senate Bill S5938A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to financial responsibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 06, 2014 print number 5938b
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Oct 04, 2013 print number 5938a
amend and recommit to rules
Sep 20, 2013 referred to rules

Bill Amendments

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S5938 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8195
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2559 & 2557, Pub Health L

S5938 - Summary

Relates to financial responsibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services.

S5938 - Sponsor Memo

S5938 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5938

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TKACZYK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to financial  respon-
  sibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3  of
section  2559 of the public health law, as amended by section 11 of part
A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  [Providers of evaluations and early intervention services, hereinafter
collectively referred to in this subdivision as "provider"  or  "provid-
ers",]  THE  STATE,  OR  ITS  DESIGNATED FISCAL AGENT shall in the first
instance and where applicable, seek payment from all third party  payors
including  governmental  agencies prior to claiming payment from a given
municipality  for  evaluations  conducted  under  the  program  and  for
services rendered to eligible children, provided that, the obligation to
seek  payment  shall not apply to a payment from a third party payor who
is not prohibited from  applying  such  payment,  and  will  apply  such
payment, to an annual or lifetime limit specified in the insured's poli-
cy.
  S  2.    Subdivision  1  of  section 2557 of the public health law, as
amended by section 4 of part C of chapter 1 of  the  laws  of  2002,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The approved costs for an eligible child who receives an evaluation
and early intervention services pursuant to this title shall be a charge
upon  the  municipality wherein the eligible child resides or, where the
services are covered by the medical assistance program, upon the  social
services  district of fiscal responsibility with respect to those eligi-
ble children who are also eligible for medical assistance. All  approved
costs shall be paid in the first instance [and at least quarterly] WITH-
IN THIRTY DAYS by the appropriate governing body or officer of the muni-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11760-05-3

Co-Sponsors

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S5938A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8195
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2559 & 2557, Pub Health L

S5938A - Summary

Relates to financial responsibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services.

S5938A - Sponsor Memo

S5938A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5938--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 20, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to financial respon-
  sibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services

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

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of
section 2559 of the public health law, as amended by section 11 of  part
A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  [Providers of evaluations and early intervention services, hereinafter
collectively  referred  to in this subdivision as "provider" or "provid-
ers",] THE STATE, OR ITS DESIGNATED FISCAL  AGENT  shall  in  the  first
instance  and where applicable, seek payment from all third party payors
including governmental agencies prior to claiming payment from  a  given
municipality  for  evaluations  conducted  under  the  program  and  for
services rendered to eligible children, provided that, the obligation to
seek payment shall not apply to a payment from a third party  payor  who
is  not  prohibited  from  applying  such  payment,  and will apply such
payment, to an annual or lifetime limit specified in the insured's poli-
cy.
  S 2.   Subdivision 1 of section 2557 of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  section  4  of  part C of chapter 1 of the laws of 2002, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The approved costs for an eligible child who receives an evaluation
and early intervention services pursuant to this title shall be a charge
upon the municipality wherein the eligible child resides AND  THE  STATE
or,  where  the  services are covered by the medical assistance program,
upon the social services district of fiscal responsibility with  respect
to those eligible children who are also eligible for medical assistance.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11760-06-3

Co-Sponsors

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S5938B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8195
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2559 & 2557, Pub Health L

S5938B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to financial responsibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services.

S5938B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5938B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5938--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. TKACZYK, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, GIPSON, LATIMER,
  PARKER -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  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 financial respon-
  sibility and reimbursement for payment for early intervention services

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

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of
section 2559 of the public health law, as amended by section 11 of  part
A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  [Providers of evaluations and early intervention services, hereinafter
collectively  referred  to in this subdivision as "provider" or "provid-
ers",] THE STATE, OR ITS DESIGNATED FISCAL  AGENT  shall  in  the  first
instance  and where applicable, seek payment from all third party payors
including governmental agencies prior to claiming payment from  a  given
municipality  for  evaluations  conducted  under  the  program  and  for
services rendered to eligible children, provided that, the obligation to
seek payment shall not apply to a payment from a third party  payor  who
is  not  prohibited  from  applying  such  payment,  and will apply such
payment, to an annual or lifetime limit specified in the insured's poli-
cy.
  S 2.   Subdivision 1 of section 2557 of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  section  4  of  part C of chapter 1 of the laws of 2002, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The approved costs for an eligible child who receives an evaluation
and early intervention services pursuant to this title shall be a charge
upon the municipality wherein the eligible child resides AND  THE  STATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11760-08-4

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