senate Bill S2663

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Promotes transparency and equity in the utilization review process by ensuring that agents are independent, having no existing relationships with the reviewed entity

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Jan 17, 2017 referred to health

S2663 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3232
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4905, Pub Health L; amd §4905, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5927, A8145

S2663 - Summary

Promotes transparency and equity in the utilization review process by ensuring that agents are independent, having no existing relationships with the reviewed entity.

S2663 - Sponsor Memo

S2663 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2663

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to utilization review agents

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

  Section  1. Section 4905 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. A UTILIZATION REVIEW AGENT SHALL NOT CONDUCT A REVIEW OF ANY ENTI-
TY IN WHICH IT HAS "MATERIAL FAMILIAL AFFILIATION", "MATERIAL  FINANCIAL
AFFILIATION" OR "MATERIAL PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION".
  §  2.  Section  4905  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
subsection (p) to read as follows:
  (P) A UTILIZATION REVIEW AGENT SHALL NOT CONDUCT A REVIEW OF ANY ENTI-
TY IN WHICH IT HAS "MATERIAL FAMILIAL AFFILIATION", "MATERIAL  FINANCIAL
AFFILIATION" OR "MATERIAL PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION".
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00740-01-7

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