S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
February 16, 2012
Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- 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 medical assistance
recoupments and reductions for home care services
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section
3621 to read as follows:
S 3621. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE RECOUPMENTS AND REDUCTIONS. NOTWITHSTAND-
ING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ON AND AFTER APRIL
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINE, ANY RECOUPMENTS OR REDUCTIONS IN MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS FOR LICENSED HOME CARE SERVICES AGENCIES AND CERTI-
FIED HOME HEALTH AGENCIES LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BE
SUBJECT TO INTEREST AND ANY SUCH RECOUPMENTS OR REDUCTIONS IN MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS SHALL BE PAYABLE IN EQUITABLE MONTHLY AMOUNTS OVER
TWO YEARS ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE UNLESS AN
INCREASED PAYMENT IS REQUESTED BY AN AGENCY.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.