Assembly Bill A7554

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of health to collect and report data on the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities for the purpose of improving such program

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S5497 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Vetoed By Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-A7554 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5497
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2557, Pub Health L

2015-A7554 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to collect and report data on the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities for the purposes of improving the efficiency, cost, effectiveness and quality of such program.

2015-A7554 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7554

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
  commissioner  of  health  to  collect  data  on the early intervention
  program for infants and toddlers with disabilities

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

  Section 1.  Section 2557 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL COLLECT DATA, BY MUNICIPALITY, ON THE EARLY
INTERVENTION PROGRAM AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE FOR PURPOSES OF IMPROV-
ING THE EFFICIENCY, COST, EFFECTIVENESS AND  QUALITY  OF  SUCH  PROGRAM.
SUCH MUNICIPALITY DATA COLLECTION SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  THE  TOTAL  NUMBER  OF CHILDREN, WITHIN A MUNICIPALITY, RECEIVING
SERVICES BY SERVICE TYPE PER WEEK AND THE TOTAL NUMBER  OF  SERVICES  BY
SERVICE  TYPE  PER  WEEK  AUTHORIZED  BY EARLY INTERVENTION PROVIDERS BY
PROVIDER TYPE INCLUDING APPROVED AGENCIES,  INSTITUTIONS,  ORGANIZATIONS
AND INDEPENDENT PROVIDERS;
  (B)  THE  NUMBER  OF SERVICES, BY SERVICE TYPE AND PROVIDER TYPE, THAT
WERE IDENTIFIED ON THE IFSP THAT WERE NOT DELIVERED TO A CHILD;
  (C) THE NUMBER OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE CLAIMS SUBMITTED, THE  PERCENTAGE
OF  MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE  CLAIMS  DENIED  AND  THE  PERCENTAGE OF MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE CLAIMS PAID, AND THE REASONS FOR THE DENIALS;
  (D) THE NUMBER OF CLAIMS SUBMITTED FOR OTHER THAN MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE,
THE  PERCENTAGE  OF  CLAIMS DENIED FOR OTHER THAN MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND
THE PERCENTAGE OF CLAIMS PAID FOR OTHER THAN MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, AND THE
REASONS FOR THE DENIALS;
  (E) BY MUNICIPALITY, THE LAPSE IN TIME BETWEEN  THE  COMPLETION  OF  A
FINAL IFSP AND THE INITIATION OF SERVICES FOR ALL CHILDREN; AND
  (F)  THE NUMBER AND DOLLAR AMOUNTS OF CLAIMS SUBMITTED, BY PAYOR, THAT
NOT WERE PAID WITHIN NINETY DAYS AND THE REASONS FOR NON-PAYMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11156-01-5
              

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