senate Bill S1118

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to payments under managed long term care plans for home care services

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S1118 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4403-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7141

S1118 - Summary

Relates to payments under managed long term care plans for home care services; requires certain funds to pass through directly to subcontracting agency and requires payments to reflect increased transportation costs.

S1118 - Sponsor Memo

S1118 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1118

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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  payments  under
  managed long term care plans for home care services

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

  Section 1. Section 4403-f of the  public  health  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12.  PAYMENTS  TO  THOSE  AGENCIES  CERTIFIED AND LICENSED PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE THIRTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER PROVIDING DIRECT CARE SERVICES TO THE
ENROLLED POPULATION SHALL BE REASONABLY RELATED TO THE COST OF PROVIDING
EFFICIENT, CONSISTENT AND HIGH QUALITY SERVICES REQUIRED BY THE PLAN  OF
CARE  AND  SHALL, IN ADDITION, INCORPORATE THE AMOUNT OF ANY LABOR COSTS
ATTRIBUTABLE TO SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED FOURTEEN-C  OF  THIS  CHAPTER
AND  ANY  RECRUITMENT  AND  RETENTION  FUNDS  MADE AVAILABLE PURSUANT TO
SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER;  PROVIDED  FURTHER,
SUCH  AMOUNTS  SHALL  BE PASSED DIRECTLY THROUGH TO THE AGENCY PROVIDING
SUCH DIRECT CARE SERVICES IF SUCH SERVICES ARE SUBCONTRACTED.  IN  ADDI-
TION,  SUCH PAYMENTS SHALL REFLECT AND ADJUST ANNUALLY FOR ANY INCREASED
COSTS OF THE TRANSPORTATION OF DIRECT CARE WORKERS TO AND FROM PATIENTS'
RESIDENCES RELATED TO INCREASED  FUEL  COSTS  AND/OR  TRANSPORTATION  AS
REPORTED BY THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
AND THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the amend-
ments to section 4403-f of the public health law made by section one  of
this  act  shall  not affect the repeal of such section and shall expire
and be deemed repealed therewith.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02295-01-3

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