senate Bill S3171A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the use of a trend factor in determining payments to certain care facilities

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Jan 05, 2012 print number 3171a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Feb 10, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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S3171 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §43.02, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4901

S3171 - Summary

Authorizes the use of a trend factor in determining payments to certain care facilities.

S3171 - Sponsor Memo

S3171 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3171

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HUNTLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  the  implementa-
  tion  of  a  trend  factor  for  payments to certain intermediate care
  facilities

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

  Section  1.  The opening paragraph of subdivision (a) of section 43.02
of the mental hygiene law is designated paragraph 1 and a new  paragraph
2 is added to read as follows:
  (2)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHALL ADD A  TREND
FACTOR OF THREE PERCENT FOR THE PERIOD TWO THOUSAND TWELVE--TWO THOUSAND
THIRTEEN  TO  TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN--TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN  FOR RATE
SETTING REGION I AND THE PERIOD TWO THOUSAND TWELVE--TWO THOUSAND  THIR-
TEEN  FOR  RATE  SETTING REGIONS II AND III FOR ALL RATES OF PAYMENT FOR
UNDER 31-BED INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY  DISA-
BLED  AND  ALL  RATES  OF  PAYMENT  FOR  HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED WAIVER
SERVICES.
  S 2. Additional appropriations shall be necessary  to  effectuate  the
purposes  of  this  act. Such appropriations shall be made pursuant to a
chapter of the laws of 2011.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  be  deemed  to
have been in full force and effect on and after January 1, 2011.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08767-02-1

S3171A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §43.02, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4901

S3171A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the use of a trend factor in determining payments to certain care facilities.

S3171A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3171A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3171--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HUNTLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- recommitted to the Committee on  Mental  Health
  and  Developmental Disabilities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the implementa-
  tion of a trend factor  for  payments  to  certain  intermediate  care
  facilities

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision (a) of  section  43.02
of  the mental hygiene law is designated paragraph 1 and a new paragraph
2 is added to read as follows:
  (2) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
THE  OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHALL ADD A TREND
FACTOR OF THREE PERCENT FOR THE PERIOD TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN--TWO  THOU-
SAND  FOURTEEN  TO  TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN--TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN FOR RATE
SETTING REGION I AND THE  PERIOD  TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN--TWO  THOUSAND
FOURTEEN  FOR  RATE  SETTING REGIONS II AND III FOR ALL RATES OF PAYMENT
FOR UNDER 31-BED INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES  FOR  THE  DEVELOPMENTALLY
DISABLED  AND  ALL  RATES OF PAYMENT FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED WAIVER
SERVICES.
  S 2. Additional appropriations shall be necessary  to  effectuate  the
purposes  of  this  act. Such appropriations shall be made pursuant to a
chapter of the laws of 2012.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  be  deemed  to
have been in full force and effect on and after January 1, 2012.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08767-03-1

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