senate Bill S4384D

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 08, 2012 print number 4384d
amend and recommit to health
Feb 01, 2012 print number 4384c
amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2011 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 16, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1340
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jun 03, 2011 print number 4384b
amend (t) and recommit to health
Apr 13, 2011 print number 4384a
amend (t) and recommit to health
Apr 04, 2011 referred to health

Bill Amendments

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S4384 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6555F
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B §§290 - 293, Pub Health L; amd §367-b, Soc Serv L

S4384 - Summary

Establishes the "Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program", requiring the department of health, in consultation with the office of the medicaid inspector general and the office of the attorney general to implement a program requiring the use of biometric technology, as a means of identification and for use as an anti-fraud application in the Medicaid program.

S4384 - Sponsor Memo

S4384 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4384

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
  Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
2-B to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 2-B
            MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC
                           TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
SECTION 290. MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
               PROGRAM.
        291. DEFINITIONS.
        292. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY USE REQUIREMENT.
        293. REPORT.
        294. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S  290.  MEDICAID  IDENTIFICATION  AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
PROGRAM. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT  THE  MEDICAID
IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.
  S 291. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES AND ANALYZES
BIOLOGICAL DATA, INCLUDING HUMAN  BODY  CHARACTERISTICS,  SUCH  AS  DNA,
FINGERPRINTS, VASCULAR PATTERNS, EYE RETINAS AND IRISES, VOICE PATTERNS,
FACIAL PATTERNS AND HAND MEASUREMENTS, FOR AUTHENTICATION PURPOSES.
  2.  "PALM  SCANNER"  MEANS A DEVICE CAPABLE OF USING PALM-VEIN PATTERN
RECOGNITION OR VASCULAR RECOGNITION USING NEAR-INFRARED LIGHT TO CAPTURE
A PATIENT'S PALM VEIN PATTERN TO GENERATE A BIOMETRIC PATTERN.
  S 292. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY USE REQUIREMENT.  1.  THE  DEPARTMENT,  IN
CONSULTATION  WITH  THE OFFICE OF THE MEDICAID INSPECTOR GENERAL AND THE
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, SHALL IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM REQUIRING  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09573-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S4384A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6555F
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B §§290 - 293, Pub Health L; amd §367-b, Soc Serv L

S4384A - Summary

Establishes the "Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program", requiring the department of health, in consultation with the office of the medicaid inspector general and the office of the attorney general to implement a program requiring the use of biometric technology, as a means of identification and for use as an anti-fraud application in the Medicaid program.

S4384A - Sponsor Memo

S4384A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4384--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
  Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric  technology  program;
  to  amend  the  social services law, in relation to conforming medical
  assistance identification cards with the Medicaid  identification  and
  anti-fraud  biometric  technology  program;  and  to  amend  the state
  finance law, in relation to establishing the  Medicaid  identification
  and anti-fraud biometric technology program trust fund

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
2-B to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 2-B
            MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC
                           TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
SECTION 290. MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
               PROGRAM.
        291. DEFINITIONS.
        292. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY USE REQUIREMENT.
        293. REPORT.
        294. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S  290.  MEDICAID  IDENTIFICATION  AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
PROGRAM. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT  THE  MEDICAID
IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.
  S 291. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES AND ANALYZES
BIOLOGICAL DATA, INCLUDING HUMAN  BODY  CHARACTERISTICS,  SUCH  AS  DNA,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09573-04-1

Co-Sponsors

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S4384B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6555F
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B §§290 - 293, Pub Health L; amd §367-b, Soc Serv L

S4384B - Summary

Establishes the "Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program", requiring the department of health, in consultation with the office of the medicaid inspector general and the office of the attorney general to implement a program requiring the use of biometric technology, as a means of identification and for use as an anti-fraud application in the Medicaid program.

S4384B - Sponsor Memo

S4384B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4384--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, DeFRANCISCO, YOUNG, ZELDIN --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Health -- 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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
  Medicaid  identification  and anti-fraud biometric technology program;
  and to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  conforming
  medical assistance identification with the Medicaid identification and
  anti-fraud biometric technology program

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
2-B to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 2-B
            MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC
                           TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
SECTION 290. MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
               PROGRAM.
        291. DEFINITIONS.
        292. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY USE REQUIREMENT.
        293. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S  290.  MEDICAID  IDENTIFICATION  AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
PROGRAM. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT  THE  MEDICAID
IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.
  S 291. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES AND ANALYZES
BIOLOGICAL DATA, INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  DNA,  FINGER  IMAGING,
VASCULAR  PATTERNS,  EYE  RETINAS  AND  IRISES,  VOICE  PATTERNS, FACIAL
PATTERNS AND HAND MEASUREMENTS, FOR AUTHENTICATION PURPOSES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09573-07-1

Co-Sponsors

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S4384C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6555F
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B §§290 - 293, Pub Health L; amd §367-b, Soc Serv L

S4384C - Summary

Establishes the "Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program", requiring the department of health, in consultation with the office of the medicaid inspector general and the office of the attorney general to implement a program requiring the use of biometric technology, as a means of identification and for use as an anti-fraud application in the Medicaid program.

S4384C - Sponsor Memo

S4384C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4384--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, YOUNG,
  ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on Health -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  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 public health law, in relation to establishing the
  Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric  technology  program;
  and  to  amend  the  social  services  law,  in relation to conforming
  medical assistance identification with the Medicaid identification and
  anti-fraud biometric technology program

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
2-B to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 2-B
            MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC
                           TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
SECTION 290. MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
               PROGRAM.
        291. DEFINITIONS.
        292. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY USE REQUIREMENT.
        293. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S 290. MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION  AND  ANTI-FRAUD  BIOMETRIC  TECHNOLOGY
PROGRAM.  THERE  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN THE DEPARTMENT THE MEDICAID
IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.
  S 291. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09573-10-2

Co-Sponsors

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S4384D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6555F
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B §§290 - 293, Pub Health L; amd §367-b, Soc Serv L

S4384D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "Medicaid identification and anti-fraud biometric technology program", requiring the department of health, in consultation with the office of the medicaid inspector general and the office of the attorney general to implement a program requiring the use of biometric technology, as a means of identification and for use as an anti-fraud application in the Medicaid program.

S4384D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4384D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4384--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, YOUNG,
  ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on Health -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
  Medicaid  identification  and anti-fraud biometric technology program;
  and to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  conforming
  medical assistance identification with the Medicaid identification and
  anti-fraud biometric technology program

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
2-B to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 2-B
            MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC
                           TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
SECTION 290. MEDICAID IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
               PROGRAM.
        291. DEFINITIONS.
        292. BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY USE REQUIREMENT.
        293. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S  290.  MEDICAID  IDENTIFICATION  AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY
PROGRAM. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT  THE  MEDICAID
IDENTIFICATION AND ANTI-FRAUD BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.
  S 291. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES AND ANALYZES
BIOLOGICAL DATA, INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  DNA,  FINGER  IMAGING,

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

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