senate Bill S1108A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to health insurance coverage for breast ultrasound for cancer screening

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to insurance
Mar 06, 2017 print number 1108a
Mar 06, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Jan 06, 2017 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

S1108 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5980
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3510

S1108 - Summary

Relates to health insurance coverage for breast ultrasound for cancer screening.

S1108 - Sponsor Memo

S1108 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1108

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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 (G) to read as
follows:
  (G) 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.
  § 2. Paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of  the  insurance
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (G) to read as follows:
  (G) 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.
  § 3. Subsection (p) of section 4303 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
  (6) 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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD00003-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S1108A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5980
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3510

S1108A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health insurance coverage for breast ultrasound for cancer screening.

S1108A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1108A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1108--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAMINSKY, PERALTA, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Insur-
  ance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance  law,  in  relation  to  health  insurance
  coverage for breast ultrasound for 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 (G) to read as
follows:
  (G) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED FOR A  BREAST  ULTRASOUND  IN
ALL  INSTANCES  WHERE  A  MAMMOGRAPHY  SCREENING  IS  PROVIDED FOR UNDER
SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS PARAGRAPH IN THE EVENT THAT A PHYSICIAN  DETER-
MINES THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR HETEROGENEOUSLY DENSE
BREAST TISSUE.
  §  2.  Paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (G) to read as follows:
  (G) SUCH COVERAGE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED FOR A  BREAST  ULTRASOUND  IN
ALL  INSTANCES  WHERE  A  MAMMOGRAPHY  SCREENING  IS  PROVIDED FOR UNDER
SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS PARAGRAPH IN THE EVENT THAT A PHYSICIAN  DETER-
MINES THAT A COVERED PERSON HAS EXTREMELY DENSE OR HETEROGENEOUSLY DENSE
BREAST TISSUE.
  § 3. Subsection (p) of section 4303 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
  (6)  SUCH  COVERAGE  SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED FOR A BREAST ULTRASOUND IN
ALL INSTANCES WHERE A MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING IS PROVIDED FOR UNDER  PARA-
GRAPH  ONE  OF  THIS SUBSECTION IN THE EVENT THAT A PHYSICIAN DETERMINES
THAT A COVERED PERSON  HAS  EXTREMELY  DENSE  OR  HETEROGENEOUSLY  DENSE
BREAST TISSUE.
  §  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.

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