assembly Bill A9957

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "comprehensive contraception coverage act" to provide insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products

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  • In Committee
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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2018 referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 06, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.11
rules report cal.11
reported
Mar 05, 2018 reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Mar 01, 2018 referred to insurance

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A9957 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221, 4303, & 3216, Ins L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L; amd §§6527, 6807, 6909 & 6951, add §6832, Ed L; amd §207, Pub Health L

A9957 - Summary

Enacts the "comprehensive contraception coverage act" to provide insurance coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive drugs, devices and products.

A9957 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9957

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. CAHILL, SEAWRIGHT, L. ROSENTHAL, GLICK, JENNE,
  JAFFEE, SIMOTAS, GOTTFRIED, BARRON, BLAKE, BARRETT, MAGNARELLI,  BRON-
  SON,  LAVINE,  MAYER,  CARROLL, GALEF, OTIS, SEPULVEDA, HARRIS, SIMON,
  HYNDMAN, MORELLE,  RAMOS,  D'URSO,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  PICHARDO,  ORTIZ,
  TAYLOR  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, BUCHWALD, COOK,
  HOOPER, LIFTON, LUPARDO, MOSLEY, ROZIC, THIELE, TITUS --  (at  request
  of  the  Department of Law) -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, the social services law,  the  educa-
  tion  law  and  the public health law, in relation to requiring health
  insurance policies to include coverage of all FDA-approved  contracep-
  tive  drugs, devices, and products, as well as voluntary sterilization
  procedures, contraceptive education and counseling, and related follow
  up services and prohibiting a health insurance  policy  from  imposing
  any  cost-sharing  requirements  or  other restrictions or delays with
  respect to this coverage

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "comprehen-
sive contraception coverage act".
  §  2.  Paragraph 16 of subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance
law, as added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (16)  (A)  Every  group or blanket policy [which provides coverage for
prescription drugs shall include coverage for the cost of  contraceptive
drugs or devices approved by the federal food and drug administration or
generic equivalents approved as substitutes by such food and drug admin-
istration  under  the  prescription  of  a  health care provider legally
authorized to prescribe under title eight  of  the  education  law.  The
coverage  required  by  this  section  shall be included in policies and
certificates only through the addition of a rider.
  (A)] THAT IS ISSUED, AMENDED, RENEWED, EFFECTIVE OR  DELIVERED  ON  OR
AFTER  JANUARY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR
ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SERVICES AND CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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