senate Bill S1436

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drug and other medical services co-payments for medicaid recipients

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
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S1436 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §367-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3221, A2339
2009-2010: S2990A, A6678

S1436 - Summary

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drug and other medical services, except diagnostic services, co-payments for medicaid recipients.

S1436 - Sponsor Memo

S1436 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  GALLIVAN,  LARKIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to medicaid co-pay-
  ments for prescription drugs and other services


  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 6  of  section  367-a  of  the
social services law, as added by chapter 41 of the laws of 1992, subpar-
agraph  (iii) as amended by chapter 843 of the laws of 1992 and subpara-
graph (iv) as amended by section 40 of part C of chapter 58 of the  laws
of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Co-payments  shall apply to all eligible persons for the services
defined in paragraph (d) of this subdivision with the exception of:
  (i) [individuals under twenty-one years of age;
  (ii) pregnant women;
  (iii)] individuals who are inpatients in a medical facility  who  have
been  required  to  spend  all  of their income for medical care, except
their personal needs allowance or residents of community based  residen-
tial facilities licensed by the office of mental health or the office of
mental retardation and developmental disabilities who have been required
to spend all of their income, except their personal needs allowance;
  [(iv)  individuals  enrolled  in  health  maintenance organizations or
other entities which provide comprehensive  health  services,  or  other
managed care programs for services covered by such programs, except that
such  persons,  other  than  persons otherwise exempted from co-payments
pursuant to subparagraphs (i), (ii), (iii) and (v)  of  this  paragraph,
and  other  than  those  persons  enrolled  in  a managed long term care
program, shall be subject to co-payments as  described  in  subparagraph
(v) of paragraph (d) of this subdivision;] and

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


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