senate Bill S2809D

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the health and mental hygiene budget for the 2011-2012 state fiscal plan

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2011 signed chap.59
Mar 30, 2011 delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
motion to amend lost
ordered to third reading rules cal.17
substituted for a4009d
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity
ordered to third reading cal.295
print number 2809d
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 12, 2011 print number 2809c
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 04, 2011 print number 2809b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 25, 2011 print number 2809a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 01, 2011 referred to finance

S2809 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4009D
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2809 - Summary

Relates to Medicare part D; relates to early intervention services; relates to tobacco control and insurance initiatives pool distributions; relates to clinical laboratories (view more) relates to the distribution of HEAL NY capital grants; extends numerous provisions of law; repeals provisions of law relating to elderly pharmaceutical insurance; relates to rates of payment and medical assistance; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education; relates to health care initiative pool distributions; extends payment provisions for general hospitals; extends access to community health care services in rural areas; continues the priority restoration adjustment; relates to medical and professional malpractice insurance; relates to the liquidation of domestic insurers; relates to rates of payment for personal care service providers, residential health care facilities and diagnostic and treatment centers; relates to payments to residential health care facilities and other reimbursements; authorizes bad debt and charity care allowances for certified home health agencies; relates to capital related inpatient expenses; relates to rates of payment for long term home health care programs; relates to the effectiveness of the child health insurance plan; relates to the suspension of eligibility for medical assistance; foregoes certain adjustments during the 2011-2012 state fiscal year; relates to the closure and the reduction in size of certain facilities serving persons with mental illness; relates to general hospital inpatient reimbursement for annual rates; establishes ceiling limitations for certain rates of payment; repeals certain provisions of the social services law relating to prescription drug payments; initiates a study to determine costs incurred by public school districts for certain medical care, services and supplies; relates to the calculation of capital costs; relates to the HIV special needs plan; relates to the pharmacy and therapeutics committee and the preferred drug program; relates to covered part D drugs, limited coverage for formula therapy, prescription footwear, speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy, payment for home health care nursing services, and coverage for smoking cessation counseling services, the furnishing of medical assistance to applicants with responsible relatives, and mail order prescriptions; relates to the commissioner of health's authority to negotiate agreements resolving multiple pending rate appeals; relates to diagnostic care centers; relates to temporary operator certificates for general hospitals or diagnostic and treatment centers; relates to health home services; relates to managed long term care plans and residential health care facilities; relates to insurance co-payments; provides palliative care support for patients with advanced life limiting conditions and illnesses; relates to the provision of home health care services; establishes a workgroup to develop a plan and draft legislation for the purpose of operating and managing public nursing homes; encourages cooperative, collaborative and integrative arrangements between health care providers, payers, and others; relates to the definition of estate; relates to the New York state medical indemnity fund and the New York state hospital quality initiative; requires compliance with operational standards by hospitals and providers of services in hospitals; creates an accountable care organization demonstration program; limits the reporting of death by the operator of an adult home or residence; requires preclaim review for participating providers of medical assistance program items and services; relates to seeking federal approvals to establish payment methodologies with accountable care organizations; relates to medical assistance for needy persons; relates to the character and adequacy of assistance; relates to residential health care facility supplemental payments, non-capital components of rates, and temporary nursing home stability contributions; authorizes the commissioner of health to enter into contracts for purposes of the Early Innovator federal grant award; and relates to applications for orders of rehabilitation or liquidation.

S2809 - Sponsor Memo

S2809 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2809                                                  A. 4009

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to Medicare part D; to amend
  the public health law and the insurance  law,  in  relation  to  early
  intervention  services;  to  amend the public health law and the elder
  law, in relation  to  creating  local  competitive  performance  grant
  programs  for priority health initiatives and initiatives in aging; to
  amend the public health law, in relation to tobacco control and insur-
  ance initiatives pool distributions; to amend the public  health  law,
  in  relation to clinical laboratories; to amend the public health law,
  in relation to distribution  of  HEAL  NY  capital  grants;  to  amend
  section  32  of part A of chapter 58 of the laws of 2008, amending the
  elder law and other  laws  relating  to  reimbursement  to  particular
  provider pharmacies and prescription drug coverage, in relation to the
  effectiveness  thereof; to amend section 4 of part X2 of chapter 62 of
  the laws of 2003, amending the public health law relating to  allowing
  for the use of funds of the office of professional medical conduct for
  activities  of  the patient health information and quality improvement
  act of 2000, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; to amend  para-
  graph  b  of subdivision 1 of section 76 of chapter 731 of the laws of
  1993, amending the public  health  law  and  other  laws  relating  to
  reimbursement,  delivery  and  capital costs of ambulatory health care
  services and inpatient hospital services, in relation  to  the  effec-
  tiveness  thereof;  to  amend  section 4 of chapter 505 of the laws of
  1995, amending the public health law  relating  to  the  operation  of
  department  of  health  facilities,  in  relation to the effectiveness
  thereof; to amend section 3 of chapter 303 of the laws of 1999, amend-
  ing the New York state medical  care  facilities  finance  agency  act
  relating to financing health facilities, in relation to the effective-
  ness  thereof;  to  repeal subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 2545 of the
  public health law, relating to IFSP; to repeal paragraph (b) of subdi-
  vision 2 of section 605 of the public health law,  relating  to  state

