Senate Bill S4922

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits approved providers of child health insurance coverage from discriminating against health care providers not participating in the insurer's network

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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

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2023-S4922 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2511, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8744
2019-2020: S6760
2021-2022: S2212

2023-S4922 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits approved organizations providing coverage under the child health insurance plan from discriminating against health care providers which do not participate in the organization's health care network.

2023-S4922 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4922
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 17, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law, in relation to prohibiting
   approved organizations in the child health insurance plan from  limit-
   ing the participation of certain health care providers

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 2511 of the public health  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
   (D)  NO  APPROVED  ORGANIZATION SHALL PROHIBIT OR IN ANY WAY LIMIT THE
 PROVISION OF COVERED HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY A HEALTH CARE  PROVIDER  ON
 THE  GROUNDS  THAT  SUCH PROVIDER CHOOSES NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN A HEALTH
 CARE NETWORK MAINTAINED BY SUCH APPROVED ORGANIZATION TO  SERVE  COMMER-
 CIAL INSUREDS, ENROLLEES OR SUBSCRIBERS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09371-01-3



              

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