senate Bill S6948

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safety net hospitals

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 31, 2016 vetoed memo.305
Dec 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.520
substituted for a9476a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1966
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2016 reported and committed to finance
May 25, 2016 print number 6948a
May 25, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Mar 08, 2016 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

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S6948 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9476
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2807-c, Pub Health L

S6948 - Summary

Establishes a hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safety net hospitals.

S6948 - Sponsor Memo

S6948 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6948

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 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  establishing  a
  hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safe-
  ty net hospitals

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

  Section 1. Section 2807-c of the  public  health  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36.  ENHANCED  SAFETY  NET HOSPITAL SUPPLEMENTAL RATE ADJUSTMENT.  (A)
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION,  "ENHANCED  SAFETY  NET  HOSPITAL"
MEANS A HOSPITAL WHICH:
  (I)(A)  NOT  LESS THAN FIFTY PERCENT OF THE PATIENTS IT TREATS RECEIVE
MEDICAID OR ARE MEDICALLY UNINSURED;
  (B) NOT LESS THAN  FORTY  PERCENT  OF  ITS  INPATIENT  DISCHARGES  ARE
COVERED BY MEDICAID;
  (C) TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF ITS DISCHARGED PATIENTS ARE COMMER-
CIALLY INSURED;
  (D)  NOT  LESS THAN THREE PERCENT OF THE PATIENTS IT PROVIDES SERVICES
TO ARE ATTRIBUTED TO THE CARE OF UNINSURED PATIENTS; AND
  (E) PROVIDES CARE TO UNINSURED PATIENTS IN ITS EMERGENCY ROOM,  HOSPI-
TAL  BASED  CLINICS AND COMMUNITY BASED CLINICS, INCLUDING THE PROVISION
OF IMPORTANT COMMUNITY SERVICES, SUCH AS DENTAL CARE AND PRENATAL  CARE;
OR
  (II) IS A PUBLIC HOSPITAL OPERATED BY A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY OR PUBLIC
BENEFIT CORPORATION.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ADJUST MEDICAL ASSISTANCE RATES TO ENHANCED
SAFETY  NET  HOSPITALS  FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUPPORTING CRITICALLY NEEDED
HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND TO ENSURE THE CONTINUED MAINTENANCE AND  OPERA-
TION OF SUCH HOSPITALS.
  (C)  PAYMENT  OF  THE  NON-FEDERAL  SHARE  OF  THE  MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
PAYMENTS MADE PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE  THE  RESPONSIBILITY
OF  THE STATE AND SHALL NOT INCLUDE A LOCAL SHARE.  PAYMENTS MADE PURSU-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13573-05-6

Co-Sponsors

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S6948A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9476
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2807-c, Pub Health L

S6948A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safety net hospitals.

S6948A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6948A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6948--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, MONTGOMERY, PARK-
  ER,  PERSAUD,  RIVERA,  SANDERS,  STAVISKY,  VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
  hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safe-
  ty net hospitals

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

  Section 1. Section 2807-c of the  public  health  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36.  ENHANCED  SAFETY  NET HOSPITAL SUPPLEMENTAL RATE ADJUSTMENT.  (A)
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION,  "ENHANCED  SAFETY  NET  HOSPITAL"
MEANS A HOSPITAL WHICH:
  (I)(A)  NOT  LESS THAN FIFTY PERCENT OF THE PATIENTS IT TREATS RECEIVE
MEDICAID OR ARE MEDICALLY UNINSURED;
  (B) NOT LESS THAN  FORTY  PERCENT  OF  ITS  INPATIENT  DISCHARGES  ARE
COVERED BY MEDICAID;
  (C) TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF ITS DISCHARGED PATIENTS ARE COMMER-
CIALLY INSURED;
  (D)  NOT  LESS THAN THREE PERCENT OF THE PATIENTS IT PROVIDES SERVICES
TO ARE ATTRIBUTED TO THE CARE OF UNINSURED PATIENTS; AND
  (E) PROVIDES CARE TO UNINSURED PATIENTS IN ITS EMERGENCY ROOM,  HOSPI-
TAL  BASED  CLINICS AND COMMUNITY BASED CLINICS, INCLUDING THE PROVISION
OF IMPORTANT COMMUNITY SERVICES, SUCH AS DENTAL CARE AND PRENATAL CARE;
  (II) IS A PUBLIC HOSPITAL OPERATED BY A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY OR PUBLIC
BENEFIT CORPORATION; OR
  (III) IS FEDERALLY DESIGNATED AS A CRITICAL ACCESS OR  SOLE  COMMUNITY
HOSPITAL.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ADJUST MEDICAL ASSISTANCE RATES TO ENHANCED
SAFETY  NET  HOSPITALS  FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUPPORTING CRITICALLY NEEDED
HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND TO ENSURE THE CONTINUED MAINTENANCE AND  OPERA-
TION OF SUCH HOSPITALS.

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

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