S05690 Summary:

BILL NOS05690
 
SAME ASSAME AS A00372
 
SPONSORHARCKHAM
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
 
Relates to prohibiting insurance companies from imposing co-payments for treatment at an opioid treatment program.
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S05690 Actions:

BILL NOS05690
 
03/16/2021REFERRED TO INSURANCE
01/05/2022REFERRED TO INSURANCE
04/25/20221ST REPORT CAL.763
04/26/20222ND REPORT CAL.
04/27/2022ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/25/2022SUBSTITUTED BY A372
 A00372 AMEND= Rosenthal L
 01/06/2021referred to insurance
 05/20/2021reported referred to codes
 05/25/2021reported referred to rules
 06/01/2021reported
 06/01/2021rules report cal.156
 06/01/2021ordered to third reading rules cal.156
 01/05/2022ordered to third reading cal.27
 01/11/2022passed assembly
 01/11/2022delivered to senate
 01/11/2022REFERRED TO INSURANCE
 05/25/2022SUBSTITUTED FOR S5690
 05/25/20223RD READING CAL.763
 05/25/2022PASSED SENATE
 05/25/2022RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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S05690 Committee Votes:

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S05690 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S05690 Memo:

Memo not available
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S05690 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5690
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     March 16, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance
 
        AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  prohibiting  co-pay-
          ments for treatment at an opioid treatment program
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph 31-b to read as follows:
     3    (31-b)  Every policy that provides coverage for treatment at an opioid
     4  treatment program shall not impose a co-payment fee during the course of
     5  treatment on any insured for such treatment. For the  purposes  of  this
     6  section  "opioid  treatment  program"  means  a  program or practitioner
     7  engaged in opioid treatment of individuals with an opioid agonist treat-
     8  ment medication.
     9    § 2. Subsection (l) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
    10  adding a new paragraph 7-b to read as follows:
    11    (7-b) Every policy that provides coverage for treatment at  an  opioid
    12  treatment program shall not impose a co-payment fee during the course of
    13  treatment  on  any insured for such treatment.  For the purposes of this
    14  section "opioid treatment  program"  means  a  program  or  practitioner
    15  engaged in opioid treatment of individuals with an opioid agonist treat-
    16  ment medication.
    17    §  3.  Section  4303  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
    18  subsection (l-2) to read as follows:
    19    (l-2) Every policy that provides coverage for treatment at  an  opioid
    20  treatment program shall not impose a co-payment fee during the course of
    21  treatment  on  any insured for such treatment.  For the purposes of this
    22  section "opioid treatment  program"  means  a  program  or  practitioner
    23  engaged in opioid treatment of individuals with an opioid agonist treat-
    24  ment medication.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00586-01-1

        S. 5690                             2
 
     1    §  4. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
     2  ing the date on which it shall have become a  law  and  shall  apply  to
     3  policies  and contracts issued, renewed, modified, altered or amended on
     4  and after such date.
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