senate Bill S1697

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes local social services districts to choose which state- but not federally-required medicaid services to provide and categories of eligibility to cover

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S1697 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2033
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§365-a & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1813, A2285
2009-2010: S2989, A6777

S1697 - Summary

Authorizes local social services to choose which state-required but not federally-required medicaid services to provide to eligible persons and which categories of eligibility to cover; directs the commissioner of health to apply for necessary waivers, promulgate rules and regulations, and establish necessary procedures.

S1697 - Sponsor Memo

S1697 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1697

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, MAZIARZ,
  SEWARD  --  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  allowing  local
  social  services  districts  discretion  to  provide  certain medicaid
  services and to cover certain categories of eligibility

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

  Section  1.  Section  365-a  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION  OR  OF
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  THIS  CHAPTER OR OTHER LAW, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL
SERVICES DISTRICT IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO  DETERMINE  WHICH,  IF  ANY,
SERVICES  IT  CHOOSES  TO  PROVIDE TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS OF THOSE SERVICES
OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE  PROVIDED  BY  APPLICABLE  STATE  LAW  BUT  NOT
REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW.
  S 2. Section 366 of the social services law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR OF
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR  OTHER  LAW,  EACH  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES  DISTRICT  IS  HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO DETERMINE TO WHICH, IF ANY,
CATEGORIES OF ELIGIBILITY  IT  CHOOSES  TO  PROVIDE  MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE
OTHERWISE  REQUIRED  TO  BE  PROVIDED  BY  APPLICABLE  STATE LAW BUT NOT
REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW.
  S 3. The commissioner of health:
  1.  is authorized and directed to apply for any and all federal  waiv-
ers  required  to  implement the provisions of subdivision 10 of section
365-a and subdivision 10 of section 366 of the social services law;
  2. shall promulgate any and all rules and  regulations  and  take  any
other measures necessary to implement this act, including but not limit-

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

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