Bills Pending New York Senate Insurance Committee

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NYS06207IntroDirects the department of financial services to study health insurance coverage through the Marketplace, including collecting data on how many people are insured, and studying the feasibility of creating programs, subsidies, and/or tax credits to hel...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS06216IntroRelates to unfair claim settlement practices; provides that plaintiff may recover interest, costs and disbursements; compensatory damages, consequential damages and reasonable attorneys' fees in addition to amounts due under the policy when the insur...
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2019-05-23
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NYS06212IntroRequires blanket health insurance policies to provide coverage for outpatient treatment by mental health practitioners (mental health counsellors, marriage and family therapists, creative arts therapists and psychoanalysts) licensed pursuant to artic...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS06197IntroRelates to policies or contracts which are not included in the definition of student accident and health insurance.
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2019-05-22
[Hearing: May 29 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS05995IntroEnacts the "peer-to-peer car sharing act", which provides guidelines for establishing peer-to-peer car sharing programs and outlines how they shall be insured, which cars shall be used, how drivers shall work under such programs, and how liability sh...
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2019-05-16
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NYS05929IntroAllows for insurance providers and corporations to create and offer reward or incentive programs to eligible members.
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2019-05-16
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NYS05879IntroRelates to insurance rates, rating plans, rating rules and rate manuals for livery drivers; provides no such rate shall be approved by the superintendent if it is over 20% the rate used for equivalent black car operators.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06022IntroRequires that medicaid and health insurance plans provide coverage for costs of prescription smoking cessation treatment that is ordered by a physician; establishes a coverage limit for each covered individual.
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2019-05-16
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NYS05928IntroRequires actuarial certification of certain rate determinations made by the superintendent, in accordance with practice standards established by the actuarial standards board.
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2019-05-16
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NYS03171IntroEstablishes patient protections from excessive hospital emergency charges; includes hospital charges, including hospital charges for inpatient services which follow an emergency room visit.
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2019-05-14
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NYS05760IntroExpands health insurance coverage of physical and occupational therapy services by limiting co-payments and regulating visit limitations; expands coverage of early intervention services; expands utilization review of health insurance coverage for med...
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2019-05-14
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NYA02832EngrossRequires health insurers to provide an insurer or subscriber who is a victim of domestic violence, upon request of such insurer or subscriber, with the option to designate alternative contact information for the purpose of receiving specific claim in...
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2019-05-14
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NYS05735IntroPermits insurers to make available multiple rating programs for commercial insurance within the same company.
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2019-05-14
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NYS05728IntroProvides coverage for scalp cooling treatment used to preserve hair during cancer chemotherapy treatment.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05730IntroRelates to reserve investments for certain insurers in exchange-traded funds; expands the scope of permissible investments for certain insurers to include bond exchange-traded funds, provided that such funds have received a valid designation from the...
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2019-05-13
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NYS05535IntroRequires insurers providing coverage of prescription drugs for opioid addiction, to provide coverage of such prescription drugs prescribed for the treatment of substance abuse disorder.
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2019-05-06
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NYA03043EngrossRelates to the purchase of prescription drugs.
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2019-05-06
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NYS05495IntroRelates to the mandatory coverage of hearing aids by insurers and other organizations.
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2019-05-03
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NYS05503IntroRelates to deductibles for physical damage insurance.
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2019-05-03
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NYS05502IntroRequires insurer to respond within thirty days of a written request from an insured for his or her health plan documents, including copies of most recent group or individual contracts.
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2019-05-03
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NYS05505IntroProvides that with respect to a serious personal injury action still permissible under the no-fault insurance system, the award or decision of an arbitrator or master arbitrator rendered in a no-fault arbitration will not constitute a collateral esto...
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2019-05-03
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NYS05504IntroRequires insurers which issue contracts providing long term care benefits to maintain records of policies cancelled during each year and requires that such records indicate which policies were cancelled due to, or within thirty days after, an increas...
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2019-05-03
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NYS04768IntroRequires health insurance policies to cover comprehensive genetic screening for ovarian and prostate cancers.
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2019-05-02
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NYS05432IntroDescribes when policy forms for life insurance products need to be filed and when they are exempt from filing.
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2019-05-01
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NYS05426IntroMandates commercial insurance coverage of peer support services as part of treatment for substance use disorder.
