assembly Bill A5281A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2018 held for consideration in insurance
Feb 06, 2018 print number 5281a
Feb 06, 2018 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to insurance
Feb 07, 2017 referred to insurance

A5281 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1668
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3042
2015-2016: S139
2019-2020: A6010, S537

A5281 - 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.

A5281 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5281

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAWRENCE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee 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:
  § 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.

A5281A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1668
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3042
2015-2016: S139
2019-2020: A6010, S537

A5281A (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.

A5281A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5281--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAWRENCE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Insurance  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Insurance in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

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:
  § 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.

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