assembly Bill A2817

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization and other fertility preservation treatments

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Mar 18, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 25, 2019 referred to insurance

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A2817 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S719
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10137, S7219
2017-2018: A2646, S3148

A2817 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization and other fertility preservation treatments.

A2817 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2817

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS,  BICHOTTE, QUART, BRONSON, SOLAGES,
  BRAUNSTEIN, STECK, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, PAULIN, BARRETT, HEVESI,  LAVINE,
  CYMBROWITZ,  MOSLEY,  BUCHWALD,  DINOWITZ,  ROZIC, L. ROSENTHAL, OTIS,
  LIFTON, JEAN-PIERRE, WRIGHT, WEPRIN, ZEBROWSKI --  Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  LENTOL  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to insurance coverage  of
  in vitro fertilization and other fertility preservation treatments

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 13 of subsection  (i)  of  section  3216  of  the
insurance  law is amended by adding three new subparagraphs (C), (D) and
(E) to read as follows:
  (C) EVERY POLICY DELIVERED OR ISSUED FOR DELIVERY IN THIS  STATE  THAT
PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR HOSPITAL, SURGICAL OR MEDICAL CARE SHALL PROVIDE
COVERAGE FOR:
  (I) IN VITRO FERTILIZATION USED IN THE TREATMENT OF INFERTILITY; AND
  (II) STANDARD FERTILITY PRESERVATION SERVICES WHEN A NECESSARY MEDICAL
TREATMENT MAY DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY CAUSE IATROGENIC INFERTILITY  TO  A
COVERED PERSON.
  (D)  (I)  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  SUBPARAGRAPH  (C) OF THIS PARAGRAPH,
"INFERTILITY" MEANS A DISEASE OR CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY THE INCAPAC-
ITY TO IMPREGNATE ANOTHER PERSON OR TO CONCEIVE, AS DIAGNOSED OR  DETER-
MINED (I) BY A PHYSICIAN LICENSED TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN THIS STATE, OR
(II)  BY  THE  FAILURE  TO  ESTABLISH  A CLINICAL PREGNANCY AFTER TWELVE
MONTHS OF REGULAR, UNPROTECTED SEXUAL INTERCOURSE, OR AFTER  SIX  MONTHS
OF REGULAR, UNPROTECTED SEXUAL INTERCOURSE IN THE CASE OF A FEMALE THIR-
TY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  (II)  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF SUBPARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, "IATRO-
GENIC INFERTILITY" MEANS AN IMPAIRMENT OF FERTILITY  BY  SURGERY,  RADI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01402-02-9

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