senate Bill S2606C

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health mental hygiene budget for the 2013-2014 state fiscal year

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2013 signed chap.56
delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
motion to amend lost
motion to amend lost
ordered to third reading rules cal.45
substituted for a3006d
Mar 27, 2013 referred to ways and means
Mar 26, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.276
Mar 23, 2013 print number 2606d
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 10, 2013 print number 2606c
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 22, 2013 print number 2606b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 13, 2013 print number 2606a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 22, 2013 referred to finance

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S2606 - Details

Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2606 - Summary

Relates to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures; relates to the determination of rates of payments by certain state governmental agencies; relates to the medical assistance information and payment system; relates to managed care programs and managed long term care plans  (view more) relates to participation in the state health insurance exchange; relates to liability for certain acts under the false claims act; relates to civil actions pursuant to the false claims act; relates to the delay of certain administrative costs; relates to the preferred drug program; relates to antipsychotic therapeutic drugs; authorizes the commissioner of health to implement an incontinence supply utilization management program; relates to the funding of health home infrastructure development; relates to general hospital inpatient reimbursement; relates to managed care programs; relates to rates of payment for residential health care facilities and rates of reimbursement for inpatient detoxification and withdrawal services; relates to hospital inpatient base years; relates to the Medicaid managed care inpatient psychiatric care default rate; relates to the Medicaid managed care default rate; moves rate setting for child health plus to the department of health; requires the use of an enrollment broker for counties that are mandated Medicaid managed care and managed long term care; repeals the twentieth day of the month enrollment cut-off for managed long term care enrollees; relates to the nursing home financially disadvantaged program; eliminates the recruitment and retention attestation requirement for certain certified home health agencies; extends the office of the Medicaid inspector general's power to audit rebasing rates; relates to rebasing transition payments; relates to payment of claims; establishes the home and community-based care work group; relates to critical access hospitals; eliminates the bed hold requirement; relates to eligibility for Medicaid; relates to treatment of income and resources of institutionalized persons; relates to the people; repeals certain provisions of law relating to the pharmacy and therapeutics committee; relates to payments to hospital assessments; relates to the effectiveness of eligibility for medical assistance and the family health plus program; extends various plans and programs; relates to rates of payment by state governmental agencies; relates to reports on chronic illness demonstration projects and reports by the commissioner of health on health homes; relates to rates of payment for long term home health care programs; extends a demonstration program for physicians suffering from alcoholism, drug abuse or mental illness; relates to indigent care; relates to permitting online and telephone Medicaid applications; allows administrative renewals and self-attestation of residency; ends applications for family health plus; establishes a methodology for modified adjusted gross income; centralizes child health plus eligibility determinations; requires audit standards for eligibility; relates to residency and income attestation and verification for child health plus; eliminates temporary enrollment in child health plus; expands the child health plus social security number requirement to lawfully residing children; requires a status report on the health benefit exchange; relates to health benefit exchange navigators and clarifies the identity of persons to whom insurance licensing requirements apply; relates to coverage limitations requirements and student accident and health insurance; relates to standardization of individual enrollee direct payment contracts; ensures that group and individual insurance policy provisions conform to applicable requirements of federal law; relates to the general public health work program; consolidates the excess medical malpractice liability coverage pool; relates to the addition to the methadone registry of dosage and such other information as is necessary to facilitate disaster management; relates to state aid funding authorization of services funded by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services; vests all authority to appoint and remove officers and employees of the office of mental health; creates mental health incident review panels; relates to psychiatric emergency programs; relates to foregoing a cost-of-living adjustment during the 2013-2014 state fiscal year; authorizes the actions necessary to manage the loss of federal revenue and create the mental hygiene stabilization fund; provides medical assistance to certain retirees of the New York city off-track betting corporation; and relates to funding to SUNY Downstate Medical Center and directing the restructuring of the hospital.

S2606 - Sponsor Memo

S2606 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2606                                                  A. 3006

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT  to  amend  chapter  59 of the laws of 2011, amending the public
  health law and other laws relating to general  hospital  reimbursement
  for  annual  rates,  in relation to the cap on local Medicaid expendi-
  tures; to amend the public health law, in relation to general hospital
  inpatient reimbursement; to amend the social services law, in relation
  to the medical assistance information and payment system; to amend the
  social services law, in relation to certain contracts entered into  by
  the  commissioner  of health for the purpose of implementing the Medi-
  caid redesign team initiatives; to amend the  public  health  law,  in
  relation  to  the  preferred  drug program; to amend the public health
  law, in relation to antipsychotic  therapeutic  drugs;  to  amend  the
  social  services  law,  in relation to reducing pharmacy reimbursement
  for name brand drugs; to amend the public health law, in  relation  to
  eliminating the summary posting requirement for the pharmacy and ther-
  apeutic  committee;  to  amend the social services law, in relation to
  early refill of prescriptions; to amend the social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  authorizing  the  commissioner of health to implement an
  incontinence supply  utilization  management  program;  to  amend  the
  social  services  law, in relation to certain individual psychotherapy
  services; to amend the social services law, in relation to the funding
  of health home infrastructure development; to amend the public  health
  law, in relation to general hospital inpatient reimbursement; to amend
  the  social  services  law,  in  relation to managed care programs; to
  amend section 2 of part H of chapter 111 of the laws of 2010, relating
  to increasing Medicaid payments  to  providers  through  managed  care
  organizations  and  providing  equivalent  fees  through an ambulatory
  patient group methodology, in relation to the  effectiveness  thereof;
  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to rates of payment for
  residential health  care  facilities  and  in  relation  to  rates  of
  reimbursement for inpatient detoxification and withdrawal services; to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2606A - Details

Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2606A - Summary

Relates to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures; relates to the determination of rates of payments by certain state governmental agencies; relates to the medical assistance information and payment system; relates to managed care programs and managed long term care plans  (view more) relates to participation in the state health insurance exchange; relates to liability for certain acts under the false claims act; relates to civil actions pursuant to the false claims act; relates to the delay of certain administrative costs; relates to the preferred drug program; relates to antipsychotic therapeutic drugs; authorizes the commissioner of health to implement an incontinence supply utilization management program; relates to the funding of health home infrastructure development; relates to general hospital inpatient reimbursement; relates to managed care programs; relates to rates of payment for residential health care facilities and rates of reimbursement for inpatient detoxification and withdrawal services; relates to hospital inpatient base years; relates to the Medicaid managed care inpatient psychiatric care default rate; relates to the Medicaid managed care default rate; moves rate setting for child health plus to the department of health; requires the use of an enrollment broker for counties that are mandated Medicaid managed care and managed long term care; repeals the twentieth day of the month enrollment cut-off for managed long term care enrollees; relates to the nursing home financially disadvantaged program; eliminates the recruitment and retention attestation requirement for certain certified home health agencies; extends the office of the Medicaid inspector general's power to audit rebasing rates; relates to rebasing transition payments; relates to payment of claims; establishes the home and community-based care work group; relates to critical access hospitals; eliminates the bed hold requirement; relates to eligibility for Medicaid; relates to treatment of income and resources of institutionalized persons; relates to the people; repeals certain provisions of law relating to the pharmacy and therapeutics committee; relates to payments to hospital assessments; relates to the effectiveness of eligibility for medical assistance and the family health plus program; extends various plans and programs; relates to rates of payment by state governmental agencies; relates to reports on chronic illness demonstration projects and reports by the commissioner of health on health homes; relates to rates of payment for long term home health care programs; extends a demonstration program for physicians suffering from alcoholism, drug abuse or mental illness; relates to indigent care; relates to permitting online and telephone Medicaid applications; allows administrative renewals and self-attestation of residency; ends applications for family health plus; establishes a methodology for modified adjusted gross income; centralizes child health plus eligibility determinations; requires audit standards for eligibility; relates to residency and income attestation and verification for child health plus; eliminates temporary enrollment in child health plus; expands the child health plus social security number requirement to lawfully residing children; requires a status report on the health benefit exchange; relates to health benefit exchange navigators and clarifies the identity of persons to whom insurance licensing requirements apply; relates to coverage limitations requirements and student accident and health insurance; relates to standardization of individual enrollee direct payment contracts; ensures that group and individual insurance policy provisions conform to applicable requirements of federal law; relates to the general public health work program; consolidates the excess medical malpractice liability coverage pool; relates to the addition to the methadone registry of dosage and such other information as is necessary to facilitate disaster management; relates to state aid funding authorization of services funded by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services; vests all authority to appoint and remove officers and employees of the office of mental health; creates mental health incident review panels; relates to psychiatric emergency programs; relates to foregoing a cost-of-living adjustment during the 2013-2014 state fiscal year; authorizes the actions necessary to manage the loss of federal revenue and create the mental hygiene stabilization fund; provides medical assistance to certain retirees of the New York city off-track betting corporation; and relates to funding to SUNY Downstate Medical Center and directing the restructuring of the hospital.

S2606A - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2606--A                                            A. 3006--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted  by  the  Governor  pursuant  to
  article  seven  of  the  Constitution -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  chapter  59 of the laws of 2011, amending the public
  health law and other laws relating to general  hospital  reimbursement
  for  annual  rates,  in relation to the cap on local Medicaid expendi-
  tures; to amend the public health law, in relation to general hospital
  inpatient reimbursement; to amend the social services law, in relation
  to the medical assistance information and payment system; to amend the
  social services law, in relation to certain contracts entered into  by
  the  commissioner  of health for the purpose of implementing the Medi-
  caid redesign team initiatives; to amend the  public  health  law,  in
  relation  to  the  preferred  drug program; to amend the public health
  law, in relation to antipsychotic  therapeutic  drugs;  to  amend  the
  social  services  law,  in relation to reducing pharmacy reimbursement
  for name brand drugs; to amend the public health law, in  relation  to
  eliminating the summary posting requirement for the pharmacy and ther-
  apeutic  committee;  to  amend the social services law, in relation to
  early refill of prescriptions; to amend the social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  authorizing  the  commissioner of health to implement an
  incontinence supply  utilization  management  program;  to  amend  the
  social  services  law, in relation to certain individual psychotherapy
  services; to amend the social services law, in relation to the funding
  of health home infrastructure development; to amend the public  health
  law, in relation to general hospital inpatient reimbursement; to amend
  the  social  services  law,  in  relation to managed care programs; to
  amend section 2 of part H of chapter 111 of the laws of 2010, relating
  to increasing Medicaid payments  to  providers  through  managed  care
  organizations  and  providing  equivalent  fees  through an ambulatory
  patient group methodology, in relation to the  effectiveness  thereof;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets