Bill Text: NY A03654 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-08 - REFERRED TO HEALTH [A03654 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03654-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 30, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee 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:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision 7 of section 2511 of the public health law is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
     3    (d) No approved organization shall prohibit or in any  way  limit  the
     4  provision  of  covered health care services by a health care provider on
     5  the grounds that such provider chooses not to participate  in  a  health
     6  care  network  maintained by such approved organization to serve commer-
     7  cial insureds, enrollees or subscribers.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.