senate Bill S5117A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to vision care provided by managed care providers through school based health centers

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.449
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1613
substituted for s5117a
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a7342a
ordered to third reading cal.1613
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 30, 2013 print number 5117a
amend and recommit to health
May 10, 2013 referred to health

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S5117 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7342A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L

S5117 - Summary

Enacts provisions to provide for vision care by managed care providers through school based health centers; creates a pilot program.

S5117 - Sponsor Memo

S5117 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5117

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 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 vision  care  in
  school based health centers

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a)  of  subdivision  4  of
section  364-j  of  the  social  services law is amended by adding a new
clause (E-1) to read as follows:
  (E-1) THE SERVICES ARE VISION CARE SERVICES RENDERED TO A STUDENT AT A
SCHOOL BASED HEALTH CENTER APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO THIS
CLAUSE. THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE PROGRAMS  AT  SCHOOL  BASED  HEALTH
CENTERS  IN  PARTNERSHIP  WITH  A  CHARITABLE  FOUNDATION THAT AGREES TO
PROVIDE FREE OF CHARGE EYEGLASS FRAMES AND LENSES AT THE CENTERS  PURSU-
ANT  TO  A  MEMORANDUM  OF  AGREEMENT  APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER. THE
COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE THE RATE FOR SUCH VISION CARE SERVICES  AT  THE
RATE  FOR  SUCH  SERVICES  WHEN PROVIDED BY A FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH
CENTER OR WHEN PROVIDED BY ANOTHER ENTITY LICENSED PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE
TWENTY-EIGHT  OF  THE  PUBLIC HEALTH LAW AND ELIGIBLE FOR THE AMBULATORY
PATIENT GROUP RATE APPROVED FOR VISION CARE SERVICES BY THE  COMMISSION-
ER; OR
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendments to section 364-j of  the  social  services  law  made  by
section  one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and
shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10611-01-3

S5117A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7342A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L

S5117A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts provisions to provide for vision care by managed care providers through school based health centers; creates a pilot program.

S5117A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5117A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5117--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to vision care in
  school based health centers

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of
section 364-j of the social services law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
clause (E-1) to read as follows:
  (E-1) THE SERVICES ARE VISION CARE SERVICES RENDERED TO A STUDENT AT A
SCHOOL BASED HEALTH CENTER APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO THIS
CLAUSE. THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE UP TO FIVE PILOT PROGRAMS AT SCHOOL
BASED  HEALTH  CENTERS  IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A CHARITABLE FOUNDATION THAT
AGREES TO PROVIDE FREE OF CHARGE  EYEGLASS  FRAMES  AND  LENSES  AT  THE
CENTERS  PURSUANT  TO  A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT APPROVED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER. THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE  THE  RATE  FOR  SUCH  VISION  CARE
SERVICES  AT  THE  RATE  FOR  SUCH SERVICES WHEN PROVIDED BY A FEDERALLY
QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER OR WHEN  PROVIDED  BY  ANOTHER  ENTITY  LICENSED
PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW AND ELIGIBLE
FOR THE AMBULATORY PATIENT GROUP RATE APPROVED FOR VISION CARE  SERVICES
BY THE COMMISSIONER; OR
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendments to section 364-j of  the  social  services  law  made  by
section  one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and
shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10611-03-3

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