senate Bill S6421A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to retroactive enrollment in child health insurance plans; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • 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
Apr 08, 2016 signed chap.27
Apr 05, 2016 delivered to governor
Mar 23, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.10
substituted for a9165
Feb 24, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 6421a
Jan 11, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.32
Jan 08, 2016 referred to rules

S6421 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9165
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2511, rpld sub 5-b, Pub Health L; amd §3, Chap of 2015 (as proposed in S.4745-B and A.7155-B)
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7155A, S4745, S4745B

S6421 - Summary

Relates to retroactive enrollment in child health insurance plans.

S6421 - Sponsor Memo

S6421 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6421

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  the  date  of
  enrollment in the child health insurance plan; to amend chapter 577 of
  the  laws  of 2015 amending the public health law relating to the date
  of enrollment in the child health insurance plan, in relation  to  the
  effectiveness  thereof;  and  to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 2511 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, RULE  OR  REGU-
LATION:
  (I)  A  NEWBORN  CHILD WHO MEETS THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA SET FORTH IN
THIS SUBDIVISION OR SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION, AS  DETERMINED  BY
AN  APPROVED  ORGANIZATION OR THE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE,
WHICHEVER IS APPLICABLE, SHALL BE ENROLLED RETROACTIVELY  TO  THE  FIRST
DAY OF THE MONTH IN WHICH THE CHILD IS BORN, PROVIDED THAT THE APPLICANT
FOR  INSURANCE  SUBMITS  A COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION AND REQUIRED
INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE CHILD'S BIRTH.
  (II) A NEWBORN CHILD SHALL BE PRESUMED ELIGIBLE FOR  SUBSIDY  PAYMENTS
UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION OR ELIGIBLE FOR COVERAGE UNDER SUBDIVISION FIVE
OF THIS SECTION, PROVIDED THAT THE APPLICANT  FOR  INSURANCE  SUBMITS  A
COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE CHILD'S BIRTH.
ONCE  ELIGIBILITY  IS  DETERMINED  BY  THE  APPROVED ORGANIZATION OR THE
HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE, WHICHEVER IS APPLICABLE,  ON  THE
BASIS  OF  PRELIMINARY INFORMATION, THE CHILD SHALL BE ENROLLED RETROAC-
TIVELY TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH IN WHICH THE  CHILD  IS  BORN.  ALL
OTHER PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS REGARDING PRESUMPTIVE ENROLLMENT APPLICA-
BLE  TO  ELIGIBLE  CHILDREN  ENROLLED  UNDER THIS TITLE AND SPECIFIED IN
STATE CONTRACTS WITH APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS OR IMPLEMENTED BY THE HEALTH
INSURANCE EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE, WHICHEVER IS APPLICABLE, SHALL APPLY  TO
PRESUMPTIVE ENROLLMENT OF NEWBORN CHILDREN.

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

S6421A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9165
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2511, rpld sub 5-b, Pub Health L; amd §3, Chap of 2015 (as proposed in S.4745-B and A.7155-B)
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7155A, S4745, S4745B

S6421A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to retroactive enrollment in child health insurance plans.

S6421A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6421A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6421--A
    Cal. No. 32

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Rules  --  ordered  to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  the  date  of
  enrollment in the child health insurance plan

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2511 of the public health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGU-
LATION:
  (I) A NEWBORN CHILD WHO MEETS THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA  SET  FORTH  IN
THIS  SUBDIVISION  OR SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION, AS DETERMINED BY
AN APPROVED ORGANIZATION OR THE HEALTH INSURANCE  EXCHANGE  MARKETPLACE,
WHICHEVER  IS  APPLICABLE,  SHALL BE ENROLLED RETROACTIVELY TO THE FIRST
DAY OF THE MONTH IN WHICH THE CHILD IS BORN, PROVIDED THAT THE APPLICANT
FOR INSURANCE SUBMITS A COMPLETED AND SIGNED  APPLICATION  AND  REQUIRED
INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE CHILD'S BIRTH.
  (II)  A  NEWBORN CHILD SHALL BE PRESUMED ELIGIBLE FOR SUBSIDY PAYMENTS
UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION OR ELIGIBLE FOR COVERAGE UNDER  SUBDIVISION  FIVE
OF  THIS  SECTION,  PROVIDED  THAT THE APPLICANT FOR INSURANCE SUBMITS A
COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE CHILD'S BIRTH.
ONCE ELIGIBILITY IS DETERMINED  BY  THE  APPROVED  ORGANIZATION  OR  THE
HEALTH  INSURANCE  EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE, WHICHEVER IS APPLICABLE, ON THE
BASIS OF PRELIMINARY INFORMATION, THE CHILD SHALL BE  ENROLLED  RETROAC-
TIVELY  TO  THE  FIRST  DAY OF THE MONTH IN WHICH THE CHILD IS BORN. ALL
OTHER PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS REGARDING PRESUMPTIVE ENROLLMENT APPLICA-
BLE TO ELIGIBLE CHILDREN ENROLLED UNDER  THIS  TITLE  AND  SPECIFIED  IN
STATE CONTRACTS WITH APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS OR IMPLEMENTED BY THE HEALTH
INSURANCE  EXCHANGE MARKETPLACE, WHICHEVER IS APPLICABLE, SHALL APPLY TO
PRESUMPTIVE ENROLLMENT OF NEWBORN CHILDREN.
  S 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (g) of  subdivision  2  of  section
2511  of  the  public health law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of
2015 amending the public health law, relating to the date of  enrollment
in  the  child  health  insurance plan, as proposed in legislative bills

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