senate Bill S2786A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the collection of prescription drug co-payments

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1067
May 22, 2014 print number 2786a
amend and recommit to finance
May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jun 21, 2013 recommitted to rules
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1244
reported and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 2, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S2786A
23
12
committee
23
Aye
12
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S2786
8
6
committee
8
Aye
6
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S2786
14
9
committee
14
Aye
9
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 11, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S2786
21
13
committee
21
Aye
13
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S2786
8
5
committee
8
Aye
5
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S2786 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §367-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4749

S2786 - Summary

Requires the collection of prescription drug co-payments at the point of sale in pharmacies.

S2786 - Sponsor Memo

S2786 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2786

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- 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 the collection
  of prescription drug co-payments

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (c) of subdivision 6 of
section 367-a of the social services law, as amended by  section  47  of
part C of chapter 58 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  this paragraph, co-
payments charged for each generic prescription drug dispensed  shall  be
one  dollar and for each brand name prescription drug dispensed shall be
three dollars; provided, however, that the co-payments charged for  each
brand  name  prescription  drug  on  the preferred drug list established
pursuant to section two hundred seventy-two of the public health law and
the co-payments charged for each brand name prescription drug reimbursed
pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (a-1) of subdivision four  of
section  three  hundred  sixty-five-a of this title shall be one dollar.
THE PAYMENT OF SUCH CO-PAYMENTS SHALL BE MANDATORY AT THE POINT OF  SALE
IN PHARMACIES.
  S  2. Paragraph (i) of subdivision 2-a of section 369-ee of the social
service law, as amended by section 26 of part E of  chapter  63  of  the
laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (i)  co-payments  charged for each generic prescription drug dispensed
shall be three  dollars  and  for  each  brand  name  prescription  drug
dispensed shall be six dollars AND THE PAYMENT OF SUCH CO-PAYMENTS SHALL
BE MANDATORY AT THE POINT OF SALE IN PHARMACIES;
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it  shall  have  become a law, provided, however, that the amendments to
subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 6 of section 367-a of
the social services law made by section one of this act shall not affect
the repeal of such paragraph and shall be deemed to repeal therewith.

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

Co-Sponsors

S2786A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §367-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4749

S2786A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the collection of prescription drug co-payments at the point of sale in pharmacies.

S2786A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2786A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2786--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on  Health  in
  accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said
  committee and committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to the collection
  of prescription drug co-payments

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (c) of subdivision 6 of
section 367-a of the social services law, as amended  by  section  9  of
part C of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  this paragraph, co-
payments charged for each generic prescription drug dispensed  shall  be
one  dollar and for each brand name prescription drug dispensed shall be
three dollars; provided, however, that the co-payments charged for  each
brand  name  prescription  drug  on  the preferred drug list established
pursuant to section two hundred seventy-two of the public health law or,
for managed care providers operating pursuant to section  three  hundred
sixty-four-j  of  this title, for each brand name prescription drug on a
managed care provider's formulary that such provider has designated as a
preferred  drug,  and  the  co-payments  charged  for  each  brand  name
prescription  drug reimbursed pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph
(a-1) of subdivision four of section three hundred sixty-five-a of  this
title  shall  be  one dollar.   THE PAYMENT OF SUCH CO-PAYMENTS SHALL BE
MANDATORY AT THE POINT OF SALE IN PHARMACIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law, provided, however, that  the  amendments  to
subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 6 of section 367-a of
the social services law made by section one of this act shall not affect
the repeal of such paragraph and shall be deemed to repeal therewith.

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

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