assembly Bill A5249

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software

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Jun 02, 2016 held for consideration in social services
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
Feb 13, 2015 referred to social services

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A5249 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1444
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง368-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4614
2013-2014: S3284
2017-2018: A4744, S2821
2019-2020: A3540, S949
2021-2022: A4876, S5449

A5249 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.

A5249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5249

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PALMESANO  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social  services  law,  in  relation  to  the  state
  reimbursement  of  county payments for medical assistance fraud, waste
  and abuse detection software

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 368-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (aa) to read as follows:
  (AA) (I) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  FULL  AMOUNT
EXPENDED  BY  THE  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS VIA THE USE OF DATA  MINING  SOFT-
WARE  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED  BY  THE  STATE IF THE COUNTY HAS PREVIOUSLY
PURCHASED OR INTENDS TO PURCHASE SUCH SOFTWARE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, "DATA MINING SOFTWARE" SHALL MEAN A DATABASE APPLICATION THAT
UTILIZES ADVANCED DATA SEARCHING CAPABILITIES AND  STATISTICAL  ANALYSES
TO  DISCOVER  PATTERNS  AND CORRELATIONS IN THE USE AND ABUSE OF MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE PRACTICES. ANY COUNTY  THAT  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  PURCHASED  SUCH
SOFTWARE  MUST  SUPPLY  ADEQUATE  DOCUMENTATION, INCLUDING ANY RECEIPTS,
THAT DETAILS SUCH PURCHASE. THE STATE SHALL DISBURSE GRANTS, WHEN APPLI-
CABLE, FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (II) THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY DEVELOP RULES AND  REGULATIONS  AS
NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07424-01-5