senate Bill S6914

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2014-2015 state fiscal year

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  • 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
Mar 31, 2014 signed chap.60
delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading rules cal.35
substituted for a9205
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading cal.377
Mar 29, 2014 referred to finance

S6914 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9205
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S6914 - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2014-2015 state fiscal year; relates to prenatal clinical health care services; simplifies consent for HIV testing; relates to authorization for data sharing with providers for purposes of patient linkage and retention in care (view more) relates to biennial reports for the control of malignant diseases; relates to the breast cancer research and education fund; relates to the cancer detection and education program advisory council; relates to a distinctive "drive for the cure" license plate; relates to the gift for prostate and testicular research and education; relates to the capital restructuring financing program; relates to delivery system reform incentive payments; relates to eligible applicants for the Medicaid redesign team initiatives; relates to the Alzheimer's disease assistance fund; relates to participating borrowers; relates to program eligibility for catastrophic coverage; relates to the primary care service corps practitioner loan repayment program; relates to evaluating the state's health information technology infrastructure and systems; relates to the establishment of certain free standing clinics, outpatient health care facilities and ambulatory health care centers in the county of Bronx; relates to payments submitted by early intervention providers to certain third party payors; amends the public health law and the insurance law, in relation to safe patient handling; relates to review of criminal history information concerning prospective employees; relates to the provision of contact information relating to long term care; relates to the operation of the New York State donate life registry; relates to streamlining the application process for adult care facilities and assisted living residences; relates to the long term home health care program; relates to resident working audits; amends chapter 58 of the laws of 2008 amending the elder law and other laws relating to reimbursement to particular provider pharmacies and prescription drug coverage, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; repeals certain provisions of the public health law and the state finance law relating thereto (Part A); amends the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996, in relation to extending certain provisions relating thereto; amends the New York Health Care Reform Act of 2000, in relation to extending the effectiveness of provisions thereof; amends the public health law, in relation to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education; amends chapter 62 of the laws of 2003 amending the general business law and other laws relating to enacting major components necessary to implement the state fiscal plan for the 2003-04 state fiscal year, in relation to the deposit of certain funds; amends the public health law, in relation to health care initiative pool distributions; amends the social services law, in relation to extending payment provisions for general hospitals; amends chapter 600 of the laws of 1986 amending the public health law relating to the development of pilot reimbursement programs for ambulatory care services, in relation to the effectiveness of such chapter; amends chapter 520 of the laws of 1978 relating to providing for a comprehensive survey of health care financing, education and illness prevention and creating councils for the conduct thereof, in relation to extending the effectiveness of portions thereof; amends the public health law, in relation to extending access to community health care services in rural areas; amends the public health law, in relation to rates of payment for personal care service providers; amends the public health law, in relation to the assessment on covered lives; amends the public health law, in relation to the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment centers indigent care program; amends the public health law, in relation to general hospital indigent pool and general hospital inpatient reimbursement rates; amends chapter 266 of the laws of 1986 amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional medical conduct, in relation to extending the applicability of certain provisions thereof; amends chapter 63 of the laws of 2001 amending chapter 20 of the laws of 2001 amending the military law and other laws relating to making appropriations for the support of government, in relation to extending the applicability of certain provisions thereof (Part B); amends the social services law, in relation to eliminating prescriber prevails for brand name drugs with generic equivalents; directs the department of health to develop new methodology for pharmacy reimbursement; relates to minimum supplemental rebates for pharmaceutical manufacturers; relates to early refill of prescriptions; relates to emergency and non-emergency transportation; amends section 45-c of part A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, relating to the report on the transition of behavioral health services as a managed care benefit in the medical assistance program, in relation to reports on the transition of behavior health services; relates to the integration of behavioral and physical health clinic services; amends part A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013 amending chapter 59 of the laws of 2011 amending the public health law and other laws relating to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates relating to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures, in relation to establishing rate protections for behavioral health essential providers and the effectiveness thereof; amends section 1 of part H of chapter 111 of the laws of 2010, relating to increasing Medicaid payments to providers through managed care organizations and providing equivalent fees through an ambulatory patient group methodology, in relation to transfer of funds and the effectiveness thereof; amends the social services law, in relation to spousal support for the costs of community-based long term care; amends the social services law, in relation to fair hearings within the Fully Integrated Duals Advantage program; amends the public health law, in relation to the establishment of a default rate for nursing homes under managed care; amends the public health law, in relation to rates of payment for certified home health agencies and long term home health care programs; amends the social services law in relation to Community First Choice Option; amends the education law in relation to developing training curricula to educate certain home health aides; amends the public health law in relation to Development Disabilities Individual Care and Support Organization; amends the public health law, in relation to rate setting methodologies for the ICD-10; amends the public health law, in relation to inpatient psych base years, specialty inpatient base years, and hospital inpatient base years; amends part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, amending the public health law and other laws relating to known and projected department of health state fund medicaid expenditures, in relation to the determination of rates of payments by certain state governmental agencies; amends the social services law and the public health law, in relation to requiring the use of an enrollment broker for counties that are mandated Medicaid managed care and managed long term care; amends the public health law, in relation to establishing vital access pools for licensed home care service agencies; amends the social services law, in relation to the expansion of the Medicaid managed care advisory review panel; amends part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011 amending the public health law relating to general hospital inpatient reimbursement for annual rates, in relation to the across the board reduction of 2011; amends the social services law, in relation to establishing a health homes criminal justice initiative; amends the social services law, in relation to the transition of children in foster care to managed care; amends the social services law and the state finance law, in relation to the establishment of a basic health plan; amends the social services law, in relation to hospital presumptive eligibility under the affordable care act; relates to a basic health program trust fund and a state health innovation plan account; relates to spending down procedures under the MAGI system of eligibility determination; relates to moving rate setting for child health plus to the department of health; relates to eliminating the existing child health plus waiting period; amends chapter 2 of the laws of 1998, amending the public health law and other laws relating to expanding the child health insurance plan, in relation to allowing for the permanent expansion of child health plus income and benefit provisions; amends the public health law in relation to potentially preventable negative outcomes; relates to a rural dentistry pilot program; amends chapter 779 of the laws of 1986, amending the social services law relating to authorizing services for non-residents in adult homes, residences for adults and enriched housing programs, in relation to extending the authorization of non-resident services within adult homes; amends part C of chapter 58 of the laws of 2008, amending the social services law and the public health law relating to adjustments of rates, in relation to extending the utilization threshold exemption; amends chapter 19 of the laws of 1998, amending the social services law relating to limiting the method of payment for prescription drugs under the medical assistance program, in relation to extending provisions related to dispensing fees; relates to rates of payment to residential health care facilities; amends chapter 731 of the laws of 1993, amending the public health law and other laws relating to reimbursement, delivery and capital cost of ambulatory health care services and inpatient hospital services, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; amends chapter 904 of the laws of 1984, amending the public health law and the social services law relating to encouraging comprehensive health services, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; provides for the repeal of certain provisions relating to the availability of funds upon expiration thereof; repeals certain provisions of the social services law and the public health law relating thereto (Part C); relates to the practice of pharmacy and the compounding of drugs and establishes requirements for the registration of outsourcing facilities in New York state (Part D); relates to establishing an integrated employment plan (Part E); directs a report by the office for people with developmental disabilities on the establishment of a direct support professional credentialing pilot program (Part F); relates to community mental health support and workforce reinvestment funds; amends chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, amending the mental hygiene law and the state finance law relating to the community mental health support and workforce reinvestment program, the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community services boards and the duties of such subcommittees and creating the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account, in relation to extending such provisions relating thereto (Part G); relates to establishing protections to prevent surprise medical bills including network adequacy requirements, claim submission requirements, access to out-of-network care and prohibition of excessive emergency charges (Part H); amends chapter 57 of the laws of 2006, relating to establishing a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs, in relation to forgoing such adjustment during the 2014-2015 state fiscal year (Part I).

