assembly Bill A6186A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to mental health and substance use disorder parity reporting; repeals provisions in relation thereto

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Current Bill Status Via S4356 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 29, 2019 signed chap.207
Aug 23, 2019 delivered to governor
May 01, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.206
substituted for a6186a
May 01, 2019 substituted by s4356
Apr 25, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.206
Apr 09, 2019 reported
Mar 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
Mar 05, 2019 print number 6186a
Mar 05, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Feb 28, 2019 referred to insurance

A6186 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4356
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §210 sub§ (c-1), add §343, amd §210, Ins L (as proposed in S.1156-C and A.3694-C)

A6186 - Summary

Relates to mental health and substance use disorder parity reporting; repeals provisions in relation thereto.

A6186 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6186

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 28, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring insurers  to
  compile  biannual  reports on mental health and substance use disorder
  parity; and to repeal certain provisions of the insurance law relating
  thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subsection  (c-1)  of section 210 of the insurance law is
REPEALED.
  § 2. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 343 to  read
as follows:
  §  343.  MENTAL  HEALTH  AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PARITY REPORT. (A)
BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN AND EVERY TWO  YEARS  THERE-
AFTER,  EACH INSURER PROVIDING MANAGED CARE PRODUCTS, INDIVIDUAL COMPRE-
HENSIVE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE OR GROUP OR BLANKET  COMPREHENSIVE
ACCIDENT  AND  HEALTH  INSURANCE, EACH CORPORATION ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE FORTY-THREE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  PROVIDING  COMPREHENSIVE  HEALTH
INSURANCE AND EACH ENTITY LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE
PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW  PROVIDING  COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SERVICE PLANS SHALL
SUBMIT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT, IN A FORM AND  MANNER  PRESCRIBED  BY  THE
SUPERINTENDENT,  A REPORT DETAILING THE ENTITY'S COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL
AND STATE HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PARITY  LAWS  BASED  ON  THE
ENTITY'S RECORD DURING THE PRECEDING TWO CALENDAR YEARS. THE SUPERINTEN-
DENT  SHALL  PUBLISH  ON  THE  DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, AND  EVERY  YEAR  THEREAFTER,  THE  REPORT
SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B)  EACH  PERSON REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A REPORT UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL
INCLUDE IN THE REPORT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (1) RATES OF UTILIZATION REVIEW FOR MENTAL HEALTH  AND  SUBSTANCE  USE
DISORDER  CLAIMS  AS  COMPARED TO MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CLAIMS, INCLUDING

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

A6186A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4356
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §210 sub§ (c-1), add §343, amd §210, Ins L (as proposed in S.1156-C and A.3694-C)

A6186A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mental health and substance use disorder parity reporting; repeals provisions in relation thereto.

A6186A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6186--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on  Insurance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  insurance law, in relation to mental health and
  substance  use  disorder  parity  reporting;  and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subsection (c-1) of section 210 of the  insurance  law,  as
amended  by  a  chapter  of  the laws of 2018 amending the insurance law
relating to establishing the mental health and  substance  use  disorder
parity  report  act,  as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 1156-C
and A.  3694-C, is REPEALED.
  § 2. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 343 to  read
as follows:
  §  343.  MENTAL  HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PARITY REPORT.  (A)
BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN AND EVERY TWO  YEARS  THERE-
AFTER,  EACH INSURER PROVIDING MANAGED CARE PRODUCTS, INDIVIDUAL COMPRE-
HENSIVE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE OR GROUP OR BLANKET  COMPREHENSIVE
ACCIDENT  AND  HEALTH  INSURANCE, EACH CORPORATION ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE FORTY-THREE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  PROVIDING  COMPREHENSIVE  HEALTH
INSURANCE AND EACH ENTITY LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THE
PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW  PROVIDING  COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SERVICE PLANS SHALL
SUBMIT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT, IN A FORM AND  MANNER  PRESCRIBED  BY  THE
SUPERINTENDENT,  A REPORT DETAILING THE ENTITY'S COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL
AND STATE MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PARITY LAWS BASED  ON
THE  ENTITY'S RECORD DURING THE PRECEDING TWO CALENDAR YEARS. THE SUPER-
INTENDENT SHALL PUBLISH ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  NINETEEN,  AND  EVERY  TWO  YEARS  THEREAFTER,  THE
REPORTS SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10356-02-9