assembly Bill A5175A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to notice of eligibility for medical assistance under the excess income program

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 approval memo.46
signed chap.475
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.715
substituted for s1241a
May 23, 2017 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 18, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.422
May 16, 2017 reported
Apr 25, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 17, 2017 print number 5175a
Mar 17, 2017 amend and recommit to health
Feb 06, 2017 referred to health

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A5175 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1241A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §366, Soc Serv L

A5175 - Summary

Requires written notice to individuals eligible for the excess income program of the option to participate in a qualifying pooled trust as a means of qualifying for medical assistance.

A5175 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5175

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to notice of deter-
  mination of eligibility for medical assistance

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 5 of section 366 of the social
services  law, as relettered by section 26-a of part C of chapter 109 of
the laws of 2006, is relettered paragraph (g) and a new paragraph (f) is
added to read as follows:
  (F) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE TO INDIVIDUALS  ELIGI-
BLE  FOR  THE  EXCESS  INCOME  PROGRAM OF THE OPTION TO PARTICIPATE IN A
QUALIFYING POOLED TRUST AS A MEANS OF QUALIFYING FOR MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE
UNDER  THIS  SECTION. SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE INCLUDED WITH THE ELIGIBILITY
NOTICE PROVIDED TO SUCH APPLICANTS AND/OR RECIPIENTS.  ANY  SUCH  NOTICE
SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN A POOLED TRUST.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04837-01-7

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A5175A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1241A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §366, Soc Serv L

A5175A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires written notice to individuals eligible for the excess income program of the option to participate in a qualifying pooled trust as a means of qualifying for medical assistance.

A5175A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5175--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, MORELLE, BRONSON, SCHIMMINGER
  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to notice of deter-
  mination of eligibility for medical assistance

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 5 of section 366 of the social
services  law, as relettered by section 26-a of part C of chapter 109 of
the laws of 2006, is relettered paragraph (g) and a new paragraph (f) is
added to read as follows:
  (F) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE UNDER  THIS  PARAGRAPH
TO AN APPLICANT FOR OR RECIPIENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE WHO IS OR REASON-
ABLY  APPEARS  TO  BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE UNDER SUBPARAGRAPH
TWO OF PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  EXCEPT  FOR
HAVING  INCOME  EXCEEDING  APPLICABLE  INCOME  LEVELS.  THE NOTICE SHALL
EXPLAIN, IN PLAIN LANGUAGE, THE RULES FOR DEPOSITING INCOME IN  A  TRUST
THAT  MAY  ENABLE  AN  APPLICANT  OR RECIPIENT WHO IS DISABLED TO BECOME
ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE UNDER CLAUSE (III) OF  SUBPARAGRAPH  TWO
OF PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. THE NOTICE SHALL BE
INCLUDED  WITH  THE  ELIGIBILITY  NOTICE PROVIDED TO SUCH APPLICANTS AND
RECIPIENTS.  THE NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON HOW  TO  ENROLL  IN
SUCH  A TRUST AND HOW TO REQUEST THAT THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT
REBUDGET MEDICAL ASSISTANCE BASED ON PARTICIPATION IN SUCH A TRUST. THIS
PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO CHANGE ANY CRITERION FOR ELIGIBILITY
FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04837-06-7

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