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2809A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4009D
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2809A - Summary

Relates to Medicare part D; relates to early intervention services; relates to tobacco control and insurance initiatives pool distributions; relates to clinical laboratories (view more) relates to the distribution of HEAL NY capital grants; extends numerous provisions of law; repeals provisions of law relating to elderly pharmaceutical insurance; relates to rates of payment and medical assistance; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education; relates to health care initiative pool distributions; extends payment provisions for general hospitals; extends access to community health care services in rural areas; continues the priority restoration adjustment; relates to medical and professional malpractice insurance; relates to the liquidation of domestic insurers; relates to rates of payment for personal care service providers, residential health care facilities and diagnostic and treatment centers; relates to payments to residential health care facilities and other reimbursements; authorizes bad debt and charity care allowances for certified home health agencies; relates to capital related inpatient expenses; relates to rates of payment for long term home health care programs; relates to the effectiveness of the child health insurance plan; relates to the suspension of eligibility for medical assistance; foregoes certain adjustments during the 2011-2012 state fiscal year; relates to the closure and the reduction in size of certain facilities serving persons with mental illness; relates to general hospital inpatient reimbursement for annual rates; establishes ceiling limitations for certain rates of payment; repeals certain provisions of the social services law relating to prescription drug payments; initiates a study to determine costs incurred by public school districts for certain medical care, services and supplies; relates to the calculation of capital costs; relates to the HIV special needs plan; relates to the pharmacy and therapeutics committee and the preferred drug program; relates to covered part D drugs, limited coverage for formula therapy, prescription footwear, speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy, payment for home health care nursing services, and coverage for smoking cessation counseling services, the furnishing of medical assistance to applicants with responsible relatives, and mail order prescriptions; relates to the commissioner of health's authority to negotiate agreements resolving multiple pending rate appeals; relates to diagnostic care centers; relates to temporary operator certificates for general hospitals or diagnostic and treatment centers; relates to health home services; relates to managed long term care plans and residential health care facilities; relates to insurance co-payments; provides palliative care support for patients with advanced life limiting conditions and illnesses; relates to the provision of home health care services; establishes a workgroup to develop a plan and draft legislation for the purpose of operating and managing public nursing homes; encourages cooperative, collaborative and integrative arrangements between health care providers, payers, and others; relates to the definition of estate; relates to the New York state medical indemnity fund and the New York state hospital quality initiative; requires compliance with operational standards by hospitals and providers of services in hospitals; creates an accountable care organization demonstration program; limits the reporting of death by the operator of an adult home or residence; requires preclaim review for participating providers of medical assistance program items and services; relates to seeking federal approvals to establish payment methodologies with accountable care organizations; relates to medical assistance for needy persons; relates to the character and adequacy of assistance; relates to residential health care facility supplemental payments, non-capital components of rates, and temporary nursing home stability contributions; authorizes the commissioner of health to enter into contracts for purposes of the Early Innovator federal grant award; and relates to applications for orders of rehabilitation or liquidation.

S2809A - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2809--A                                            A. 4009--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted  by  the  Governor  pursuant  to
  article  seven  of  the  Constitution -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to Medicare part D; to amend
  the public health law and the insurance  law,  in  relation  to  early
  intervention  services;  to  amend the public health law and the elder
  law, in relation  to  creating  local  competitive  performance  grant
  programs  for priority health initiatives and initiatives in aging; to
  amend the public health law, in relation to tobacco control and insur-
  ance initiatives pool distributions; to amend the public  health  law,
  in  relation to clinical laboratories; to amend the public health law,
  in relation to distribution  of  HEAL  NY  capital  grants;  to  amend
  section  32  of part A of chapter 58 of the laws of 2008, amending the
  elder law and other  laws  relating  to  reimbursement  to  particular
  provider pharmacies and prescription drug coverage, in relation to the
  effectiveness  thereof; to amend section 4 of part X2 of chapter 62 of
  the laws of 2003, amending the public health law relating to  allowing
  for the use of funds of the office of professional medical conduct for
  activities  of  the patient health information and quality improvement
  act of 2000, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; to amend  para-
  graph  b  of subdivision 1 of section 76 of chapter 731 of the laws of
  1993, amending the public  health  law  and  other  laws  relating  to
  reimbursement,  delivery  and  capital costs of ambulatory health care
  services and inpatient hospital services, in relation  to  the  effec-
  tiveness  thereof;  to  amend  section 4 of chapter 505 of the laws of
  1995, amending the public health law  relating  to  the  operation  of
  department  of  health  facilities,  in  relation to the effectiveness
  thereof; to amend section 3 of chapter 303 of the laws of 1999, amend-
  ing the New York state medical  care  facilities  finance  agency  act
  relating to financing health facilities, in relation to the effective-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2809B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4009D
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2809B - Summary

