senate Bill S6762A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts certain veterans in state veterans homes or adult day care at a state veterans home from requirements to enroll in a medicaid managed care plan or a medicaid long term care plan

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.180
substituted for a8917a
Jun 10, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 amended on third reading 6762a
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.859
Mar 18, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 06, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Mar 18, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2014

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S6762 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8917A
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-b, Mil L; add §2636, Pub Health L

S6762 - Summary

Exempts honorably discharged military veterans, their widow or spouse, and eligible Gold Star parents in state veterans homes or adult day care at a state veterans home from requirements to enroll in a medicaid managed care plan or a medicaid long term care plan.

S6762 - Sponsor Memo

S6762 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6762

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the military law and the public health law, in  relation
  to enacting the "veterans long-term care access act"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "veterans
long-term care access act".
  S 2. The military law is amended by adding a new section 235-b to read
as follows:
  S  235-B.  MEDICAID  ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS IN STATE VETERANS HOMES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY,  NO  HONOR-
ABLY  DISCHARGED  MILITARY  VETERAN,  THEIR SPOUSE OR WIDOW, OR THE GOLD
STAR PARENT OF SUCH VETERAN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO ENROLL  IN  A  MEDICAID
MANAGED  CARE  PLAN  OR  A  MEDICAID LONG TERM CARE PLAN IF HE OR SHE IS
ACCEPTED FOR ADMISSION INTO A STATE  VETERANS  HOME  OR  ENROLLED  IN  A
MEDICAL  MODEL  ADULT  DAY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM AT A STATE VETERANS HOME.
SUCH HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERAN, THEIR SPOUSE OR WIDOW, OR  GOLD  STAR
PARENT  SHALL  NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF ANY PLAN OF TRANSI-
TION OF NURSING HOME POPULATIONS INTO ANY MANAGED CARE  PROGRAMS  OTHER-
WISE ADOPTED AND APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  S  3. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2636 to
read as follows:
  S 2636. REIMBURSEMENT FOR SERVICES RENDERED.  A  STATE  VETERANS  HOME
PROVIDING  LONG  TERM  NURSING HOME CARE, MEDICAL MODEL ADULT DAY HEALTH
CARE PROGRAMS OR ANY OTHER SERVICES TO AN HONORABLY DISCHARGED  MILITARY
VETERAN,  THEIR SPOUSE OR WIDOW, OR THE GOLD STAR PARENT OF SUCH VETERAN
SHALL CONTINUE TO BE PAID FOR ITS  SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO  THE  FEE  FOR
SERVICE  SCHEDULES IN EFFECT FOR MEDICAID LONG TERM CARE ON THE DATES OF
SERVICES RENDERED, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER FORMULA FOR THE PAYMENT  OF
LONG  TERM  CARE ADOPTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OR BY ANY MANAGED CARE ORGAN-
IZATION, MEDICAID MANAGED CARE PLAN, OR MEDICAID MANAGED LONG TERM  CARE
PLAN.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW, RATES OF PAYMENT
PURSUANT TO SUCH FEE FOR SERVICE SCHEDULES SHALL BE ADJUSTED ANNUALLY TO
REFLECT FULL TREND FACTOR INCREASES.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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S6762A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8917A
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-b, Mil L; add §2636, Pub Health L

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts honorably discharged military veterans, their widow or spouse, and eligible Gold Star parents in state veterans homes or adult day care at a state veterans home from requirements to enroll in a medicaid managed care plan or a medicaid long term care plan.

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6762--A
    Cal. No. 859

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. FLANAGAN, LAVALLE, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BALL, BONACIC,
  BOYLE, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPAILLAT, FARLEY, FELDER, GALLIVAN, GIPSON, GOLD-
  EN,  GRIFFO,  GRISANTI,  HANNON,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  KENNEDY,   LANZA,
  LARKIN,  LATIMER,  LIBOUS,  LITTLE,  MARCELLINO,  MARCHIONE,  MARTINS,
  NOZZOLIO, O'MARA, PARKER, PERALTA, PERKINS, RITCHIE,  RIVERA,  ROBACH,
  SANDERS,  SAVINO,  SERRANO, SEWARD, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, TKACZYK, VALE-
  SKY, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military
  Affairs -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the
  Committee  on  Finance  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the military law and the public health law, in  relation
  to enacting the "veterans long-term care access act"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "veterans
long-term care access act".
  S 2. The military law is amended by adding a new section 235-b to read
as follows:
  S  235-B.  MEDICAID  ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS IN STATE VETERANS HOMES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY,  NO  HONOR-
ABLY  DISCHARGED  MILITARY  VETERAN,  THEIR SPOUSE OR WIDOW, OR THE GOLD
STAR PARENT OF SUCH VETERAN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO ENROLL  IN  A  MEDICAID
MANAGED  CARE  PLAN  OR  A  MEDICAID LONG TERM CARE PLAN IF HE OR SHE IS
ACCEPTED FOR ADMISSION INTO A STATE  VETERANS  HOME  OR  ENROLLED  IN  A
MEDICAL  MODEL  ADULT  DAY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM AT A STATE VETERANS HOME.
SUCH HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERAN, THEIR SPOUSE OR WIDOW, OR  GOLD  STAR
PARENT  SHALL  NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF ANY PLAN OF TRANSI-
TION OF NURSING HOME POPULATIONS INTO ANY MANAGED CARE  PROGRAMS  OTHER-
WISE ADOPTED AND APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  S  3. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2636 to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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