|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.2074
|Jun 07, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8942
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S8942 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8942 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8942 SPONSOR: HANNON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, amending the public health law and other laws relating to regis- tration of licensed home care services agencies, in relation to the moratorium on the processing and approval of applications PURPOSE: To clarify that the Commissioner of Health may provide an exemption to the moratorium on Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs) if, in his or her discretion, the application is consistent with the state's goals of consolidation and improving care delivery. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends budget language adopted in Part B of Chap- ter 57 of the laws of 2018 by adding a new exception (d) to section 9-e which established a moratorium on the processing and approval of LHCSA applications seeking licensure.
S8942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8942 I N S E N A T E June 7, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HANNON, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, amending the public health law and other laws relating to registration of licensed home care services agencies, in relation to the moratorium on the processing and approval of applications THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 9-e of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, amending the public health law and other laws relating to registration of licensed home care services agencies, is amended to read as follows: § 9-e. Effective April 1, 2018, the commissioner of health shall place a moratorium on the processing and approval of applications seeking licensure of a licensed home care services agency pursuant to section 3605 of the public health law that have not received establishment approval or contingent establishment approval by the public health and health planning council, except for: (a) an application seeking licen- sure of a licensed home care services agency that is submitted with an application for approval as an assisted living program authorized pursu- ant to section 461-l of the social services law; (b) an application seeking approval to transfer ownership for an existing licensed home care services agency that has been licensed and operating for a minimum of five years for the purpose of consolidating ownership of two or more licensed home care services agencies; [and] (c) an application seeking licensure of a home care services agency where the applicant demon- strates to the satisfaction of the commissioner of health that submission of the application to the public health and health planning council for consideration would be appropriate on grounds that the application addresses a serious concern such as a lack of access to home care services in the geographic area or a lack of adequate and appropri- ate care, language and cultural competence, or special needs services; AND (D) ANY OTHER APPLICATION THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, IN HIS OR HER DISCRETION, DEEMS TO BE CONSISTENT WITH GOALS FOR CONSOLIDATION AND IMPROVING CARE DELIVERY. Such moratorium shall expire on March 31, 2020. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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