senate Bill S3526

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 15, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2019 1st report cal.664
Feb 08, 2019 referred to insurance

Votes

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May 13, 2019 - Insurance committee Vote

S3526
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Insurance Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

aye wr (1)

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S3526 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4462
2011-2012: S2714
2013-2014: S3542
2015-2016: S1764
2017-2018: S2527

S3526 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

S3526 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3526 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3526

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN,  SEWARD,  ADDABBO, AKSHAR, BOYLE, FUNKE,
  GALLIVAN, HELMING, SEPULVEDA -- 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 payments to prehospi-
  tal emergency medical services providers

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

  Section  1. Section 3224-a of the insurance law is amended by adding a
new subsection (k) to read as follows:
  (K) PAYMENTS TO NONPARTICIPATING OR NONPREFERRED  PROVIDERS  OF  AMBU-
LANCE  SERVICES  LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
(1) WHENEVER AN INSURER OR AN ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION  LICENSED  OR
CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OR FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER
OR  ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW PROVIDES THAT ANY HEALTH
CARE CLAIMS SUBMITTED UNDER CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS  ISSUED  OR  ENTERED
INTO  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  ARTICLE  OR  ARTICLE FORTY-TWO, FORTY-THREE OR
FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER AND ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH
LAW  ARE  PAYABLE  TO A PARTICIPATING OR PREFERRED PROVIDER OF AMBULANCE
SERVICES FOR SERVICES RENDERED, THE  INSURER,  ORGANIZATION,  OR  CORPO-
RATION  LICENSED  OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OR FORTY-
SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER OR ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW
SHALL  BE REQUIRED TO PAY SUCH BENEFITS EITHER DIRECTLY TO ANY SIMILARLY
LICENSED NONPARTICIPATING OR NONPREFERRED  PROVIDER  AT  THE  USUAL  AND
CUSTOMARY CHARGE, WHICH SHALL NOT BE EXCESSIVE OR UNREASONABLE, WHEN THE
PROVIDER HAS RENDERED SUCH SERVICES, HAS ON FILE A DULY EXECUTED ASSIGN-
MENT  OF  BENEFITS, AND HAS CAUSED NOTICE OF SUCH ASSIGNMENT TO BE GIVEN
TO THE INSURER,  ORGANIZATION,  OR  CORPORATION  LICENSED  OR  CERTIFIED
PURSUANT  TO ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OR FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER OR ARTI-
CLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW OR JOINTLY  TO  SUCH  NONPARTIC-
IPATING  OR  NONPREFERRED  PROVIDER  AND  TO THE INSURED, SUBSCRIBER, OR
OTHER COVERED PERSON; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN EITHER CASE THE  INSUR-

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

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