senate Bill S1668A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Insurance Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2018 print number 1668a
Jan 31, 2018 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to insurance
Jan 10, 2017 referred to insurance

S1668 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5281A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S139A
2013-2014: S3042A

S1668 - Summary

Provides that the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission shall: evaluate each mandated benefit; investigate current practices of health plans with regard to the mandated benefit; investigate the potential premium impact of repealing and/or modifying the mandated benefits on all segments of the insurance market; hold at least two public hearings (view more) submit a report to the legislature; makes related provisions.

S1668 - Sponsor Memo

S1668 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1668

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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  the  New  York  state
  health care quality and cost containment commission

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

  Section 1. Section 213 of the insurance law, as added by section 1  of
part L of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 213. New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
sion.  (a)  There  is hereby established within the department a commis-
sion, to be known as the "New York state health care  quality  and  cost
containment  commission".  The  commission  shall  consist  of  thirteen
members appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be the  superinten-
dent,  one  of whom shall be the commissioner of health, and six of whom
shall be appointed on the recommendation of the legislative leaders, two
on the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate,  two  on
the  recommendation of the speaker of the assembly, one on the recommen-
dation of the minority leader of the senate, and one on the  recommenda-
tion  of the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve at
the pleasure of the governor, and vacancies shall be  appointed  in  the
same  manner  as  original appointments. Members of the commission shall
serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable trav-
el expenses. In making appointments  to  the  commission,  the  governor
shall  ensure  that  the interests of health care consumers, small busi-
nesses, the medical community and health plans are  represented  on  the
commission,  AND  THAT  THE COMMISSION INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE ACTUARY, ONE
EXPERT ON HEALTH BENEFITS, HAVING NO LESS THAN FIFTEEN YEARS  OF  DIRECT
EXPERIENCE  WITH  HEALTH BENEFITS, AND ONE PHYSICIAN. ALL MEMBERS OF THE
COMMISSION SHALL BE SEATED NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND  SIXTEEN  WHICH  AMENDED
THIS SECTION AND ALL VACANCIES SHALL BE FILLED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00271-01-7

S1668A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5281A
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S139A
2013-2014: S3042A

S1668A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission shall: evaluate each mandated benefit; investigate current practices of health plans with regard to the mandated benefit; investigate the potential premium impact of repealing and/or modifying the mandated benefits on all segments of the insurance market; hold at least two public hearings (view more) submit a report to the legislature; makes related provisions.

S1668A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1668A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1668--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Insurance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to  the  New  York  state
  health care quality and cost containment commission

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

  Section 1. Section 213 of the insurance law, as added by section 1  of
part L of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 213. New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
sion.  (a)  There  is hereby established within the department a commis-
sion, to be known as the "New York state health care  quality  and  cost
containment  commission".  The  commission  shall  consist  of  thirteen
members appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be the  superinten-
dent,  one  of whom shall be the commissioner of health, and six of whom
shall be appointed on the recommendation of the legislative leaders, two
on the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate,  two  on
the  recommendation of the speaker of the assembly, one on the recommen-
dation of the minority leader of the senate, and one on the  recommenda-
tion  of the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve at
the pleasure of the governor, and vacancies shall be  appointed  in  the
same  manner  as  original appointments. Members of the commission shall
serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable trav-
el expenses. In making appointments  to  the  commission,  the  governor
shall  ensure  that  the interests of health care consumers, small busi-
nesses, the medical community and health plans are  represented  on  the
commission,  AND  THAT  THE COMMISSION INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE ACTUARY, ONE
EXPERT ON HEALTH BENEFITS, HAVING NO LESS THAN FIFTEEN YEARS  OF  DIRECT
EXPERIENCE  WITH  HEALTH BENEFITS, AND ONE PHYSICIAN. ALL MEMBERS OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00271-02-8

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