assembly Bill A2883A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 09, 2020 print number 2883a
Sep 09, 2020 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to insurance
Jan 28, 2019 referred to insurance

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A2883 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6140
2011-2012: A552
2013-2014: A639
2015-2016: A102
2017-2018: A344
2021-2022: A2085

A2883 - Summary

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection for persons thirty-five years of age or older; requires the superintendent of financial services to provide notification to enrollees of such coverage via mail.

A2883 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2883
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ, ZEBROWSKI,
   ORTIZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BARNWELL,
   CAHILL, COLTON, COOK, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, RAIA -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Insurance
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the insurance law, in relation to providing insurance
   coverage for colorectal cancer early detection
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  27  of  subsection  (i) of section 3216 of the
 insurance law, as added by chapter 457 of the laws of  2010,  is  renum-
 bered  paragraph  34,  paragraph 28 of subsection (i) of section 3216 of
 the insurance law, as amended by chapter 11 of  the  laws  of  2012,  is
 renumbered  paragraph 35, paragraph 34 of subsection (i) of section 3216
 of the insurance law, as added by section 10 of part MM of chapter 57 of
 the laws of 2018, is renumbered paragraph 36 and a new paragraph  37  is
 added to read as follows:
   (37) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
 SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE TO ANY NAMED SUBSCRIBER OR OTHER PERSON COVERED
 THEREUNDER FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONDUCTING COLORECTAL  CANCER  EXAM-
 INATIONS  AND  LABORATORY TESTS AT REGULAR INTERVALS, INCLUDING EXPENSES
 INCURRED IN CONDUCTING PHYSICIAN  CONSULTATIONS  FOR  COLORECTAL  CANCER
 PRIOR  TO SUCH EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS, FOR PERSONS FIFTY YEARS OF AGE OR
 OLDER AND FOR PERSONS OF ANY AGE WHO ARE CONSIDERED TO BE AT  HIGH  RISK
 FOR COLORECTAL CANCER. THE METHODS OF SCREENING FOR WHICH BENEFITS SHALL
 BE PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   (I) A SCREENING FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST;
   (II) FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY;
   (III) COLONOSCOPY;
   (IV) BARIUM ENEMA; OR
   (V)  THE MOST RELIABLE, MEDICALLY RECOGNIZED SCREENING TEST AVAILABLE;
 AND

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

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A2883A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6140
2011-2012: A552
2013-2014: A639
2015-2016: A102
2017-2018: A344
2021-2022: A2085

A2883A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection for persons thirty-five years of age or older; requires the superintendent of financial services to provide notification to enrollees of such coverage via mail.

A2883A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2883--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ, ZEBROWSKI,
   ORTIZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BARNWELL,
   CAHILL,  COLTON,  COOK,  GLICK, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Insurance -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Insur-
   ance  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  providing  insurance
   coverage for colorectal cancer early detection
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 27 of subsection  (i)  of  section  3216  of  the
 insurance  law,  as  added by chapter 457 of the laws of 2010, is renum-
 bered paragraph 36, paragraph 28 of subsection (i) of  section  3216  of
 the  insurance  law,  as  amended  by chapter 11 of the laws of 2012, is
 renumbered paragraph 37, paragraph 34 of subsection (i) of section  3216
 of the insurance law, as added by section 10 of part MM of chapter 57 of
 the  laws  of 2018, is renumbered paragraph 38 and a new paragraph 39 is
 added to read as follows:
   (39) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
 SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE TO ANY NAMED SUBSCRIBER OR OTHER  PERSON  COVERED
 THEREUNDER  FOR  EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONDUCTING COLORECTAL CANCER EXAM-
 INATIONS AND LABORATORY TESTS AT REGULAR INTERVALS,  INCLUDING  EXPENSES
 INCURRED  IN  CONDUCTING  PHYSICIAN  CONSULTATIONS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER
 PRIOR TO SUCH EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS, FOR PERSONS THIRTY-FIVE  YEARS  OF
 AGE OR OLDER AND FOR PERSONS OF ANY AGE WHO ARE CONSIDERED TO BE AT HIGH
 RISK  FOR COLORECTAL CANCER. THE METHODS OF SCREENING FOR WHICH BENEFITS
 SHALL BE PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   (I) A SCREENING FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST;
   (II) FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY;
   (III) COLONOSCOPY;

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