assembly Bill A5062A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for establishment of the New York Health plan

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.768
May 24, 2016 reported
May 17, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
May 10, 2016 reported referred to codes
Apr 29, 2016 print number 5062a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 20, 2016 committed to health
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.199
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 27, 2015 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 21, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.415
May 19, 2015 reported
reported referred to ways and means
Feb 26, 2015 reported referred to codes
Feb 11, 2015 referred to health

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A5062 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3525A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 50 §§5000 - 5003 to be Art 80 §§8000 - 8003, add Art 51 §§5100 - 5111, Art 49 Title 3 §§4920 - 4927, amd §270, Pub Health L; add §89-i, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3525A

A5062 - Summary

Establishes the New York Health program, a comprehensive system of access to health insurance for New York state residents; provides for administrative structure of the plan; provides for powers and duties of the board of trustees, the scope of benefits, payment methodologies and care coordination; establishes the New York Health Trust Fund which would hold monies from a variety of sources to be used solely to finance the plan (view more) enacts provisions relating to financing of New York Health, including a payroll assessment, similar to the Medicare tax; establishes a temporary commission on implementation of the plan; provides for collective negotiations by health care providers with New York Health.

A5062 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5062

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI, BARRON, BENEDETTO, BICHOTTE,
  BLAKE, BRONSON, BROOK-KRASNY, CLARK, COLTON, COOK, CRESPO, CYMBROWITZ,
  DINOWITZ,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GANTT,  HIKIND,  JAFFEE, JEAN-PIERRE, JOYNER,
  KAVANAGH,   KIM,   LAVINE,   LIFTON,   LINARES,    LUPARDO,    MOSLEY,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, PERRY, PICHARDO, RAMOS, ROBERTS, RODRIGUEZ, ROSENTHAL,
  RUSSELL,  SCHIMEL, SEAWRIGHT, SEPULVEDA, STECK, STIRPE, TITONE, TITUS,
  WALKER, WEINSTEIN, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.    ABBATE,
  ARROYO,  AUBRY, BRENNAN, CAHILL, CAMARA, DAVILA, FAHY, FARRELL, GLICK,
  GUNTHER, HOOPER, LENTOL, MAGEE, MAGNARELLI, MARKEY,  MAYER,  McDONALD,
  O'DONNELL,  ORTIZ,  PAULIN, PERSAUD, PRETLOW, QUART, RIVERA, ROBINSON,
  ROZIC, SCARBOROUGH, SIMON, SKARTADOS, SOLAGES, THIELE, WRIGHT --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law and the state finance law, in
  relation to enacting the "New York health act" and to establishing New
  York Health

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York health act".
  S 2. Legislative  findings  and  intent.  1.  The  state  constitution
states:  "The  protection and promotion of the health of the inhabitants
of the state are matters of public concern and provision therefor  shall
be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions and in such manner,
and by such means as the legislature shall from time to time determine."
(Article  XVII,  S3.)  The legislature finds and declares that all resi-
dents of the state have the right to health care.    While  the  federal
Affordable  Care Act brought many improvements in health care and health
coverage, it still leaves many New  Yorkers  without  coverage  or  with
inadequate  coverage.  New  Yorkers  -  as  individuals,  employers, and
taxpayers - have experienced a rise in  the  cost  of  health  care  and
coverage  in  recent  years,  including rising premiums, deductibles and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07764-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A5062A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3525A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 50 §§5000 - 5003 to be Art 80 §§8000 - 8003, add Art 51 §§5100 - 5111, Art 49 Title 3 §§4920 - 4927, amd §270, Pub Health L; add §89-i, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3525A

A5062A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York Health program, a comprehensive system of access to health insurance for New York state residents; provides for administrative structure of the plan; provides for powers and duties of the board of trustees, the scope of benefits, payment methodologies and care coordination; establishes the New York Health Trust Fund which would hold monies from a variety of sources to be used solely to finance the plan (view more) enacts provisions relating to financing of New York Health, including a payroll assessment, similar to the Medicare tax; establishes a temporary commission on implementation of the plan; provides for collective negotiations by health care providers with New York Health.

A5062A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5062--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI, BARRON, BENEDETTO, BICHOTTE,
  BLAKE,  BRONSON,  COLTON,  COOK,  CRESPO, CYMBROWITZ, DINOWITZ, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, GANTT, HIKIND, JAFFEE,  JEAN-PIERRE,  JOYNER,  KAVANAGH,  KIM,
  LAVINE,  LIFTON,  LINARES,  LUPARDO,  MOSLEY,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  PERRY,
  PICHARDO, RAMOS, RODRIGUEZ, ROSENTHAL,  RUSSELL,  SCHIMEL,  SEAWRIGHT,
  SEPULVEDA,  STECK,  STIRPE,  TITONE, TITUS, WALKER, WEINSTEIN, WEPRIN,
  DILAN, GJONAJ, RICHARDSON, MOYA,  SIMOTAS,  HUNTER,  MILLER,  HYNDMAN,
  RIVERA  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, ARROYO, AUBRY, BREN-
  NAN, CAHILL, DAVILA, FAHY, FARRELL, GLICK,  GUNTHER,  HOOPER,  LENTOL,
  MAGEE,  MAGNARELLI, MARKEY, MAYER, McDONALD, O'DONNELL, ORTIZ, PAULIN,
  PRETLOW, QUART, ROBINSON, ROZIC, SIMON,  SKARTADOS,  SOLAGES,  THIELE,
  WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health -- ordered
  to  a  third  reading  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Health in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and  the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to enacting the "New York health act" and to establishing New
  York Health

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York health act".
  S  2.  Legislative  findings  and  intent.  1.  The state constitution
states: "The protection and promotion of the health of  the  inhabitants
of  the state are matters of public concern and provision therefor shall
be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions and in such manner,
and by such means as the legislature shall from time to time determine."
(Article XVII, S3.) The legislature finds and declares  that  all  resi-
dents  of  the  state  have the right to health care.  While the federal
Affordable Care Act brought many improvements in health care and  health

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07764-05-6

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