Relates to Medicare part D; relates to early intervention services; relates to tobacco control and insurance initiatives pool distributions; relates to clinical laboratories (view more) relates to the distribution of HEAL NY capital grants; extends numerous provisions of law; repeals provisions of law relating to elderly pharmaceutical insurance; relates to rates of payment and medical assistance; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education; relates to health care initiative pool distributions; extends payment provisions for general hospitals; extends access to community health care services in rural areas; continues the priority restoration adjustment; relates to medical and professional malpractice insurance; relates to the liquidation of domestic insurers; relates to rates of payment for personal care service providers, residential health care facilities and diagnostic and treatment centers; relates to payments to residential health care facilities and other reimbursements; authorizes bad debt and charity care allowances for certified home health agencies; relates to capital related inpatient expenses; relates to rates of payment for long term home health care programs; relates to the effectiveness of the child health insurance plan; relates to the suspension of eligibility for medical assistance; foregoes certain adjustments during the 2011-2012 state fiscal year; relates to the closure and the reduction in size of certain facilities serving persons with mental illness; relates to general hospital inpatient reimbursement for annual rates; establishes ceiling limitations for certain rates of payment; repeals certain provisions of the social services law relating to prescription drug payments; initiates a study to determine costs incurred by public school districts for certain medical care, services and supplies; relates to the calculation of capital costs; relates to the HIV special needs plan; relates to the pharmacy and therapeutics committee and the preferred drug program; relates to covered part D drugs, limited coverage for formula therapy, prescription footwear, speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy, payment for home health care nursing services, and coverage for smoking cessation counseling services, the furnishing of medical assistance to applicants with responsible relatives, and mail order prescriptions; relates to the commissioner of health's authority to negotiate agreements resolving multiple pending rate appeals; relates to diagnostic care centers; relates to temporary operator certificates for general hospitals or diagnostic and treatment centers; relates to health home services; relates to managed long term care plans and residential health care facilities; relates to insurance co-payments; provides palliative care support for patients with advanced life limiting conditions and illnesses; relates to the provision of home health care services; establishes a workgroup to develop a plan and draft legislation for the purpose of operating and managing public nursing homes; encourages cooperative, collaborative and integrative arrangements between health care providers, payers, and others; relates to the definition of estate; relates to the New York state medical indemnity fund and the New York state hospital quality initiative; requires compliance with operational standards by hospitals and providers of services in hospitals; creates an accountable care organization demonstration program; limits the reporting of death by the operator of an adult home or residence; requires preclaim review for participating providers of medical assistance program items and services; relates to seeking federal approvals to establish payment methodologies with accountable care organizations; relates to medical assistance for needy persons; relates to the character and adequacy of assistance; relates to residential health care facility supplemental payments, non-capital components of rates, and temporary nursing home stability contributions; authorizes the commissioner of health to enter into contracts for purposes of the Early Innovator federal grant award; and relates to applications for orders of rehabilitation or liquidation.

S2809B - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2809--B                                            A. 4009--B

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  again  reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to Medicare part D; to  amend
  the  public  health  law  and  the insurance law, in relation to early
  intervention services; to amend the public health law  and  the  elder
  law,  in  relation  to  creating  local  competitive performance grant
  programs for priority health initiatives and initiatives in aging;  to
  amend the public health law, in relation to tobacco control and insur-
  ance  initiatives  pool distributions; to amend the public health law,
  in relation to clinical laboratories; to amend the public health  law,
  in  relation  to  distribution  of  HEAL  NY  capital grants; to amend
  section 32 of part A of chapter 58 of the laws of 2008,  amending  the
  elder  law  and  other  laws  relating  to reimbursement to particular
  provider pharmacies and prescription drug coverage, in relation to the
  effectiveness thereof; to amend section 4 of part X2 of chapter 62  of
  the  laws of 2003, amending the public health law relating to allowing
  for the use of funds of the office of professional medical conduct for
  activities of the patient health information and  quality  improvement
  act  of 2000, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; to amend para-
  graph b of subdivision 1 of section 76 of chapter 731 of the  laws  of
  1993,  amending  the  public  health  law  and  other laws relating to
  reimbursement, delivery and capital costs of  ambulatory  health  care
  services  and  inpatient  hospital services, in relation to the effec-
  tiveness thereof; to amend section 4 of chapter 505  of  the  laws  of
  1995,  amending  the  public  health  law relating to the operation of
  department of health facilities,  in  relation  to  the  effectiveness

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets