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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to social services|
|Jan 24, 2011||referred to social services|
senate Bill S2492
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S2492 - Details
S2492 - Summary
Provides for a ninety day eligibility limitation on medical services not mandated by federal law.
S2492 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2492 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to eligibility limitations on certain medical services not mandated by federal law SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 117 of the Social Services Law by adding a new subdivision 4 to impose a ninety-day state residency requirement for eligibility for Medicaid services not mandated by federal law of regulation. Section 2 authorizes and directs the Commissioner of Health to apply for any federal waivers required to implement the provisions of subdivision 4 of Section 117 of the Social Services Law. Section 3 effective date. PURPOSE AND JUSTIFICATION: This bill would impose a ninety-day state residency requirement for eligibility for Medicaid program services not mandated by federal law that are offered by New York State. New York has one of the most generous Medicaid programs in the United States. People from other states have taken advantage of this state's
S2492 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2492 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, ALESI, JOHNSON, LARKIN, LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to eligibility limitations on certain medical services not mandated by federal law THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 117 of the social services law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, FOR THE PURPOSES OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AS PROVIDED UNDER TITLE ELEVEN OF ARTICLE FIVE OF THIS CHAP- TER OR ANY SUCCESSOR PROVISIONS THEREOF, NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DURING THE FIRST NINETY DAYS AFTER SUCH PERSON IS DEEMED ENROLLED FOR SUCH MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES IF SUCH SERVICES ARE NOT MANDATED SERVICES UNDER FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION. S 2. The commissioner of health is authorized and directed to apply for any and all federal waivers required to implement the provisions of subdivision 4 of section 117 of the social services law. S 3. The commissioner of health shall promulgate any and all rules and regulations and take any other measures necessary to implement this act including, but not limited to, developing a services and eligibility plan and distributing the same to local social services districts. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that subdivision 4 of section 117 of the social services law as added by section one of this act shall not take effect unless and until the commissioner of health receives all necessary approvals under federal law and regulation to implement its provisions, and provided that such provisions do not prevent the receipt of federal financial participation under the medical assistance program; provided that the commissioner of health shall notify the legislative bill drafting commission upon the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02335-01-1
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