senate Bill S688

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring insurance coverage for pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A807 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 21, 2022 approval memo.43
signed chap.721
Dec 12, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1521
substituted for s688
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a807
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1521
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to insurance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to insurance

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S688 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A807
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5528
2017-2018: S43, A7153
2019-2020: S34, A4962

S688 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring insurance coverage for pre-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV and post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection.

S688 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S688 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    688
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN,  RAMOS, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Insur-
   ance
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring insurance
   coverage for pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis to
   prevent HIV infection
 
   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 36 to read as follows:
   (36) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SHALL
 INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PREP) FOR THE
 PREVENTION  OF  HIV  AND  POST-EXPOSURE  PROPHYLAXIS  TO   PREVENT   HIV
 INFECTION.
   § 2. Subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph 21 to read as follows:
   (21) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SHALL
 INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PREP) FOR THE
 PREVENTION   OF   HIV  AND  POST-EXPOSURE  PROPHYLAXIS  TO  PREVENT  HIV
 INFECTION.
   § 3. Section 4303 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subsection (ss) to read as follows:
   (SS)  EVERY  CONTRACT  ISSUED  BY A HOSPITAL SERVICES CORPORATION OR A
 HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR  PRESCRIPTION
 DRUGS  SHALL  INCLUDE  COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS
 (PREP) FOR THE  PREVENTION  OF  HIV  AND  POST-EXPOSURE  PROPHYLAXIS  TO
 PREVENT HIV INFECTION.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05706-01-1

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