S6914 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 6914                                                  A. 9205

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             March 29, 2014
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prenatal clinical
  health care services; to amend the public health law, in  relation  to
  simplifying  consent  for HIV testing; to amend the public health law,
  in relation to authorization  for  data  sharing  with  providers  for
  purposes of patient linkage and retention in care; to amend the public
  health  law, in relation to biennial reports for the control of malig-
  nant diseases; to amend the state finance  law,  in  relation  to  the
  breast  cancer research and education fund; to amend the public health
  law, and the state finance law, in relation to  the  cancer  detection
  and education program advisory counsel; to amend the vehicle and traf-
  fic  law,  in  relation  to a distinctive "drive for the cure" license
  plate; to amend the tax law, in relation to the gift for prostate  and
  testicular  research and education; to amend the public health law, in
  relation to the capital restructuring financing program; to amend  the
  public  health  law,  in  relation to delivery system reform incentive
  payments; to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  eligible
  applicants  for  the  Medicaid redesign team initiatives; to amend the
  state finance law, in relation to the Alzheimer's  disease  assistance
  fund;  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to participating
  borrowers; to amend the elder law, in relation to program  eligibility
  for catastrophic coverage; to amend the public health law, in relation
  to the primary care service corps practitioner loan repayment program;
  to  amend the public health law, in relation to evaluating the state's
  health information technology infrastructure and systems; to amend the
  public health law, in relation to the establishment  of  certain  free
  standing  clinics,  outpatient  health  care facilities and ambulatory
  health care centers in the county of Bronx; in  relation  to  payments
  submitted  by  early  intervention  providers  to  certain third party
  payors; to amend the public health  law  and  the  insurance  law,  in
  relation  to safe patient handling; to amend the public health law and

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

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