROGENEOUSLY
DENSE BREAST TISSUE.
  S  4.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall apply to all policies and contracts  issued,
renewed, modified, altered or amended on or after such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00657-01-5