senate Bill S6742A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that medicaid reimbursement for services to medically fragile children by pediatric rehabilitation diagnostic and treatment centers be fee-for-service

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2012 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 6742a
Mar 29, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 28, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 27, 2012 1st report cal.465
Mar 16, 2012 referred to health

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S6742 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10517
Law Section:
Health
Laws Affected:
Amd Part D §34-b, Chap 56 of 2012

S6742 - Summary

Provides that medicaid reimbursement for services to medically fragile children rendered by pediatric rehabilitation diagnostic and treatment centers shall be at a fee-for-service rate until the workgroup on medicaid payment for services for medically fragile children completes its report.

S6742 - Sponsor Memo

S6742 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6742

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  CARLUCCI,  DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, JOHNSON,
  KLEIN, LARKIN, LAVALLE, MARTINS, McDONALD, SALAND, SAVINO, VALESKY  --
  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
  New York state workgroup on Medicaid reimbursement for medically frag-
  ile children

  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  section
2804-b to read as follows:
  S  2804-B.  NEW  YORK  STATE  WORKGROUP  ON MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR
MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN. 1. THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL,  WITHIN  THIRTY
DAYS  OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, CONVENE AND CHAIR, DIRECTLY
OR THROUGH A DESIGNEE OR DESIGNEES, A NEW YORK STATE WORKGROUP ON  MEDI-
CAID  REIMBURSEMENT  FOR MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN TO EXAMINE, EVALUATE
AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ADEQUACY AND  VIABILITY  OF  MEDICAID
REIMBURSEMENT  RATES TO CERTAIN PEDIATRIC PROVIDERS WHO PROVIDE CRITICAL
SERVICES FOR MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN.
  2. SUCH WORKGROUP SHALL BE  COMPRISED  OF  STAKEHOLDERS  OF  MEDICALLY
FRAGILE  CHILDREN,  INCLUDING PROVIDERS OF PEDIATRIC NURSING HOMES, HOME
CARE AGENCIES AFFILIATED WITH PEDIATRIC NURSING HOMES AND DIAGNOSTIC AND
TREATMENT CENTERS WHICH PRIMARILY SERVE MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN,  AND
OTHER EXPERTS CHOSEN BY THE COMMISSIONER. MEMBERS OF THE WORKGROUP SHALL
HAVE   DEMONSTRATED  KNOWLEDGE  AND  EXPERIENCE  IN  PROVIDING  CARE  TO
MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN IN PEDIATRIC NURSING HOMES, HOME  CARE  AGEN-
CIES  AFFILIATED  WITH PEDIATRIC NURSING HOMES AND DIAGNOSTIC AND TREAT-
MENT CENTERS WHICH PRIMARILY SERVE MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN, INCLUDING
PROVIDERS WHO PROVIDE CARE PRIMARILY TO  THE  MEDICAID  POPULATION.  THE
PRESENCE OF A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS SHALL CONSTITUTE A QUORUM. MEMBERS
SHALL  RECEIVE  NO COMPENSATION FOR THEIR SERVICES, BUT SHALL BE ALLOWED
ACTUAL AND NECESSARY EXPENSES IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES  PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14924-02-2

Co-Sponsors

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S6742A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10517
Law Section:
Health
Laws Affected:
Amd Part D §34-b, Chap 56 of 2012

S6742A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that medicaid reimbursement for services to medically fragile children rendered by pediatric rehabilitation diagnostic and treatment centers shall be at a fee-for-service rate until the workgroup on medicaid payment for services for medically fragile children completes its report.

S6742A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6742A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6742--A
    Cal. No. 465

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, ALESI, CARLUCCI, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, JOHN-
  SON,  KLEIN,  LARKIN,  LAVALLE,  MARTINS,  McDONALD,  SALAND,  SAVINO,
  STEWART-COUSINS,  VALESKY,  ZELDIN  -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend chapter 56 of the laws of 2012, directing a workgroup on
  medically  fragile children, in relation to medicaid reimbursement for
  services provided to medically fragile children by pediatric rehabili-
  tation diagnostic and treatment centers

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

  Section  1.  Section 34-b of part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012,
directing a workgroup on  medically  fragile  children,  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY,
SERVICES PROVIDED TO MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN  RECEIVING  SERVICES  AT
PEDIATRIC  REHABILITATION  DIAGNOSTIC  AND  TREATMENT  CENTERS, OPERATED
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 28 OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SHALL BE REIMBURSED  AT
A  FEE-FOR-SERVICE  MEDICAID  RATE DURING THE DELIBERATIONS OF THE WORK-
GROUP AND UNTIL SUCH REPORT IS FINALIZED AND DISTRIBUTED TO THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  HEALTH, THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE, THE CHAIR
OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE, THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE HEALTH
COMMITTEE AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY HEALTH COMMITTEE. ANY CHANGE  IN
REIMBURSEMENT  METHODOLOGY  NECESSARY  AS  A  RESULT OF THIS SUBDIVISION
SHALL BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WITHIN 30 DAYS  OF  THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14924-06-2

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