Meeting to consider SB 1225, SB 1330 and HB 2499

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Tuesday, September 20 | Off the floor

Senate Rules Committee Conference Room


Agenda

Consideration of SB 1225, SB 1330, and HB 2499

SCHEDULE

SB 1225 Mensch: Requires insurance coverage for breast imaging of women with heterogeneously dense breasts without an accompanying risk factor and removes the provision preserving insurer application of patient cost-sharing.

  • A05514 DiSanto: Requires insurance coverage for all costs associated with an annual supplemental breast screening for women at increased risk of breast cancer.

SB 1330 K. Ward: Requires insurance coverage for all costs associated with genetic counseling and genetic testing for BRCA gene mutations based on a clinical risk assessment tool and a personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancer.

HB 2499 Pickett: Adopts the NAIC model establishing data security standards for protecting nonpublic information and standards for investigation of and notification to the Commissioner of cybersecurity events.

Meeting to consider SB 1201

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 9:30 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Agenda

Meeting to consider SB 1201

Schedule

SB 1201 Pittman: Requires health insurance policies to cover prescription eye drop refills at 70 percent of the prescribed duration.

  • A04400 DiSanto: Technical changes. Defines insurer and further provides for applicability after the effective date.

Meeting to consider HB 2419, SB 1222, SB 1235

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Tuesday, May 24th | 11 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Agenda

Consideration of HB 2419, SB 1222, SB 1235

Schedule

HB 2419 Pickett: Allows outpatient psychiatric clinics to satisfy required psychiatric time through telebehavioral health technology with Department of Human Services approval.

SB 1222 DiSanto/Street: Adopts the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s model for conducting a Group Capital Calculation and Liquidity Stress Test for Insurance Department financial analysis and solvency monitoring of insurers.

SB 1235 DiSanto/Street: Prohibits the Department of Human Services from utilizing bidding or service zones that limit a health service corporation or a hospital plan corporation contractor from submitting a bid for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Meeting to consider SB 1167

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | 11 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8 E-A

Agenda

Consideration on SB 1167

Schedule

  1. SB 1167 DiSanto/Street: Authorizes financial institutions and insurers to provide services to legitimate cannabis-related businesses, prohibits adverse regulatory or legal actions, and permits ordinary business deductions on state taxes.
    • A03794 DiSanto: Technical amendment to include federally compliant cannabis-related businesses and clarify requirements for financial institutions and insurers.

Meeting to consider the nominations of James Biery and Mary Zenner to the Banking and Securities Commission; SB 225, SB 705, and SB 772, and HB 1349

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1


Meeting to consider the nominations of James Biery and Mary Zenner to the Banking and Securities Commission; SB 225, SB 705, and SB 772, and HB 1349

Consideration of nominees: Banking and Securities Commission

  • James Biery, Cumberland County
  • Mary Zenner, Erie County

Senate Bill 225 Phillips-Hill: Further provides for uniform definitions, prior authorization standards, step therapy protocols, and an adverse determination appeal process.

  • Amendment Forthcoming

Senate Bill 705 Vogel: Establishes the Telemedicine Act to provide for regulation, insurance coverage, and payment to health care providers for telemedicine services.

  • Amendment Forthcoming

Senate Bill 772 DiSanto, Street: Reduces the minimum nonforfeiture rate for individual deferred annuities and adopts a consumer best interest standard for annuity recommendations.

House Bill 1349 Pickett: Enables the Insurance Department to electronically process criminal history records for insurance producer applicants. 

Public Hearing on SB 676

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Monday, June 21, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.

Room 8E-B, East Wing and Virtual Participation


Public Hearing on SB 676, Auto Insurance Stacking

AGENDA

11:00 AM        Opening Remarks

  • Senator John DiSanto, Chairman
  • Senator Sharif Street, Democratic Chairman

11:05 AM        Insurance Agents & Brokers

  • Lauren E. Brinjac, Government Affairs Director, IA&B  – Combined Testimony
  • Jason F. Ernest, Esq., CEO, IA&B
  • Chris Miller, Principal Agent, Miller Insurance Protection Team – Combined Testimony

11:30 AM        Pennsylvania Association for Justice

  • Joshua A. Rosen, Esq., Chief Operating Officer, Simon & Simon, PC Comptroller  – Combined Testimony
  • James C. Haggerty, Esq., Shareholder, Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer & Kupersmith, P.C.  – Combined Testimony

12:00 PM        Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania

12:25 PM        Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Written Testimony

Jessica K Altman, Commissioner, Pennsylvania Insurance Department – Testimony

Meeting to consider SB 425 and SB 432

 

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Monday, April 19, 2021 | Off the Floor

Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)


Meeting to consider SB 425 and SB 432