senate Bill S6583B

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 vetoed memo.278
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.347
substituted for a9353c
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1563
Jun 07, 2016 print number 6583b
Jun 07, 2016 amend and recommit to rules
reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2016 print number 6583a
May 24, 2016 reported with amendments and committed to finance
Apr 05, 2016 committee discharged and committed to health
Jan 28, 2016 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jun 8, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S6583B
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S6583A
36
0
committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S6583A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S6583 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9353
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4526, A6481
2019-2020: S1802, A3015

S6583 - Summary

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants.

S6583 - Sponsor Memo

S6583 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6583

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  medical  assistance  coverage  for  the  cost  of donor breast milk in
  certain circumstances

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (dd) to read as follows:
  (DD) THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK, FOR HOME AND  INPATIENT  USE,  FOR
WHICH A LICENSED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS ISSUED A WRITTEN OR ELECTRONIC
ORDER.  SUCH  ORDER  SHALL  STATE THAT THE INFANT HAS A DOCUMENTED BIRTH
WEIGHT OF ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED GRAMS OR LESS, AND/OR HAS A  CONGEN-
ITAL  OR  ACQUIRED INTESTINAL CONDITION, AND IS THEREFORE AT A HIGH RISK
FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING INTOLERANCE, NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS AND/OR
INFECTION, WHICH REQUIRES NOURISHMENT BY BREAST MILK, AND THE MOTHER  OR
INFANT IS CURRENTLY MEDICALLY OR PHYSICALLY UNABLE TO PRODUCE OR RECEIVE
MATERNAL  BREAST  MILK  OR  PARTICIPATE  IN BREAST FEEDING. COVERAGE FOR
DONOR BREAST MILK SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO  THE  MARKET
COST  OF  SUCH MILK PROCURED FROM A HUMAN MILK BANK ASSOCIATION OF NORTH
AMERICA CERTIFIED MILK BANK, PLUS TWENTY PERCENT OF SUCH  COST  FOR  THE
PROCESSING  THEREOF.  THE PAYMENT OF THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK SHALL
BE EXCLUSIVE OF ANY OTHER CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS THAT EXIST  BETWEEN  A
HOSPITAL AND THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13070-04-5

Co-Sponsors

S6583A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9353
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4526, A6481
2019-2020: S1802, A3015

S6583A - Summary

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants.

S6583A - Sponsor Memo

S6583A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6583--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
  Families  --  committee  discharged  and  said  bill  committed to the
  Committee on Health -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  with amendments -- ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  medical  assistance  coverage  for  the  cost  of donor breast milk in
  certain circumstances

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (dd) to read as follows:
  (DD) THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK, FOR HOME AND  INPATIENT  USE,  FOR
WHICH  A LICENSED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS ISSUED AN ORDER FOR AN INFANT
WHO:  (I) HAS A DOCUMENTED BIRTHWEIGHT  OF  ONE  THOUSAND  FIVE  HUNDRED
GRAMS  OR  LESS; (II) HAS A CONGENITAL OR ACQUIRED INTESTINAL CONDITION,
AND IS THEREFORE AT A HIGH RISK FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING  INTOLERANCE,
NECROTIZING  ENTEROCOLITIS AND/OR INFECTION; OR (III) OTHERWISE REQUIRES
NOURISHMENT BY BREAST MILK; AND (IV) THE MOTHER OR INFANT  IS  CURRENTLY
MEDICALLY  OR  PHYSICALLY  UNABLE  TO PRODUCE OR RECEIVE MATERNAL BREAST
MILK OR PARTICIPATE IN BREAST FEEDING. COVERAGE FOR  DONOR  BREAST  MILK
SHALL  BE NOT LESS THAN THE REASONABLE COST OF SUCH MILK PROCURED FROM A
CERTIFIED MILK BANK, PLUS REASONABLE PROCESSING AND HANDLING FEES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13070-07-6

Co-Sponsors

S6583B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9353
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4526, A6481
2019-2020: S1802, A3015

S6583B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants.

S6583B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6583B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6583--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children
  and Families -- committee discharged and said bill  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  --  reported  favorably from said committee and
  committed to the Committee  on  Finance  with  amendments  --  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Rules
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  medical  assistance  coverage  for  the  cost  of donor breast milk in
  certain circumstances

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (dd) to read as follows:
  (DD) THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK, FOR HOME AND  INPATIENT  USE,  FOR
WHICH  A LICENSED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS ISSUED AN ORDER FOR AN INFANT
WHO IS MEDICALLY OR PHYSICALLY UNABLE TO RECEIVE MATERNAL BREAST MILK OR
PARTICIPATE IN BREAST FEEDING OR WHOSE MOTHER IS MEDICALLY OR PHYSICALLY
UNABLE TO PRODUCE MATERNAL BREAST MILK OR PARTICIPATE IN BREAST FEEDING.
SUCH INFANT MUST: (I) HAVE A DOCUMENTED BIRTH  WEIGHT  OF  ONE  THOUSAND
FIVE  HUNDRED GRAMS OR LESS; (II) HAVE A CONGENITAL OR ACQUIRED INTESTI-
NAL CONDITION, AND IS THEREFORE AT A HIGH RISK FOR DEVELOPMENT OF  FEED-
ING  INTOLERANCE,  NECROTIZING  ENTEROCOLITIS AND/OR INFECTION; OR (III)
OTHERWISE REQUIRE NOURISHMENT BY BREAST MILK.  COVERAGE FOR DONOR BREAST
MILK SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN THE REASONABLE COST OF  SUCH  MILK  PROCURED
FROM  A  CERTIFIED  MILK  BANK,  PLUS REASONABLE PROCESSING AND HANDLING
FEES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13070-10-6

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