|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to health|
|Feb 14, 2011||referred to health|
senate Bill S3221
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S3221 - Details
S3221 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3221 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to medicaid co-payments for prescription drugs and other services PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill provides for increasing brand name and generic prescription drug and other medical services co-payments for Medicaid recipients and requires prepayment. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 6 of § 367-a of the Social Services Law to redefine those persons not subject to co-payments for services. Section 2 - Amends the opening paragraph of paragraph (d) of subdivision 6 of § 367-a of the Social Services Law to require that co-payments shall apply to all services covered by the title, except diagnostic services, and to require that co-payments must be pre-paid at the time when services are rendered. Section 3 - Authorizes the Commissioner of Health to promulgate or adopt any rules or regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this Act.
S3221 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3221 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 14, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to medicaid co-pay- ments for prescription drugs and other services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 6 of section 367-a of the social services law, as added by chapter 41 of the laws of 1992, subpar- agraph (iii) as amended by chapter 843 of the laws of 1992 and subpara- graph (iv) as amended by section 40 of part C of chapter 58 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (b) Co-payments shall apply to all eligible persons for the services defined in paragraph (d) of this subdivision with the exception of: (i) [individuals under twenty-one years of age; (ii) pregnant women; (iii)] individuals who are inpatients in a medical facility who have been required to spend all of their income for medical care, except their personal needs allowance or residents of community based residen- tial facilities licensed by the office of mental health or the office of mental retardation and developmental disabilities who have been required to spend all of their income, except their personal needs allowance; [(iv) individuals enrolled in health maintenance organizations or other entities which provide comprehensive health services, or other managed care programs for services covered by such programs, except that such persons, other than persons otherwise exempted from co-payments pursuant to subparagraphs (i), (ii), (iii) and (v) of this paragraph, and other than those persons enrolled in a managed long term care program, shall be subject to co-payments as described in subparagraph (v) of paragraph (d) of this subdivision;] and [(v)] (II) any other individuals required to be excluded by federal law or regulations. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02601-01-1
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