assembly Bill A6010

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission

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Feb 26, 2019 referred to insurance

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A6010 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S537
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3042
2015-2016: S139
2017-2018: A5281, S1668

A6010 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the New York state health care quality and cost containment commission shall: evaluate each mandated benefit; investigate current practices of health plans with regard to the mandated benefit; investigate the potential premium impact of repealing and/or modifying the mandated benefits on all segments of the insurance market; hold at least two public hearings (view more) submit a report to the legislature; makes related provisions.

A6010 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6010

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAWRENCE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Insurance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the insurance law, in relation to the New York state
  health care quality and cost containment commission

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

  Section  1. Section 213 of the insurance law, as added by section 1 of
part L of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  § 213. New York state health care quality and cost containment commis-
sion. (a) There is hereby established within the  department  a  commis-
sion,  to  be  known as the "New York state health care quality and cost
containment  commission".  The  commission  shall  consist  of  thirteen
members  appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be the superinten-
dent, one of whom shall be the commissioner of health, and six  of  whom
shall be appointed on the recommendation of the legislative leaders, two
on  the  recommendation of the temporary president of the senate, two on
the recommendation of the speaker of the assembly, one on the  recommen-
dation  of the minority leader of the senate, and one on the recommenda-
tion of the minority leader of the assembly. All members shall serve  at
the  pleasure  of  the governor, and vacancies shall be appointed in the
same manner as original appointments. Members of  the  commission  shall
serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable trav-
el  expenses.  In  making  appointments  to the commission, the governor
shall ensure that the interests of health care  consumers,  small  busi-
nesses,  the  medical  community and health plans are represented on the
commission, AND THAT THE COMMISSION INCLUDE AT LEAST  ONE  ACTUARY,  ONE
EXPERT  ON  HEALTH BENEFITS, HAVING NO LESS THAN FIFTEEN YEARS OF DIRECT
EXPERIENCE WITH HEALTH BENEFITS, AND ONE PHYSICIAN. ALL MEMBERS  OF  THE
COMMISSION SHALL BE SEATED NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
DATE  OF  THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN WHICH AMENDED
THIS SECTION AND ALL VACANCIES SHALL BE FILLED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE.

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

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