senate Bill S1405

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts monthly assessments due from certain residential health facilities from interest or penalties for any period prior to October 1, 2014

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

S1405 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3626
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S404, A318
2009-2010: S6261A, A9232

S1405 - Summary

Exempts monthly assessments due from residential health facilities located in any area designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area or serving a medically underserved population and experiencing a medical assistance utilization rate of eighty-five percent or greater from interest or penalties for any period prior to October 1, 2014.

S1405 - Sponsor Memo

S1405 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1405

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to exempting monthly assessments due from residential
  health facilities located in any area designated as a  Health  Profes-
  sional Shortage Area or serving a medically underserved population and
  experiencing  a  medical  assistance  utilization  rate of eighty-five
  percent or greater from interest or penalties for any period prior  to
  October 1, 2014

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law, rule or regulation to
the contrary, monthly assessments due for any period prior to October 1,
2014, from residential health facilities located in any area  designated
as  a  Health  Professional  Shortage Area or serving a medically under-
served population and experiencing a medical assistance utilization rate
of eighty-five percent or greater as appropriately reported pursuant  to
section  2807-d of the public health law on or before December 31, 2014,
shall not be subject to interest or penalties as otherwise  provided  in
such section 2807-d; provided, however, that the residential health care
facility  must  either pay such amounts or enter into a repayment agree-
ment for said amount with the commissioner of health under terms accept-
able to such commissioner on or before March 31, 2015; provided further,
however, that with  regard  to  all  assessment,  interest  and  penalty
amounts collected by the commissioner of health by the effective date of
this  act  the  interest and penalty provisions of section 2807-d of the
public health law shall remain in full force and effect and such amounts
collected shall not be subject to further reconciliation or  adjustment.
Health Professional Shortage Areas and medically underserved populations
shall  be  established  based  on  designations  of  areas as such under
section 3320(b)(3) of the Federal Public Health Service Act  as  amended

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

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