senate Bill S4509

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the department of health to convene a health technology assessment committee to advise the commissioner of health on coverage of health technology under the medical assistance program; repealer

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2014 referred to health
May 20, 2014 delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.560
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 10, 2013 1st report cal.1166
Apr 05, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S4509
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 10, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S4509
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4509 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7528
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add ยง365-d, Soc Serv L

S4509 - Summary

Directs the department of health to convene a health technology assessment committee to advise the commissioner of health on coverage of health technology under the medical assistance program.

S4509 - Sponsor Memo

S4509 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4509

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  establishing  a
  health  technology  assessment committee within the medical assistance
  program; and to repeal section 365-d of such law relating to early and
  periodic screening  diagnosis  and  treatment  outreach  demonstration
  projects

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

  Section 1. Section 365-d of the social services law is REPEALED and  a
new section 365-d is added to read as follows:
  S  365-D.  HEALTH  TECHNOLOGY  ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL CONVENE A HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT  COMMITTEE.  THE  COMMITTEE
SHALL,  AT  THE  REQUEST  OF  THE  COMMISSIONER, PROVIDE ADVICE AND MAKE
RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING COVERAGE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY FOR PURPOSES  OF
THE  MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT SUCH
COMMITTEE PRIOR TO ANY DETERMINATION TO EXCLUDE FROM COVERAGE ANY HEALTH
TECHNOLOGY FROM THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SECTION,  "HEALTH  TECHNOLOGY" MEANS MEDICAL DEVICES AND SURGICAL PROCE-
DURES USED IN THE PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS AND  TREATMENT  OF  DISEASE  AND
OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS.
  2.  (A)  THE  HEALTH  TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF
THIRTEEN MEMBERS, WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  WHO
SHALL  SERVE  THREE YEAR TERMS; EXCEPT THAT FOR THE INITIAL APPOINTMENTS
TO THE COMMITTEE, FIVE MEMBERS SHALL SERVE ONE YEAR TERMS, FIVE  MEMBERS
SHALL  SERVE  TWO  YEAR  TERMS, AND THREE MEMBERS SHALL SERVE THREE YEAR
TERMS. COMMITTEE MEMBERS MAY BE REAPPOINTED UPON THE COMPLETION OF THEIR
TERMS. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE CHAIRPERSON, NO MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE
SHALL BE AN EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION  OF  THE
STATE, OTHER THAN FOR HIS OR HER MEMBERSHIP ON THE COMMITTEE, EXCEPT FOR
EMPLOYEES  OF  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITIES  OR UNIVERSITIES OPERATED BY THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09403-02-3

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