senate Bill S3852A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts "Shannon's law"

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 02, 2019 signed chap.143
Jul 30, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.268
substituted for a5502a
Jun 13, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2019 amended on third reading 3852a
May 01, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2019 1st report cal.465
Feb 20, 2019 referred to insurance

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S3852 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5502
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6586, A6731

S3852 - Summary

Enacts "Shannon's law"; relates to requiring insurance companies to cover annual mammograms for breast cancer screening for covered persons aged thirty-five and older.

S3852 - Sponsor Memo

S3852 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3852

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MARTINEZ, BOYLE -- 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  enacting  "Shannon's
  Law"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Shannon's Law".
  §  2.  Subparagraph  (A)  of paragraph 11 of subsection (i) of section
3216 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter  414  of  the  laws  of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (A)  Every  policy  that  provides  coverage for hospital, surgical or
medical care  shall  provide  the  following  coverage  for  mammography
screening for occult breast cancer:
  (i)  upon the recommendation of a physician, a mammogram, which may be
provided by breast tomosynthesis, at any age for covered persons  having
a  prior  history  of  breast cancer or who have a first degree relative
with a prior history of breast cancer;
  (ii) a single baseline mammogram, which  may  be  provided  by  breast
tomosynthesis, for covered persons aged thirty-five through thirty-nine,
inclusive; [and]
  (iii)  UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A PHYSICIAN, AN ANNUAL MAMMOGRAM FOR
COVERED PERSONS AGED THIRTY-FIVE THROUGH THIRTY-NINE, INCLUSIVE; AND
  (IV) an annual mammogram, which may be provided by breast  tomosynthe-
sis, for covered persons aged forty and older.
  §  3.  Subparagraph  (A)  of paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section
3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter  414  of  the  laws  of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (A)  Every  insurer  delivering a group or blanket policy or issuing a
group or blanket policy for delivery in this state that provides  cover-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09044-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3852A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5502
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6586, A6731

S3852A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Shannon's law"; relates to requiring insurance companies to cover annual mammograms for breast cancer screening for covered persons aged thirty-five and older.

S3852A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3852A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3852--A
    Cal. No. 465

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINEZ, BOYLE, BROOKS, CARLUCCI, KAMINSKY, MYRIE,
  RAMOS, SALAZAR, THOMAS -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Insurance -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  enacting  "Shannon's
  Law"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Shannon's Law".
  §  2.  Subparagraph  (A)  of paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section
3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter  414  of  the  laws  of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (A)  Every  insurer  delivering a group or blanket policy or issuing a
group or blanket policy for delivery in this state that provides  cover-
age  for  hospital, surgical or medical care shall provide the following
coverage for mammography screening for occult breast cancer:
  (i) upon the recommendation of a physician, a mammogram, which may  be
provided  by breast tomosynthesis, at any age for covered persons having
a prior history of breast cancer or who have  a  first  degree  relative
with a prior history of breast cancer;
  (ii)  a  single  baseline  mammogram,  which may be provided by breast
tomosynthesis, for covered persons aged thirty-five through thirty-nine,
inclusive; [and]
  (iii) an annual mammogram, which may be provided by breast tomosynthe-
sis, for covered persons aged forty and older[.]; AND
  (IV) FOR LARGE GROUP POLICIES  THAT  PROVIDE  COVERAGE  FOR  HOSPITAL,
SURGICAL  OR  MEDICAL CARE, AN ANNUAL MAMMOGRAM FOR COVERED PERSONS AGED
THIRTY-FIVE THROUGH THIRTY-NINE, INCLUSIVE, UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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