senate Bill S4356

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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  • Introduced
  • 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 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
Mar 12, 2019 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.257
Mar 08, 2019 referred to rules

S4356 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6186
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §210 sub§ (c-1), amd §210, add §343, Ins L (as proposed in S. 1156-C and A. 3694-C)

S4356 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain insurance companies to provide the superintendent of financial services mental health and substance use disorder parity reports; repeals provisions of the insurance law in relation thereto.

S4356 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4356 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4356

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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and A.  3694-C, is REPEALED.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.
  (B) EACH PERSON REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A REPORT UNDER THIS  SECTION  SHALL
INCLUDE IN THE REPORT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

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

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