senate Bill S4150

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires certain health insurance policies to include mammography screening by breast tomosynthesis

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5677 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2017 approval memo.19
signed chap.414
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1755
substituted for s4150
Jun 15, 2017 substituted by a5677
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1755
Jun 05, 2017 reported and committed to rules
Feb 03, 2017 referred to insurance

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S4150 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5677
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

S4150 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain health insurance policies to include mammography screening by breast tomosynthesis.

S4150 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4150 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4150

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 mammography by breast tomosynthesis

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

  Section 1. Subparagraphs (A) and (C) of paragraph (11)  of  subsection
(i)  of  section 3216 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 219 of
the laws of 2011, are amended to read as follows:
  (A) Every policy that provides  coverage  for  hospital,  surgical  or
medical  care  shall  provide  the  following  coverage  for mammography
screening for occult breast cancer:
  (i) upon the recommendation of a physician, a mammogram, WHICH MAY  BE
PROVIDED  BY BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS, at any age for covered persons having
a prior history of breast cancer or who have  a  first  degree  relative
with a prior history of breast cancer;
  (ii)  a  single  baseline  mammogram,  WHICH MAY BE PROVIDED BY BREAST
TOMOSYNTHESIS, for covered persons aged thirty-five through thirty-nine,
inclusive; and
  (iii) an annual mammogram, WHICH MAY BE PROVIDED BY BREAST TOMOSYNTHE-
SIS, for covered persons aged forty and older.
  (C) For purposes of subparagraphs  (A)  and  (B)  of  this  paragraph,
mammography  screening  means  an  X-ray examination of the breast using
dedicated equipment, including X-ray tube, filter,  compression  device,
screens,  films  and cassettes, with an average glandular radiation dose
less than 0.5 rem per view per breast; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT MAMMOGRA-
PHY SCREENING SHALL ALSO INCLUDE BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS.
  § 2. Subparagraphs (A) and (C) of paragraph (11) of subsection (l)  of
section 3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 219 of the laws
of 2011, are amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07634-01-7

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