senate Bill S4433

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for medical assistance to address the consequences of poliomeyelitis

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Apr 01, 2013 referred to health

S4433 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง365-a, Soc Serv L

S4433 - Summary

Provides for medical assistance to address the consequences of poliomeyelitis.

S4433 - Sponsor Memo

S4433 - 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

                              April 1, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 medical  assist-
  ance for poliomeyelitis


  Section 1. Paragraph (g) of subdivision 2  of  section  365-a  of  the
social  services law, as amended by section 7 of part D of chapter 56 of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (g) sickroom supplies, eyeglasses, prosthetic  appliances  and  dental
prosthetic  appliances  furnished  in accordance with the regulations of
the department; provided further that: (i) the commissioner of health is
authorized to implement a preferred diabetic supply program wherein  the
department  of  health  will  receive  enhanced  rebates  from preferred
manufacturers of glucometers and test strips, and may  subject  non-pre-
ferred manufacturers' glucometers and test strips to prior authorization
under  section  two hundred seventy-three of the public health law; (ii)
enteral formula therapy  and  nutritional  supplements  are  limited  to
coverage only for nasogastric, jejunostomy, or gastrostomy tube feeding,
for  treatment of an inborn metabolic disorder, or to address growth and
development problems in children, or, subject to  standards  established
by the commissioner, for persons with a diagnosis of HIV infection, AIDS
or   HIV-related   illness  or  other  diseases  and  conditions;  (iii)
prescription footwear and inserts are limited to coverage only when used
as an integral part of a lower limb orthotic appliance,  as  part  of  a
diabetic treatment plan, [or] to address growth and development problems
compression and support stockings are limited to coverage only for preg-
nancy or treatment of venous stasis ulcers;
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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


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