assembly Bill A372

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting co-payments for treatment at an opioid treatment program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.763
substituted for s5690
Jan 11, 2022 referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.27
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.156
rules report cal.156
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 20, 2021 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to insurance

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A372 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5690
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9082
2019-2020: A972, S4643

A372 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting insurance companies from imposing co-payments for treatment at an opioid treatment program.

A372 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    372
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, JACOBSON, CARROLL, WEPRIN, RICHARD-
   SON,  GOTTFRIED,  GRIFFIN,  EPSTEIN, BRAUNSTEIN, STIRPE -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A.  GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Insurance

 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  prohibiting  co-pay-
   ments for treatment at an opioid treatment program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph 31-b to read as follows:
   (31-B)  EVERY POLICY THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT AT AN OPIOID
 TREATMENT PROGRAM SHALL NOT IMPOSE A CO-PAYMENT FEE DURING THE COURSE OF
 TREATMENT ON ANY INSURED FOR SUCH TREATMENT. FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
 SECTION  "OPIOID  TREATMENT  PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  PROGRAM OR PRACTITIONER
 ENGAGED IN OPIOID TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AN OPIOID AGONIST TREAT-
 MENT MEDICATION.
   § 2. Subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph 7-b to read as follows:
   (7-B) EVERY POLICY THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT AT  AN  OPIOID
 TREATMENT PROGRAM SHALL NOT IMPOSE A CO-PAYMENT FEE DURING THE COURSE OF
 TREATMENT  ON  ANY INSURED FOR SUCH TREATMENT.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION "OPIOID TREATMENT  PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  PROGRAM  OR  PRACTITIONER
 ENGAGED IN OPIOID TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AN OPIOID AGONIST TREAT-
 MENT MEDICATION.
   §  3.  Section  4303  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
 subsection (l-2) to read as follows:
   (L-2) EVERY POLICY THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT AT  AN  OPIOID
 TREATMENT PROGRAM SHALL NOT IMPOSE A CO-PAYMENT FEE DURING THE COURSE OF
 TREATMENT  ON  ANY INSURED FOR SUCH TREATMENT.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION "OPIOID TREATMENT  PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  PROGRAM  OR  PRACTITIONER
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets