assembly Bill A4744

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to social services
Jun 07, 2017 held for consideration in social services
Feb 03, 2017 referred to social services

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A4744 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2821
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §368-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4614
2013-2014: S3284
2015-2016: A5249, S1444
2019-2020: A3540, S949
2021-2022: A4876, S5449

A4744 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.

A4744 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4744

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PALMESANO, GARBARINO, GRAF, LALOR, GIGLIO, McDO-
  NOUGH, RAIA, SALADINO, WALTER, WALSH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, CASTORINA,  CROUCH,  HAWLEY,  LOPEZ,  B. MILLER,
  MORINELLO,  OAKS  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Social
  Services

AN ACT to amend the social  services  law,  in  relation  to  the  state
  reimbursement  of  county payments for medical assistance fraud, waste
  and abuse detection software

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 368-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (aa) to read as follows:
  (AA) (I) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  FULL  AMOUNT
EXPENDED  BY  THE  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS VIA THE USE OF DATA  MINING  SOFT-
WARE  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED  BY  THE  STATE IF THE COUNTY HAS PREVIOUSLY
PURCHASED OR INTENDS TO PURCHASE SUCH SOFTWARE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, "DATA MINING SOFTWARE" SHALL MEAN A DATABASE APPLICATION THAT
UTILIZES ADVANCED DATA SEARCHING CAPABILITIES AND  STATISTICAL  ANALYSES
TO  DISCOVER  PATTERNS  AND CORRELATIONS IN THE USE AND ABUSE OF MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE PRACTICES. ANY COUNTY  THAT  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  PURCHASED  SUCH
SOFTWARE  MUST  SUPPLY  ADEQUATE  DOCUMENTATION, INCLUDING ANY RECEIPTS,
THAT DETAILS SUCH PURCHASE. THE STATE SHALL DISBURSE GRANTS, WHEN APPLI-
CABLE, FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (II) THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY DEVELOP RULES AND  REGULATIONS  AS
NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07056-01-7