assembly Bill A5047A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes mandatory minimum medicaid coverage for hospital confinement for childbirth

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2010 held for consideration in social services
Jan 19, 2010 print number 5047a
Jan 19, 2010 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 06, 2010 referred to social services
Feb 10, 2009 referred to social services

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A5047 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3117
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5612, A6983, S2556
2013-2014: A2424, S1335
2015-2016: A7110, S1891
2017-2018: A5359, S3288
2019-2020: A6381, S4795
2021-2022: A3386, S5290

A5047 - Summary

Requires all insurance policies and health maintenance organization contracts to provide coverage for maternity patients and their newborns for hospital stays of at least 48 hours following childbirth by natural delivery and 96 hours following childbirth by caesarean section; provides similar coverage for patients who are recipients of medicaid.

A5047 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5047

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  COOK,  ORTIZ, CHRISTENSEN, PHEFFER, BARRA --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. ALFANO, BOYLAND,  COLTON,  CYMBROWITZ,
  DINOWITZ,  EDDINGTON, GLICK, HIKIND, MARKEY, McENENY, J. RIVERA, SCAR-
  BOROUGH, TOWNS -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Social
  Services

AN  ACT  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to establishing
  mandatory minimum  medicaid  coverage  for  hospital  confinement  for
  childbirth

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 365 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. MEDICAID ASSISTANCE SHALL ALSO INCLUDE, FOR MOTHER  AND  NEWBORN,
COVERAGE OF HOSPITAL CONFINEMENT OF AT LEAST FORTY-EIGHT HOURS FOLLOWING
A  VAGINAL  DELIVERY AND AT LEAST NINETY-SIX HOURS FOLLOWING A CAESAREAN
SECTION.   NOTWITHSTANDING THE ABOVE, A  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT  MAY
PROVIDE  COVERAGE  FOR A SHORTER PERIOD OF HOSPITAL CONFINEMENT PROVIDED
THAT:
  (A) THE MOTHER IN HER SOLE DISCRETION,  EXERCISES  THE  OPTION  TO  BE
DISCHARGED  FROM THE HOSPITAL EARLIER THAN THE TIME PERIOD STATED ABOVE;
AND
  (B) THE TREATING PHYSICIAN,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  GENERALLY  ACCEPTED
MEDICAL  STANDARDS, HAS DETERMINED THAT THE MOTHER AND NEWBORN ARE READY
FOR DISCHARGE; AND
  (C) POST-DISCHARGE FOLLOW-UP INCLUDES AT LEAST ONE HOME VISIT PROVIDED
WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF DISCHARGE BY A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
WHOSE SCOPE OF PRACTICE INCLUDES  PROVIDING  POSTPARTUM  CARE  AND  SUCH
OTHER  HOME  VISITS  AS  ARE  DEEMED  APPROPRIATE. COVERAGE OF SUCH HOME
VISITS SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM,  PARENT  EDUCATION,  ASSISTANCE  AND
TRAINING  IN  BREAST OR BOTTLE FEEDING AND THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY NECES-
SARY MATERNAL AND NEWBORN PHYSICAL ASSESSMENTS AND SHALL BE IN  ADDITION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01259-01-9

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A5047A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3117
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5612, A6983, S2556
2013-2014: A2424, S1335
2015-2016: A7110, S1891
2017-2018: A5359, S3288
2019-2020: A6381, S4795
2021-2022: A3386, S5290

A5047A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all insurance policies and health maintenance organization contracts to provide coverage for maternity patients and their newborns for hospital stays of at least 48 hours following childbirth by natural delivery and 96 hours following childbirth by caesarean section; provides similar coverage for patients who are recipients of medicaid.

A5047A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A5047A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5047--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  COOK,  ORTIZ, CHRISTENSEN, PHEFFER, BARRA --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ALFANO,  BOYLAND,  COLTON,  CYMBROWITZ,
  DINOWITZ,  GLICK,  HIKIND,  MARKEY,  McENENY,  J. RIVERA, SCARBOROUGH,
  TOWNS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Social Services --
  recommitted to the Committee on Social  Services  in  accordance  with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to establishing
  mandatory minimum  medicaid  coverage  for  hospital  confinement  for
  childbirth

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 365-a of the social  services  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A.  MEDICAID  ASSISTANCE SHALL ALSO INCLUDE, FOR MOTHER AND NEWBORN,
COVERAGE OF HOSPITAL CONFINEMENT OF AT LEAST FORTY-EIGHT HOURS FOLLOWING
A VAGINAL DELIVERY AND AT LEAST NINETY-SIX HOURS FOLLOWING  A  CAESAREAN
SECTION.    NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  ABOVE,  A SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT MAY
PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR A SHORTER PERIOD OF HOSPITAL  CONFINEMENT  PROVIDED
THAT:
  (A)  THE  MOTHER  IN  HER  SOLE DISCRETION, EXERCISES THE OPTION TO BE
DISCHARGED FROM THE HOSPITAL EARLIER THAN THE TIME PERIOD STATED  ABOVE;
AND
  (B)  THE  TREATING  PHYSICIAN,  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH GENERALLY ACCEPTED
MEDICAL STANDARDS, HAS DETERMINED THAT THE MOTHER AND NEWBORN ARE  READY
FOR DISCHARGE; AND
  (C) POST-DISCHARGE FOLLOW-UP INCLUDES AT LEAST ONE HOME VISIT PROVIDED
WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF DISCHARGE BY A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
WHOSE  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE  INCLUDES  PROVIDING POSTPARTUM CARE AND SUCH
OTHER HOME VISITS AS ARE  DEEMED  APPROPRIATE.  COVERAGE  OF  SUCH  HOME
VISITS  SHALL  INCLUDE,  AT  A MINIMUM, PARENT EDUCATION, ASSISTANCE AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01259-03-9