senate Bill S1241A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A5175 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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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
Jun 12, 2017 substituted by a5175a
May 08, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2017 1st report cal.715
Mar 17, 2017 print number 1241a
Mar 17, 2017 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2017 referred to health

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S1241 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5175A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §366, Soc Serv L

S1241 - 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.

S1241 - Sponsor Memo

S1241 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1241

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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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S1241A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5175A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §366, Soc Serv L

S1241A (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.

S1241A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1241A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1241--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT,  CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, HAMILTON, RANZENHOFER,
  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on Health -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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.
                                                           LBD04837-07-7

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