senate Bill S7506

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to coverage for prenatal vitamins

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1831
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to insurance
Nov 05, 2021 referred to rules

S7506 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A174
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9787
2011-2012: A405
2013-2014: A1266
2015-2016: A755
2017-2018: A296
2019-2020: A3652

S7506 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain health and casualty insurers to provide coverage for prenatal vitamins.

S7506 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7506 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7506
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             November 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to coverage for  prenatal
   vitamins
 
   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 10-a to read as follows:
   (10-A)(A)  EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
 SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR PRENATAL VITAMINS WHEN PRESCRIBED OR  ORDERED
 BY  A  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO PRESCRIBE UNDER TITLE
 EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
   (B) SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE
 AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS ARE CONSISTENT
 WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A GIVEN POLICY.
   § 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph 5-a to read as follows:
   (5-A)(A) EVERY GROUP OR BLANKET POLICY  WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR
 PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE FOR PRENATAL VITAMINS WHEN
 PRESCRIBED OR ORDERED BY A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER  LEGALLY  AUTHORIZED  TO
 PRESCRIBE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
   (B)  SUCH  COVERAGE  MAY  BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSU-
 RANCE, AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE  SUPERINTENDENT  AND  AS  ARE
 CONSISTENT  WITH  THOSE  ESTABLISHED  FOR  OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A GIVEN
 POLICY.
   § 3. Section 4303 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subsection (c-1) to read as follows:
   (C-1)(1)  EVERY  CONTRACT  ISSUED  BY  A  CORPORATION  SUBJECT  TO THE
 PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE  WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR  PRESCRIPTION
 DRUGS  SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE FOR PRENATAL VITAMINS WHEN PRESCRIBED OR

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02608-01-1
 S. 7506                             2

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