assembly Bill A5193

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the dispensing of emergency contraception under certain circumstances and conditions

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Feb 11, 2021 referred to insurance

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A5193 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4304, Ins L; amd §207, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5178
2017-2018: A2604
2019-2020: A487

A5193 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the dispensing of emergency contraception when provided pursuant to an ordinary prescription or order and when lawfully provided other than through a prescription or order; defines "emergency contraception" to mean one or more prescription or non-prescription drugs, used separately or in combination, in a dosage and manner for preventing pregnancy when used after intercourse, found safe and effective for that use by the United States food and drug administration, and dispensed or administered for that purpose.

A5193 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5193
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  JOYNER, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, GALEF,
   PICHARDO, L. ROSENTHAL, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COOK,
   GLICK, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
   to  providing  for  dispensing  emergency  contraception under certain
   conditions
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Section 3216 of the insurance law is amended by adding a
 new subsection (n) to read as follows:
   (N)(1) ANY POLICY UNDER THIS ARTICLE THAT  COVERS  CONTRACEPTION  WHEN
 PROVIDED PURSUANT TO A PRESCRIPTION, SHALL COVER EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION
 WHEN  PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO  AN  ORDINARY  PRESCRIPTION  OR ORDER UNDER
 SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THE  EDUCATION  LAW  AND  WHEN
 LAWFULLY PROVIDED OTHER THAN THROUGH A PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER.
   (2)  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, "EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION" MEANS
 ONE OR MORE PRESCRIPTION OR NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, USED  SEPARATELY  OR
 IN  COMBINATION,  IN  A  DOSAGE AND MANNER FOR PREVENTING PREGNANCY WHEN
 USED AFTER INTERCOURSE, FOUND SAFE AND EFFECTIVE FOR  THAT  USE  BY  THE
 UNITED  STATES  FOOD  AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND DISPENSED OR ADMINIS-
 TERED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
   § 2. Section 3221 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subsection (u) to read as follows:
   (U)(1)  ANY  POLICY  UNDER THIS ARTICLE THAT COVERS CONTRACEPTION WHEN
 PROVIDED PURSUANT TO A PRESCRIPTION, SHALL COVER EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION
 WHEN PROVIDED PURSUANT  TO  AN  ORDINARY  PRESCRIPTION  OR  ORDER  UNDER
 SECTION  SIXTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  THIRTY-ONE  OF THE EDUCATION LAW AND WHEN
 LAWFULLY PROVIDED OTHER THAN THROUGH A PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER.
   (2) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, "EMERGENCY  CONTRACEPTION"  MEANS
 ONE  OR  MORE PRESCRIPTION OR NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, USED SEPARATELY OR
 IN COMBINATION, IN A DOSAGE AND MANNER  FOR  PREVENTING  PREGNANCY  WHEN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.