senate Bill S3197

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to medicaid management by the commissioner of health and the department of health

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Feb 11, 2011 referred to health

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S3197 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง363-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2640

S3197 - Summary

Relates to medicaid management; authorizes the commissioner of health and the department of health to report to the legislature and for the department to develop outcome results-based objectives for medicaid service and administrative contracts to promote efficiency and prevent waste and abuse.

S3197 - Sponsor Memo

S3197 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3197

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  MAZIARZ,  O'MARA  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to providing for
  medicaid management

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (d) and (e) of subdivision 1 of section 363-c of
the  social  services law, as amended by section 19 of part C of chapter
109 of the laws of 2006, are amended to read as follows:
  (d) opportunities for education and prevention; [and]
  (e) ANNUALLY THE  NUMBER  OF  PERSONS  ON  WAITING  LISTS  TO  RECEIVE
SERVICES AND THE TYPE OF SERVICES FOR EACH LIST; AND
  (F)  the  collective priority of critical needs for the medicaid popu-
lation.
  S 2. Section 363-c of the social services law  is  amended  by  adding
nine  new  subdivisions  4,  5,  6,  7,  8,  9, 10, 11 and 12 to read as
follows:
  4. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP OUTCOME RESULTS-BASED  OBJECTIVES  FOR
MEDICAID SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS WITH OTHER STATE AGENCIES.
REIMBURSEMENT SHALL BE BASED ON THE COMPLETION OF OUTCOMES, AS APPROPRI-
ATE.
  5.  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL IDENTIFY PAYMENT RATES FOR MEDICAID SERVICES
PROVIDED BY OTHER STATE AGENCIES THAT EXCEED AVAILABLE COMPARABLE MARKET
RATES AND DEVELOP METHODS TO ENSURE THAT, WHERE APPROPRIATE,  RATES  ARE
THE  LOWER  OF  COST  OR  MARKET.  TO ENSURE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION ARE MET AND THAT DUPLICATIVE SERVICES ARE NOT PROVIDED TO  MEDI-
CAID  RECIPIENTS, THE DEPARTMENT MAY LIMIT MEDICAID SERVICES PROVIDED BY
OTHER STATE AGENCIES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01493-01-1

S. 3197                             2

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