senate Bill S6065

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Expands the duties of the special advisory review panel on Medicaid managed care to include other managed care programs

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health

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S6065 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7651A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง364-jj, Soc Serv L

S6065 - Summary

Relates to the membership and expands the duties of the special advisory review panel on Medicaid managed care by including other managed care programs.

S6065 - Sponsor Memo

S6065 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6065

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, LAVALLE, RANZENHOFER
  -- 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  special
  advisory review panel on Medicaid managed care

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

  Section 1. Section 364-jj of the social  services  law,  as  added  by
chapter 649 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  S 364-jj. Special advisory review panel on Medicaid managed care.
  (a)  There  is  hereby  established a special advisory review panel on
Medicaid managed care AND  RELATED  PUBLIC  HEALTH  INSURANCE  PROGRAMS,
INCLUDING  CHILD HEALTH PLUS, FAMILY HEALTH PLUS, MANAGED LONG TERM CARE
PROGRAMS AND RELATED CARE COORDINATION  MODELS,  MANAGED  CARE  PROGRAMS
DIRECTED  AT COORDINATING CARE FOR DUALLY ELIGIBLE MEDICAID AND MEDICARE
ENROLLEES, AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH COVERAGE  CARE  MANAGEMENT  PROGRAMS,
INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO HEALTH HOMES AND MEDICAL HOMES.  The panel
shall consist of  [nine]  ELEVEN  members  who  shall  be  appointed  as
follows:  [three]  FIVE by the governor, one of which shall serve as the
chair, TWO OF WHICH SHALL BRING EXPERTISE IN ACCESS ISSUES FACING  MEDI-
CAID CONSUMERS WITH DISABILITIES, AND ONE OF WHICH SHALL BRING EXPERTISE
IN  ACCESS ISSUES FACING CHILDREN, AND ONE SHALL BE A MEDICAID BENEFICI-
ARY; two each by the temporary president of the senate and  the  speaker
of  the  assembly; and one each by the minority leader of the senate and
the minority leader of the assembly. [All members shall be appointed  no
later  than September first, nineteen hundred ninety-six.] Members shall
serve without compensation  but  shall  be  reimbursed  for  appropriate
expenses.   The department shall provide technical assistance and access
to data as is required for the  panel  to  effectuate  the  mission  and
purposes established herein.  THE PANEL SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SEEK PUBLIC
COMMENT  ON  MATTERS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION. PANEL MEETING TIMES, AGEN-
DAS, AND MINUTES SHALL BE POSTED PUBLICLY ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AT
LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR TO EACH MEETING.

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

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