senate Bill S7692

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the satisfaction of requirements for an explanation of benefits for certain pharmaceutical claims

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  • 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
Mar 18, 2022 signed chap.143
delivered to governor
Mar 15, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.477
substituted for a8713
Jan 12, 2022 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.20
Jan 07, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7692
13
5
committee
13
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7692
13
5
committee
13
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7692 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8713
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3244, Ins L; amd §2, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.7075 & A.3516)

S7692 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the satisfaction of requirements for an explanation of benefits for certain pharmaceutical claims.

S7692 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7692 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7692
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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  the  satisfaction  of
   requirements for an explanation of benefits for certain pharmaceutical
   claims; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the insur-
   ance  law  relating  to  requiring  insurers  to  provide  insureds or
   subscribers with an explanation of pharmaceutical benefits relating to
   claims under  certain  accident  and  health  insurance  policies,  as
   proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 7075 and A. 3516, in relation
   to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 3244 of the insurance law, as renumbered by a chap-
 ter of the laws of 2021 amending the insurance law relating to requiring
 insurers to provide insureds or subscribers with an explanation of phar-
 maceutical benefits relating to claims under certain accident and health
 insurance policies, as proposed in legislative bills numbers  S.    7075
 and  A.  3516,  is  amended  by  adding  a new subsection (e) to read as
 follows:
   (E) THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION REQUIRING AN EXPLANATION  OF  BENE-
 FITS FORM FOR PHARMACEUTICAL CLAIMS SHALL BE SATISFIED BY EITHER A QUAR-
 TERLY WRITTEN SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION PRESCRIBED BY SUBSECTION (B) OF
 THIS  SECTION  OR BY MAKING SUCH INFORMATION AVAILABLE ELECTRONICALLY ON
 THE MEMBER PORTAL OF THE INSURER'S, HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZATION'S,
 OR  ARTICLE FORTY-THREE ORGANIZATION'S WEBSITE, PROVIDED THAT THE MEMBER
 CONSENTS TO RECEIVING THE INFORMATION ELECTRONICALLY.
   § 2. Section 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the insurance
 law relating to requiring insurers to provide  insureds  or  subscribers
 with  an explanation of pharmaceutical benefits relating to claims under
 certain accident and health insurance policies, as proposed in  legisla-
 tive bills numbers S. 7075 and A. 3516, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect [on the sixtieth day after it shall
 have become a law] JANUARY 1, 2022 and shall apply to all  claims  filed
 on  and  after  such effective date. Effective immediately the addition,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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