|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 15, 2016||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S6766
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6766 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§4403-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
BILL NUMBER: S6766 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE : To ensure continuity of care and service quality for patients in the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver and Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) Waiver if these populations transition into Medicaid Managed Care. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Amends subdivision 7 of section 4403-f of the Public Health Law to require managed long term care plans to provide a level of care and services for the TBI and NHTD Waiver populations at least substantially comparable to that offered under the Waivers; requires managed long term care plans to have adequate provider networks and ensure adequate training and competency among providers. Section 2: Amends section 2742 of the Public Health Law to create a
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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