senate Bill S1884

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to policies or contracts which are not included in the definition of student accident and health insurance

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Insurance Committee


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Jan 17, 2019 referred to insurance

S1884 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A492
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3240, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8983, A11192

S1884 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to policies or contracts which are not included in the definition of student accident and health insurance.

S1884 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1884 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1884

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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 policies or  contracts
  which  are  not  included  in  the  definition of student accident and
  health insurance

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

  Section  1.  Clause  (ii)  of  subparagraph  (B)  of  paragraph  1  of
subsection (a) of section 3240 of the insurance law, as amended by chap-
ter 461 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii) [an accident] A policy or contract that provides benefits meeting
the definition of "excepted benefits" set forth in section 2791  of  the
public  health  service  act,  42 U.S.C. § 300gg-91(c), if the policy or
contract IS LIMITED TO INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PERSONAL RISKS INCIDENT TO
PLANNED TRAVEL,  INCLUDING  SICKNESS,  ACCIDENT,  DISABILITY,  OR  DEATH
OCCURRING  DURING  TRAVEL,  PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH HEALTH BENEFITS ARE NOT
OFFERED ON A STAND-ALONE BASIS AND ARE INCIDENTAL TO OTHER COVERAGE.
  (III) AN ACCIDENT POLICY OR CONTRACT THAT  PROVIDES  BENEFITS  MEETING
THE  DEFINITION  OF "EXCEPTED BENEFITS" SET FORTH IN SECTION 2791 OF THE
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT, 42 U.S.C. § 300GG-91(C),  IF  THE  POLICY  OR
CONTRACT:
  (I) is limited to coverage for intercollegiate sports injuries only;
  (II)  provides  benefits  to  diagnose  and  treat any intercollegiate
sports injury and does not include a benefit dollar maximum  amount  per
injury  that  is less than the overall benefit dollar maximum amount per
student under the intercollegiate sports injury policy or contract;
  (III) provides benefits on an expense incurred basis;
  (IV) provides that premiums are paid in full  by  the  institution  of
higher education;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05103-01-9

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