|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 07, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8953
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S8953 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8953 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8953 SPONSOR: HANNON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to including applied behavioral analysis for treatment of autism spec- trum disorder under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients PURPOSE: To amend the Social Services Law in relation to providing Medicaid bene- ficiaries who have autism spectrum disorder access to applied behavior analysis services, comparable to commercial insurance coverage. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law by adding a new paragraph (ff), which adds coverage of applied behavior analysis for the treatment of autism spectrum disor- der to the standard Medicaid benefits. Section two of the bill establishes the effective date.
S8953 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8953 I N S E N A T E June 7, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to including applied behavioral analysis for treatment of autism spectrum disorder under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law is amended by adding a new paragraph (ff) to read as follows: (FF) APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION EIGHTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, WHERE SUCH SERVICE IS PROVIDED BY A LICENSED BEHAVIOR ANALYST OR CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST ASSISTANT, LICENSED OR CERTIFIED UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, FOR THE TREATMENT OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment, and/or repeal of any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effective date are authorized and directed to be completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16103-01-8
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