senate Bill S7081

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to covered lives assessments in the Rochester region

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Apr 24, 2014 referred to health

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S7081 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2807-s, Pub Health L

S7081 - Summary

Relates to covered lives assessments in the Rochester region.

S7081 - Sponsor Memo

S7081 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  7081

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  covered  lives
  assessments in the Rochester region

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 2807-s of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows:
  (G) A FURTHER GROSS ANNUAL AMOUNT ALLOCATED TO  THE  ROCHESTER  REGION
BEGINNING  JANUARY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN SHALL BE ONE HUNDRED TEN
MILLION DOLLARS. FOR CALENDAR YEARS TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN AND THEREAFTER,
THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE INDEXED FOR STATEWIDE HEALTH CARE INFLATION  IN  AN
AMOUNT  DETERMINED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER. SUCH AMOUNT SHALL BE EXCLUDED
FROM ALL COMPUTATIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS MADE PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B)  OF
SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SEVEN-T OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  2.  Subdivision  7  of  section  2807-s of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)(A) FIVE MILLION DOLLARS OF THE FUNDS ALLOCATED  TO  THE  ROCHESTER
REGION  PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH  (G)  OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS SECTION
SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED TO A ROCHESTER REGIONAL HEALTH  PLANNING  ORGANIZA-
TION  FOR  USE IN FUNDING REGIONAL HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. THE
REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING ORGANIZATION  SHALL  DISBURSE  THOSE  FUNDS  IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PARAGRAPH, OR PURSUANT TO GRANTS MADE BY THE ORGAN-
IZATION  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THIS PARAGRAPH. DISTRIBUTION OF ANY GRANT
FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY THE REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING ORGANIZATION SHALL BE
PURSUANT TO  A  MULTI-STAKEHOLDER  PROCESS.  THE  REGIONAL  HEALTH  CARE
IMPROVEMENT  GRANT FUND PROJECTS SHALL INCLUDE THREE MILLION DOLLARS PER
YEAR FOR A SHARED COMMUNITY HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGNED ON THE  BASIS
OF  COLLABORATIVE  COMMUNITY  EFFORTS,  INCLUDING COMMUNITY-WIDE PATIENT
SAFETY AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS, ELIMINATION OF HEALTH  DISPARI-
TIES, HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, AND TWO MILLION DOLLARS TO FUND THE
REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING ORGANIZATION.  THE HEALTH PLANNING ORGANIZATION
SHALL  USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO GENERATE MATCHING FUND CONTRIBUTIONS IN
THE FORM OF GRANTS, DONATIONS AND OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS.

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

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