senate Bill S6583

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to managed long term care plans

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Feb 10, 2014 referred to health

S6583 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง4403-f & 2999-o, Pub Health L

S6583 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting ownership or control of managed long term care plans by health maintenance organizations or insurers.

S6583 - Sponsor Memo

S6583 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6583

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 managed long  term
  care  plans not being controlled or owned by for-profit health mainte-
  nance organizations or insurers

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of subdivision 1 of section 4403-f of the
public health law, as added by chapter 659  of  the  laws  of  1997,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b) "Eligible applicant" means an entity controlled or wholly owned by
one  or  more of the following: a hospital as defined in subdivision one
of section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter; a home care  agency
licensed  or  certified  pursuant to article thirty-six of this chapter;
[an] A NOT-FOR-PROFIT entity that has received a certificate of authori-
ty pursuant to sections forty-four  hundred  three,  forty-four  hundred
three-a or AN INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEM THAT HAS RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE
OF  AUTHORITY  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  forty-four hundred eight-a of this
article (as added by chapter six hundred  thirty-nine  of  the  laws  of
nineteen  hundred  ninety-six),  or  a NOT-FOR-PROFIT health maintenance
organization authorized under article forty-three of the insurance  law;
or  a  not-for-profit  organization  which has a history of providing or
coordinating health care services and long term  care  services  to  the
elderly  and  disabled;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  AN  ENTITY  OWNED OR
CONTROLLED BY AN ENTITY THAT HAS RECEIVED  A  CERTIFICATE  OF  AUTHORITY
PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  FORTY-FOUR  HUNDRED  THREE  OR FORTY-FOUR HUNDRED
THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE AND HAS  RECEIVED  A  CERTIFICATE  OF  AUTHORITY
UNDER  THIS  SECTION  PRIOR  TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE
LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN WHICH ADDED THIS PROVISION SHALL BE DEEMED
TO BE AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT.
  S 2. Section 4403-f of the public health law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  A MANAGED LONG TERM CARE PLAN MAY BE A PARTICIPANT IN AN ACCOUNT-
ABLE CARE ORGANIZATION UNDER ARTICLE TWENTY-NINE-E OF THIS CHAPTER.

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

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