senate Bill S3221

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drug and other medical services co-payments for medicaid recipients

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Feb 14, 2011 referred to health


S3221 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §367-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2990A, A6678

S3221 - Summary

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drug and other medical services, except diagnostic services, co-payments for medicaid recipients.

S3221 - Sponsor Memo

S3221 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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.


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