assembly Bill A8135B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "comprehensive contraception coverage act" to provide insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2016 referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 22, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.344
Jan 21, 2016 reported
reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Jan 19, 2016 print number 8135b
Jan 19, 2016 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 15, 2016 print number 8135a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
Jun 17, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 16, 2015 reported referred to codes
Jun 09, 2015 referred to insurance

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A8135 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6013A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221, 4303 & 3216, Ins L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L; amd §§6527, 6807, 6909 & 6951, add §6832, Ed L; amd §207, Pub Health L

A8135 - Summary

Enacts the "comprehensive contraception coverage act" to provide insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products.

A8135 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8135

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CAHILL,  SEAWRIGHT, ROSENTHAL, GALEF, GLICK,
  JAFFEE, KAMINSKY, RUSSELL, SIMOTAS, SOLAGES -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M.  of A. ARROYO, BARRETT, BRONSON, COOK, FAHY, HOOPER, LIFTON, LUPAR-
  DO, MAYER, PEOPLES-STOKES, ROZIC, SCHIMEL, SIMON, TITUS -- (at request
  of the Department of Law) -- read once and referred to  the  Committee
  on Insurance

AN  ACT  to amend the insurance law, the social services law, the educa-
  tion law and the public health law, in relation  to  requiring  health
  insurance  policies to include coverage of all FDA-approved contracep-
  tive drugs, devices, and products, as well as voluntary  sterilization
  procedures, contraceptive education and counseling, and related follow
  up  services  and  prohibiting a health insurance policy from imposing
  any cost-sharing requirements or other  restrictions  or  delays  with
  respect to this coverage

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "comprehen-
sive contraception coverage act".
  S 2. Paragraph 16 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of  the  insurance
law,  as added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as
follows:
  (16) (A) Every group or blanket policy [which  provides  coverage  for
prescription  drugs shall include coverage for the cost of contraceptive
drugs or devices approved by the federal food and drug administration or
generic equivalents approved as substitutes by such food and drug admin-
istration under the prescription  of  a  health  care  provider  legally
authorized  to  prescribe  under  title  eight of the education law. The
coverage required by this section shall  be  included  in  policies  and
certificates only through the addition of a rider.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10923-02-5

A. 8135                             2

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A8135A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6013A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221, 4303 & 3216, Ins L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L; amd §§6527, 6807, 6909 & 6951, add §6832, Ed L; amd §207, Pub Health L

A8135A - Summary

Enacts the "comprehensive contraception coverage act" to provide insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products.

A8135A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8135--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CAHILL,  SEAWRIGHT, ROSENTHAL, GALEF, GLICK,
  JAFFEE,  KAMINSKY,  RUSSELL,  SIMOTAS,  SOLAGES,  GOTTFRIED,   LAVINE,
  BARRON,  BLAKE,  BARRETT, MAGNARELLI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  ARROYO, BRAUNSTEIN, BRONSON, CLARK, COOK, DUPREY, FAHY, FARRELL, HOOP-
  ER, LIFTON, LUPARDO, MAYER, McLAUGHLIN, MOSLEY, PEOPLES-STOKES, ROZIC,
  SCHIMEL, SIMON, THIELE, TITUS -- (at request of the Department of Law)
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Insurance in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.
  2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the insurance law, the social services law, the educa-
  tion law and the public health law, in relation  to  requiring  health
  insurance  policies to include coverage of all FDA-approved contracep-
  tive drugs, devices, and products, as well as voluntary  sterilization
  procedures, contraceptive education and counseling, and related follow
  up  services  and  prohibiting a health insurance policy from imposing
  any cost-sharing requirements or other  restrictions  or  delays  with
  respect to this coverage

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "comprehen-
sive contraception coverage act".
  S 2. Paragraph 16 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of  the  insurance
law,  as added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as
follows:
  (16) (A) Every group or blanket policy [which  provides  coverage  for
prescription  drugs shall include coverage for the cost of contraceptive
drugs or devices approved by the federal food and drug administration or
generic equivalents approved as substitutes by such food and drug admin-
istration under the prescription  of  a  health  care  provider  legally
authorized  to  prescribe  under  title  eight of the education law. The

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10923-09-6

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Multi-Sponsors

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A8135B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6013A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221, 4303 & 3216, Ins L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L; amd §§6527, 6807, 6909 & 6951, add §6832, Ed L; amd §207, Pub Health L

A8135B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "comprehensive contraception coverage act" to provide insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products.

A8135B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8135--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CAHILL,  SEAWRIGHT, ROSENTHAL, GALEF, GLICK,
  JAFFEE,  KAMINSKY,  RUSSELL,  SIMOTAS,  SOLAGES,  GOTTFRIED,   LAVINE,
  BARRON,  BLAKE,  BARRETT, MAGNARELLI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  ARROYO, BRAUNSTEIN, BRONSON, CLARK, COOK, DUPREY, FAHY, FARRELL, HOOP-
  ER, LIFTON, LUPARDO, MAYER, McLAUGHLIN, MOSLEY, PEOPLES-STOKES, ROZIC,
  SCHIMEL, SIMON, THIELE, TITUS -- (at request of the Department of Law)
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Insurance in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.
  2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended
  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said commit-
  tee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to
  said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the insurance law, the social services law, the educa-
  tion law and the public health law, in relation  to  requiring  health
  insurance  policies to include coverage of all FDA-approved contracep-
  tive drugs, devices, and products, as well as voluntary  sterilization
  procedures, contraceptive education and counseling, and related follow
  up  services  and  prohibiting a health insurance policy from imposing
  any cost-sharing requirements or other  restrictions  or  delays  with
  respect to this coverage

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "comprehen-
sive contraception coverage act".
  S 2. Paragraph 16 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of  the  insurance
law,  as added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as
follows:
  (16) (A) Every group or blanket policy [which  provides  coverage  for
prescription  drugs shall include coverage for the cost of contraceptive
drugs or devices approved by the federal food and drug administration or
generic equivalents approved as substitutes by such food and drug admin-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10923-11-6

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