assembly Bill A7868

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability

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Apr 16, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 03, 2018 referred to mental health
May 18, 2017 referred to mental health

A7868 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1916
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5544
2019-2020: A2046, S4013
2021-2022: A183, S4468

A7868 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability; provides for retroactive reimbursement if local services were furnished prior to approval.

A7868 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7868

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Mental Health

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reimbursement  of
  certain programs and services for persons with a disability

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
43.13 to read as follows:
§  43.13 REIMBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH
          A DISABILITY.
  IF A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR AND HAS ENTERED INTO  A  PROGRAM  AND/OR
RECEIVED  A  SERVICE  FURNISHED  BY A LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDER PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION (A) OF SECTION 13.15 OF  THIS  CHAPTER  SUBSEQUENTLY  ENTERS
INTO  A  DIFFERENT  PROGRAM  AND/OR RECEIVES A DIFFERENT SERVICE NOT YET
APPROVED BY THE  COMMISSIONER,  PROVIDED  SUCH  APPROVAL  IS  ULTIMATELY
GRANTED,  THE  LOCAL  SERVICE  PROVIDER  SHALL BE REIMBURSED, AFTER SUCH
SERVICES HAVE BEEN RENDERED AND  APPROVED,  THE  COST  OF  SUCH  PROGRAM
AND/OR  SERVICE AS IF IT HAD BEEN APPROVED PRIOR TO SUCH PERSON'S ADMIS-
SION INTO SUCH PROGRAM OR RECEIPT OF SUCH SERVICE. IF A SERVICE IS ULTI-
MATELY  NOT  APPROVED  AND  REIMBURSEMENT  HAS  ALREADY  OCCURRED,  SUCH
REIMBURSEMENT  SHALL  BE RETURNED TO THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOP-
MENTAL DISABILITIES WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF NOTICE OF SUCH DENIAL.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07612-01-7