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AB2421 Summary:

MLTSPNSRFinch, Giglio, Oaks
Amd 3237, Ins L
Provides that a student shall be eligible for up to eighteen months of coverage if such person is on medical leave from his or her school.
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AB2421 Actions:

01/20/2017referred to insurance
01/03/2018referred to insurance
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AB2421 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 20, 2017
        Introduced  by  M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. FINCH,
          GIGLIO, OAKS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance
        AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to medical  coverage  for
          students who take medical leaves of absence
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 3237 of  the  insurance  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  575  of  the  laws  of 2000, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    (a) Every individual health insurance policy and every group or  blan-
     5  ket  accident  and  health  insurance  policy that provides coverage for
     6  dependent children who are full-time students to a higher age than other
     7  dependent children shall continue the coverage of  a  covered  dependent
     8  student  who  takes  a leave of absence from school due to illness for a
     9  period of [twelve] eighteen months from the last day  of  attendance  in
    10  school,  provided,  however,  that nothing in this section shall require
    11  coverage of a dependent student beyond the age at which  coverage  would
    12  otherwise terminate.
    13    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to any
    14  contract issued, modified, or renewed on or after such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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