senate Bill S8744

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits approved providers of child health insurance coverage from discriminating against health care providers not participating in the insurers network

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May 10, 2018 referred to health

S8744 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3866
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2511, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5756
2011-2012: A2550
2013-2014: A4045
2015-2016: A2918
2019-2020: S6760, A3654

S8744 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits approved organizations providing coverage under the child health insurance plan from discriminating against health care providers which do not participate in the organization's health care network.

S8744 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8744 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8744

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law, in relation to prohibiting
  approved organizations in the child health insurance plan from  limit-
  ing the participation of certain health care providers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 2511 of the public health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  NO  APPROVED  ORGANIZATION SHALL PROHIBIT OR IN ANY WAY LIMIT THE
PROVISION OF COVERED HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY A HEALTH CARE  PROVIDER  ON
THE  GROUNDS  THAT  SUCH PROVIDER CHOOSES NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN A HEALTH
CARE NETWORK MAINTAINED BY SUCH APPROVED ORGANIZATION TO  SERVE  COMMER-
CIAL INSUREDS, ENROLLEES OR SUBSCRIBERS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08692-01-7

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