assembly Bill A9228

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires health insurance policies to offer full coverage for annual testing for ovarian cancer and requires certain health care providers offer annual testing for ovarian cancer

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Feb 09, 2022 referred to insurance

A9228 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8178
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L; add §2405-a, Pub Health L

A9228 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires health insurance policies to offer full coverage for annual testing for ovarian cancer; requires certain health care providers offer annual testing for ovarian cancer.

A9228 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9228
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Insurance
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  insurance  law, the social services law and the
   public health law, in relation to requiring health insurance  policies
   to fully cover testing for ovarian cancer and requiring certain health
   care providers to offer annual testing for ovarian cancer

   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 11-b to read as follows:
   (11-B)  (A) EVERY POLICY THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR HOSPITAL, SURGICAL
 OR MEDICAL CARE SHALL OFFER FULL COVERAGE FOR ANNUAL TESTING TO PATIENTS
 THAT ARE AT HIGH-RISK OF DEVELOPING OVARIAN CANCER  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
 LIMITED  TO, FDA-APPROVED TESTING, TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND, PELVIC EXAM,
 AND OTHER EXAMS REGARDLESS IF PRESENTING SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS.
   (B) SUCH ADDITIONAL COVERAGE SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT  TO  ANNUAL  DEDUCT-
 IBLES AND COINSURANCE BUT SHALL BE BORNE SOLELY BY THE INSURER.
   § 2. Subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph 11-b to read as follows:
   (11-B) (A) EVERY INSURER DELIVERING A GROUP OR BLANKET POLICY OR ISSU-
 ING  A  GROUP OR BLANKET POLICY FOR DELIVERY IN THIS STATE THAT PROVIDES
 COVERAGE FOR HOSPITAL, SURGICAL OR MEDICAL CARE SHALL OFFER FULL  COVER-
 AGE FOR ANNUAL TESTING FOR INDIVIDUALS AT HIGH-RISK OF DEVELOPING OVARI-
 AN  CANCER INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FDA-APPROVED TESTING, TRANSVA-
 GINAL ULTRASOUND, PELVIC EXAM  AND  OTHER EXAMS AVAILABLE  TO  THOSE  AT
 HIGH-RISK  OF  DEVELOPING  OVARIAN CANCER REGARDLESS IF PRESENTING SIGNS
 AND SYMPTOMS.
   (B) SUCH ADDITIONAL COVERAGE SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT  TO  ANNUAL  DEDUCT-
 IBLES AND COINSURANCE BUT SHALL BE BORNE SOLELY BY THE INSURER.
   §  3.  Section  4303  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
 subsection (p-1) to read as follows:
   (P-1) (1) A MEDICAL EXPENSE INDEMNITY CORPORATION, A HOSPITAL  SERVICE
 CORPORATION  OR  A HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR
 HOSPITAL, SURGICAL OR MEDICAL CARE SHALL OFFER FULL COVERAGE FOR  ANNUAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.