senate Bill S2492

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for a ninety day eligibility limitation on medical services not mandated by federal law

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to social services
Jan 24, 2011 referred to social services

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S2492 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2286
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง117, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2983A, A6988

S2492 - Summary

Provides for a ninety day eligibility limitation on medical services not mandated by federal law.

S2492 - Sponsor Memo

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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