assembly Bill A2085A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1489
substituted for s906b
Mar 09, 2022 referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.92
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 09, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.656
rules report cal.656
reported
Jun 08, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 25, 2021 reported referred to codes
May 18, 2021 print number 2085a
May 18, 2021 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 14, 2021 referred to insurance

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A2085 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S906
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216 & 3221, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6140
2011-2012: A552, S6941
2013-2014: A639, S543
2015-2016: A102, S756
2017-2018: A344, S1836
2019-2020: A2883, S8051

A2085 - Summary

Requires certain providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection in accordance with the American cancer society guidelines; requires the insurance carriers to notify enrollees of such coverage and screening guidelines via mail.

A2085 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2085
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ, ZEBROWSKI,
   ENGLEBRIGHT, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARNWELL, CAHILL,
   COLTON, COOK, GLICK, GOTTFRIED  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Insurance
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the insurance law, in relation to providing insurance
   coverage for colorectal cancer early detection
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  27  of  subsection  (i) of section 3216 of the
 insurance law, as added by chapter 457 of the laws of  2010,  is  renum-
 bered  paragraph  36,  paragraph 28 of subsection (i) of section 3216 of
 the insurance law, as amended by chapter 11 of  the  laws  of  2012,  is
 renumbered  paragraph 37, paragraph 34 of subsection (i) of section 3216
 of the insurance law, as added by section 10 of part MM of chapter 57 of
 the laws of 2018, is renumbered paragraph 38 and a new paragraph  39  is
 added to read as follows:
   (39) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
 SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE TO ANY NAMED SUBSCRIBER OR OTHER PERSON COVERED
 THEREUNDER FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONDUCTING COLORECTAL  CANCER  EXAM-
 INATIONS  AND  LABORATORY TESTS AT REGULAR INTERVALS, INCLUDING EXPENSES
 INCURRED IN CONDUCTING PHYSICIAN  CONSULTATIONS  FOR  COLORECTAL  CANCER
 PRIOR  TO  SUCH EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS, FOR PERSONS THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF
 AGE OR OLDER AND FOR PERSONS OF ANY AGE WHO ARE CONSIDERED TO BE AT HIGH
 RISK FOR COLORECTAL CANCER. THE METHODS OF SCREENING FOR WHICH  BENEFITS
 SHALL BE PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   (I) A SCREENING FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST;
   (II) FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY;
   (III) COLONOSCOPY;
   (IV) BARIUM ENEMA; OR
   (V)  THE MOST RELIABLE, MEDICALLY RECOGNIZED SCREENING TEST AVAILABLE;
 AND

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

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A2085A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S906
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216 & 3221, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6140
2011-2012: A552, S6941
2013-2014: A639, S543
2015-2016: A102, S756
2017-2018: A344, S1836
2019-2020: A2883, S8051

A2085A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain providers of health care policies to provide coverage for colorectal cancer early detection in accordance with the American cancer society guidelines; requires the insurance carriers to notify enrollees of such coverage and screening guidelines via mail.

A2085A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2085--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ, ZEBROWSKI,
   ENGLEBRIGHT, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARNWELL, CAHILL,
   COLTON, COOK, GLICK, GOTTFRIED  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  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  providing  insurance
   coverage for colorectal cancer early detection
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 27 of subsection  (i)  of  section  3216  of  the
 insurance  law,  as  added by chapter 457 of the laws of 2010, is renum-
 bered paragraph 36, paragraph 28 of subsection (i) of  section  3216  of
 the  insurance  law,  as  amended  by chapter 11 of the laws of 2012, is
 renumbered paragraph 37, paragraph 34 of subsection (i) of section  3216
 of the insurance law, as added by section 10 of part MM of chapter 57 of
 the laws of 2018, is renumbered paragraph 38 and a new paragraph 11-b is
 added to read as follows:
   (11-B) (A) EVERY POLICY DELIVERED OR ISSUED FOR DELIVERY IN THIS STATE
 WHICH  PROVIDES  MEDICAL  COVERAGE  THAT INCLUDES COVERAGE FOR PHYSICIAN
 SERVICES IN A PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE AND EVERY POLICY WHICH  PROVIDES  MAJOR
 MEDICAL  OR  SIMILAR COMPREHENSIVE-TYPE COVERAGE SHALL PROVIDE, UPON THE
 PRESCRIPTION OF A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY AUTHORIZED  TO  PRESCRIBE
 UNDER  TITLE  EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW, COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER
 SCREENING. THE COVERAGE REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL INCLUDE PREVEN-
 TIVE COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING  COVERAGE  FOR  ALL  COLORECTAL  CANCER
 EXAMINATIONS  AND  LABORATORY  TESTS  IN ACCORDANCE WITH AMERICAN CANCER
 SOCIETY GUIDELINES FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING OF AVERAGE RISK INDI-
 VIDUALS, INCLUDING AN INITIAL  COLONOSCOPY  OR  OTHER  MEDICAL  TEST  OR
 PROCEDURE  FOR  COLORECTAL  CANCER SCREENING AND A FOLLOW-UP COLONOSCOPY
 PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF A POSITIVE RESULT ON A NON-COLONOSCOPY  PREVEN-
 TIVE SCREENING TEST.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.