NY A02983 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-09 - advanced to third reading cal.286
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Relates to certain prohibitions in contracts or agreements by health maintenance organizations; prohibits clauses which entitle reimbursement at the lowest price or rate; prohibits contracts which restrict referral of patients based solely upon a health care provider's status with a managed care product; prohibits disclosure of an enrollee's diagnosis on a prescription as a condition for authorizing coverage for payment or dispensing of a prescription; and prohibits contracts which allow for the substitution of a pharmaceutical drug or agent by any person other than the prescribing health care professional.

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Title

Relates to certain prohibitions in contracts or agreements by health maintenance organizations; prohibits clauses which entitle reimbursement at the lowest price or rate; prohibits contracts which restrict referral of patients based solely upon a health care provider's status with a managed care product; prohibits disclosure of an enrollee's diagnosis on a prescription as a condition for authorizing coverage for payment or dispensing of a prescription; and prohibits contracts which allow for the substitution of a pharmaceutical drug or agent by any person other than the prescribing health care professional.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-05-07 - Assembly - Assembly Health Committee: Favorable (Y: 16 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-09Assemblyadvanced to third reading cal.286
2019-05-07Assemblyreported
2019-01-28Assemblyreferred to health

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Bill Comments

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