senate Bill S4614

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Apr 13, 2011 referred to health

S4614 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง368-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2053

S4614 - Summary

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.

S4614 - Sponsor Memo

S4614 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4614

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  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  the  state
  reimbursement  of  county payments for medical assistance fraud, waste
  and abuse detection software

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 368-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (aa) to read as follows:
  (AA) (I) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  FULL  AMOUNT
EXPENDED  BY  THE  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS VIA THE USE OF DATA  MINING  SOFT-
WARE  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED  BY  THE  STATE IF THE COUNTY HAS PREVIOUSLY
PURCHASED OR INTENDS TO PURCHASE SUCH SOFTWARE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, "DATA MINING SOFTWARE" SHALL MEAN A DATABASE APPLICATION THAT
UTILIZES ADVANCED DATA SEARCHING CAPABILITIES AND  STATISTICAL  ANALYSES
TO  DISCOVER  PATTERNS  AND CORRELATIONS IN THE USE AND ABUSE OF MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE PRACTICES. ANY COUNTY  THAT  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  PURCHASED  SUCH
SOFTWARE  MUST  SUPPLY  ADEQUATE  DOCUMENTATION, INCLUDING ANY RECEIPTS,
THAT DETAILS SUCH PURCHASE. THE STATE SHALL DISBURSE GRANTS, WHEN APPLI-
CABLE, FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (II) THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY DEVELOP RULES AND  REGULATIONS  AS
NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09715-01-1

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