assembly Bill A5677

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires certain health insurance policies to include mammography screening by breast tomosynthesis

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2017 approval memo.19
signed chap.414
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1755
substituted for s4150
Mar 30, 2017 referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 16, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.146
Mar 13, 2017 reported
Mar 07, 2017 reported referred to codes
Feb 14, 2017 referred to insurance

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A5677 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4150
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A5677 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain health insurance policies to include mammography screening by breast tomosynthesis.

A5677 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5677

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance  law,  in  relation  to  health  insurance
  coverage for mammography by breast tomosynthesis

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

  Section 1. Subparagraphs (A) and (C) of paragraph (11)  of  subsection
(i)  of  section 3216 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 219 of
the laws of 2011, are amended to read as follows:
  (A) Every policy that provides  coverage  for  hospital,  surgical  or
medical  care  shall  provide  the  following  coverage  for mammography
screening for occult breast cancer:
  (i) upon the recommendation of a physician, a mammogram, WHICH MAY  BE
PROVIDED  BY BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS, at any age for covered persons having
a prior history of breast cancer or who have  a  first  degree  relative
with a prior history of breast cancer;
  (ii)  a  single  baseline  mammogram,  WHICH MAY BE PROVIDED BY BREAST
TOMOSYNTHESIS, for covered persons aged thirty-five through thirty-nine,
inclusive; and
  (iii) an annual mammogram, WHICH MAY BE PROVIDED BY BREAST TOMOSYNTHE-
SIS, for covered persons aged forty and older.
  (C) For purposes of subparagraphs  (A)  and  (B)  of  this  paragraph,
mammography  screening  means  an  X-ray examination of the breast using
dedicated equipment, including X-ray tube, filter,  compression  device,
screens,  films  and cassettes, with an average glandular radiation dose
less than 0.5 rem per view per breast; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT MAMMOGRA-
PHY SCREENING SHALL ALSO INCLUDE BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS.
  § 2. Subparagraphs (A) and (C) of paragraph (11) of subsection (l)  of
section 3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 219 of the laws
of 2011, are amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07634-01-7