S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to payment for
services performed in an office-based surgical facility
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 230-d of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
6. ANY LICENSEE WHO OBTAINS ACCREDITED STATUS AS SET FORTH PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION SHALL RECEIVE PAYMENT FROM A HEALTH PLAN FOR THE USE OF THE
OFFICE-BASED SURGICAL FACILITY IN ADDITION TO THE FEE CHARGED FOR THE
PERFORMANCE OF THE MEDICALLY NECESSARY PROCEDURE INVOLVING A HEALTH PLAN
ENROLLEE OR INSURED. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "HEALTH PLAN"
SHALL BE DEFINED AS AN INSURER THAT IS LICENSED UNDER THE INSURANCE LAW
TO WRITE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE, OR THAT IS LICENSED PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE FORTY-THREE OF THE INSURANCE LAW, OR IS CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.