|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to insurance|
|Feb 07, 2017||referred to insurance|
assembly Bill A5208
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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A5208 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5208 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5208 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 7, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GLICK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to coverage of the diag- nosis and treatment of infertility THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 13 of subsection (i) of section 3216 of the insurance law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (C) to read as follows: (C) (I) NO POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL LIMIT OR RESTRICT, OR PLACE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS UPON, SUCH COVERAGE, WHEN AN INSURED HAS A PARTNER OF THE SAME SEX. COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE PROVIDED TO SUCH INSUREDS ON THE SAME BASIS AND CONDITIONS AS PROVIDED TO INSUREDS WITH A PARTNER OF THE OPPOSITE SEX. (II) AN INSURER SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT REQUIRE AS A CONDITION OF COVERAGE THAT AN INSURED WHO HAS A PARTNER OF THE SAME SEX THAT: (I) THE INSURED'S PARTNER'S SPERM BE USED IN THE COVERED TREATMENTS OR PROCEDURES; OR (II) THE INSURED DEMONSTRATE INFER- TILITY EXCLUSIVELY BY MEANS OF A HISTORY OF UNSUCCESSFUL HETEROSEXUAL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE. (III) IN THE EVENT THAT A POLICY PROVIDES COVERAGE OF IN VITRO FERTI- LIZATION, SUCH POLICY SHALL NOT LIMIT OR RESTRICT, OR PLACE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS UPON, SUCH COVERAGE WHEN AN INSURED HAS A PARTNER OF THE SAME SEX. SUCH COVERAGE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO SUCH INSUREDS ON THE SAME BASIS AND CONDITIONS AS PROVIDED TO INSUREDS WITH A PARTNER OF THE OPPO- SITE SEX. § 2. Paragraph 6 of subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (E) to read as follows: (E) (I) NO GROUP OR BLANKET POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL LIMIT OR RESTRICT, OR PLACE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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