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2019-04-30
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NYS05378IntroProvides for a 5% automobile insurance premium reduction for non-commercial passenger motor vehicles equipped with an operating dashboard camera; establishes means for certification of the installation of such camera; establishes civil penalties for ...
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2019-04-29
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS05388IntroAuthorizes self-submission of vehicle photographs and inspection for auto insurance for personal insurance; not applicable to vehicles insured by the New York automobile insurance plan.
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2019-04-29
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NYS02929IntroPermits any title insurance corporation or title insurance agent, or any other person acting for or on behalf of the title insurance corporation or title insurance agent, from undertaking any usual and customary marketing activity aimed at acquaintin...
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2019-04-29
[Hearing: May 29 @ 12:30 pm]
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NYS05328IntroLimits denial of coverage of additional treatment related to health care services for which pre-authorization is required and was granted.
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2019-04-26
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NYS05330IntroRelates to gender indication on insurance claim forms; policies shall not exclude coverage if gender indication is different from sex assigned at birth or gender otherwise recorded.
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2019-04-26
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NYS05336IntroProvides that an insurer doing business in this state shall be liable to a policy holder for such insurer's refusal to pay or unreasonable delay of payment to the policy holder if such refusal or delay was not substantially justified; enumerates inst...
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2019-04-26
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NYS05327IntroEnacts the small insurer protection act prohibiting the filing of an application for an order of rehabilitation or liquidation of a small insurer on certain grounds unless such order is based on: (i) the superintendent's adoption of a report on exami...
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2019-04-25
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NYS05310IntroRequires the terms and conditions of any individual life insurance policy loan to be in writing, be signed by the insured and the agent and contain a signed statement that the agent has explained the terms to the policyholder.
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2019-04-24
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NYS05308IntroProhibits insurers from selling policies of insurance which duplicate existing coverage relative to long term health care policies.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS05262IntroRelates to the purpose and duties of the Volunteer and Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Association of North Tarrytown, New York and the usage of moneys received from foreign fire insurance companies by the Volunteer and Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Associ...
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2019-04-18
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NYS05212IntroRelates to the accumulation of surplus of domestic mutual and domestic stock life insurance companies; amends the formula used for the calculation of such surplus.
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2019-04-16
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NYS05174IntroRequires mandatory health insurance coverage for prosthetic devices; requires coverage where the model is determined to be medically necessary for rehabilitative and habilitative purposes.
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2019-04-12
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NYS05183IntroRelates to prohibiting the exclusion of coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint; provides that no insurer licensed or permitted by the superintendent to provide liability coverage to rental property owners shall exclude ...
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2019-04-12
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NYS05145IntroRelates to the designation of an independent consumer assistance program.
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2019-04-11
[Hearing: May 29 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS05161IntroAmends the definition of "small group" for purposes of health insurance policies and contracts to fifty employees or fewer; and repeals provisions requiring the superintendent to conduct an impact study.
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2019-04-11
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NYA02904EngrossProhibits certain insurance policies from requiring prior authorization for buprenorphine products, methadone and long acting injectable naltrexone for detoxification or maintenance treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS05061IntroRelates to allowing individuals to obtain a twelve month supply of contraceptive at one time, with a three month supply of a contraceptive for the initial dispensing of the contraceptive and a twelve month supply of the same contraceptive for all sub...
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2019-04-05
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NYS03688IntroRequires liability insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04937IntroEstablishes a health care disparities data collection system.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS04929IntroExpands coverage for eating disorders; requires comparable coverage for adults and children with eating disorders; defines eating disorder.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS04864IntroProvides protection to certain retirees from de-risking pension transactions.
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2019-03-28
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NYS04868IntroRequires owners of firearms to obtain liability insurance in an amount not less than one million dollars.
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2019-03-28
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NYS04851IntroProvides for health insurance coverage for nutritional care provided through licensed nutritionists.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS04817IntroCreates the office of insurance consumer advocate within the department of financial services; provides that the office shall consist of five members; describes powers and duties; provides that such office be funded by an assessment upon domestic ins...
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2019-03-26
To Senate Insurance Committee
NYS04808IntroProhibits certain insurance policies from requiring prior authorization for buprenorphine products, methadone and long acting injectable naltrexone for detoxification or maintenance treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Insurance Committee
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