senate Bill S4375A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of health to make recommendations to the governor and legislature on increasing ambulatory patient group rates for services provided by rural critical access hospitals

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2014 print number 4375a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 25, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S4375
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4375 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2807, Pub Health L

S4375 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to make recommendations to the governor and legislature on increasing ambulatory patient group rates, in the 2015-2016 state fiscal year, for services provided by rural critical access hospitals.

S4375 - Sponsor Memo

S4375 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4375

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on
  Rural  Resources)  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
  commissioner  of health to make recommendations relating to increasing
  certain ambulatory patient group reimbursement rates

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 2807 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (j) to read as follows:
  (J)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL,  IN  CONJUNCTION WITH HOSPITAL INDUSTRY
REPRESENTATIVES, PROVIDE WRITTEN RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE
LEGISLATURE ON OR  BEFORE  OCTOBER  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN,  ON
INCREASING  AMBULATORY  PATIENT  GROUPS  REIMBURSEMENT RATES ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION FOR GENERAL HOSPITAL  OUTPATIENT  SERVICES,
GENERAL  HOSPITAL  EMERGENCY  SERVICES,  DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CENTER
SERVICES AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL SERVICES, PROVIDED BY  RURAL  HOSPITALS
DESIGNATED  AS  CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE XVIII
OF THE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY ACT. SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL TAKE INTO
CONSIDERATION THE INCREASED COSTS OF PROVIDING SUCH  SERVICES  IN  RURAL
AREAS  AS  WELL AS THE NEED TO MAINTAIN ACCESS TO SUCH SERVICES IN RURAL
AREAS. IN ADDITION, THE RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL  CONTAIN  PROPOSED  LEGIS-
LATION,  FOR  INCORPORATION  INTO  THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE TWO THOUSAND
FOURTEEN--TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN FISCAL YEAR, TO EFFECTUATE RATE INCREASES
EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10025-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S4375A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2807, Pub Health L

S4375A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to make recommendations to the governor and legislature on increasing ambulatory patient group rates, in the 2015-2016 state fiscal year, for services provided by rural critical access hospitals.

S4375A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4375A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4375--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG, O'MARA, RITCHIE, VALESKY -- (at request of
  the Legislative Commission on  Rural  Resources)  --  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 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
  commissioner  of health to make recommendations relating to increasing
  certain ambulatory patient group reimbursement rates

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 2807 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (j) to read as follows:
  (J)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL,  IN  CONJUNCTION WITH HOSPITAL INDUSTRY
REPRESENTATIVES, PROVIDE WRITTEN RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE
LEGISLATURE ON OR  BEFORE  OCTOBER  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN,  ON
INCREASING  AMBULATORY  PATIENT  GROUPS  REIMBURSEMENT RATES ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION FOR GENERAL HOSPITAL  OUTPATIENT  SERVICES,
GENERAL  HOSPITAL  EMERGENCY  SERVICES,  DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CENTER
SERVICES AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL SERVICES, PROVIDED BY  RURAL  HOSPITALS
DESIGNATED  AS  CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE XVIII
OF THE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY ACT. SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL TAKE INTO
CONSIDERATION THE INCREASED COSTS OF PROVIDING SUCH  SERVICES  IN  RURAL
AREAS  AS  WELL AS THE NEED TO MAINTAIN ACCESS TO SUCH SERVICES IN RURAL
AREAS. IN ADDITION, THE RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL  CONTAIN  PROPOSED  LEGIS-
LATION,  FOR  INCORPORATION  INTO  THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE TWO THOUSAND
FIFTEEN--TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN FISCAL YEAR, TO EFFECTUATE RATE  INCREASES
EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10025-02-4

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