senate Bill S6766

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to participation in managed long term care plans by certain medical assistance recipients

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.284
Feb 18, 2016 referred to health

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S6766 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9288
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง4403-f, 2742 & 3614-d, Pub Health L

S6766 - Summary

Relates to participation in managed long term care plans by medical assistance recipients in the traumatic brain injury waiver program and the nursing home transition and diversion waiver program; directs the commissioner of health to establish a statewide neurobehavioral resource project specializing in the evaluation and development of behavioral support plans for individuals with traumatic brain injuries.

S6766 - Sponsor Memo

S6766 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6766

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  participation  in
  managed  long  term care plans by medical assistance recipients in the
  traumatic brain injury waiver program and the nursing home  transition
  and diversion waiver program

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

  Section 1. Clauses 2 and 3 of subparagraph (v)  of  paragraph  (b)  of
subdivision  7 of section 4403-f of the public health law, as amended by
section 48 of part A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, are amended  and
three  new  subparagraphs  (v-a),  (v-b)  and (v-c) are added to read as
follows:
  (2) a participant in the traumatic brain injury waiver  program  OR  A
PERSON  WHOSE  CIRCUMSTANCES WOULD QUALIFY HIM OR HER FOR THE PROGRAM AS
IT EXISTED ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN;
  (3) a participant in the nursing home transition and diversion  waiver
program OR A PERSON WHOSE CIRCUMSTANCES WOULD QUALIFY HIM OR HER FOR THE
PROGRAM AS IT EXISTED ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN;
  (V-A)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  CLAUSE (2) OF SUBPARAGRAPH (V) OF THIS PARA-
GRAPH, PROGRAM FEATURES  SHALL  BE  SUBSTANTIALLY  COMPARABLE  TO  THOSE
SERVICES  OFFERED  TO  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN INJURY WAIVER PARTICIPANTS AS OF
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (1) FULL-TIME SERVICE COORDINATORS WHO MAY  NOT  EXCEED  CASELOADS  OF
SEVENTEEN  PROGRAM  PATIENTS PER COORDINATOR AND MAY NOT BE EMPLOYEES OF
THE PARTICIPANT'S MANAGED CARE PLAN;
  (2) HOME AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES;
  (3) POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS AND CAREGIVER SUPPORT SERVICES;
  (4) COMMUNITY INTEGRATION COUNSELING SERVICES PROVIDED IN AN  INDIVID-
UAL OR GROUP SETTING;
  (5) APPROPRIATELY STRUCTURED DAY PROGRAM SERVICES;
  (6)  INDEPENDENT  LIVING  SKILLS  TRAINING  AND  DEVELOPMENT  SERVICES
PROVIDED IN AN INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP SETTING;
  (7) SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM SERVICES;

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

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