senate Bill S2007B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year

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  • Introduced
  • 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
Apr 20, 2017 signed chap.57
Apr 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Apr 05, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
motion to amend lost
ordered to third reading rules cal.39
substituted for a3007b
Apr 04, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading cal.553
print number 2007b
Apr 04, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 13, 2017 print number 2007a
Mar 13, 2017 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 23, 2017 referred to finance

S2007 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007B
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2007 - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental health budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year; relates to controlling drug costs; relates to the drug utilization review board; relates to Medicaid reimbursement of covered outpatient drugs (view more) authorizes the suspension of a provider's Medicaid enrollment for inappropriate prescribing of opioids; relates to reducing Medicaid coverage and increasing copayments for non-prescription drugs to aligning pharmacy copayment requirements with federal regulations, and to adjusting consumer price index penalties for generic drugs (Part D); relates to fiscal intermediary certification under the consumer directed personal assistance program, reserved bed days and establishing a prospective per diem adjustment for certain nursing homes (Part E); relates to extending the Medicaid global cap (Part G); extends provisions of the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education innovations pool; extends provisions of chapter 600 of the laws of 1986 relating to the development of pilot reimbursement programs for ambulatory care services; extends provisions of chapter 520 of the laws of 1978 relating to providing for a comprehensive survey of health care financing, education and illness prevention and creating councils for the conduct thereof; relates to rates of payments for personal care services workers; relates to the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment centers indigent care program; extends provisions of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, relating to the deposit of certain funds; amends chapter 266 of the laws of 1986, amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional misconduct, relating to apportioning premium for certain policies; amends part J of chapter 63 of the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws of 1986, amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional misconduct, relates to extending certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool; relates to the health care initiatives pool distributions; and relates to tobacco control and insurance initiatives pool distributions (Part H); extends certain provisions of law relating to health care (Part I); relates to emerging contaminant monitoring including certain physical, chemical, microbiological or radiological substances (Part M); relates to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates relating to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures, in relation to extending government rates for behavioral services and adding an alternative payment methodology; increasing Medicaid equivalent fees through ambulatory patient group methodology and adding an alternative payment methodology requirement (Part P); relates to providing funding to increase salaries and related fringe benefits to direct care workers, direct support professionals and clinical workers employed by not-for-profits funded by the office for people with developmental disabilities, the office of mental health and the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services (Part Q); relates to the drinking water quality council (Part R); relates to health homes and managed care programs; relates to pasteurized donor human milk and ovulation enhancing drugs; relates to home care worker wage parity; authorizes the commissioner of health to sell accounts receivables balances owed to the state by Medicaid providers to financial institutions (Part S); relates to the implementation of the "clean water infrastructure act of 2017" (Part T).

S2007 - Sponsor Memo

S2007 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2007                                                  A. 3007

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
  to  the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disa-
  bilities and their families (Part A); to amend the public health  law,
  in  relation  to  the  general public health work program (Part B); to
  amend the social services law, in relation to requiring monthly premi-
  um payments for the Essential Plan  (Part  C);  to  amend  the  public
  health  law,  in relation to high cost drugs; to amend the tax law, in
  relation to surcharges on high priced drugs; to amend the tax law,  in
  relation  to  secrecy  provisions;  to amend the state finance law, in
  relation to the high priced drug  reimbursement  fund;  to  amend  the
  social services law, in relation to the drug utilization review board;
  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to Medicaid reimburse-
  ment of covered outpatient drugs; to authorize  the  suspension  of  a
  provider's   Medicaid  enrollment  for  inappropriate  prescribing  of
  opioids; to amend the social services law, in relation to  refills  of
  controlled  substances;  to amend the public health law and the social
  services law, in relation to eliminating prescriber prevails with  the
  exception  of  mental  health  medications; to amend the public health
  law, in relation to authorizing for comprehensive  medication  manage-
  ment  by pharmacists; to amend the social services law, in relation to
  reducing Medicaid coverage and increasing copayments for non-prescrip-
  tion drugs, to aligning pharmacy copayment requirements  with  federal
  regulations,  and  to  adjusting  consumer  price  index penalties for
  generic drugs; and to repeal subdivision 25-a of section 364-j of  the
  social  services  law,  relating  to the coverage of certain medically
  necessary prescription drugs by managed care providers  (Part  D);  to
  amend  the public health law, in relation to restricting enrollment in
  the medicaid managed long term care program to individuals who require
  a nursing home level of care and  to  eliminate  payments  to  nursing
  homes for bed hold days; to amend the social services law, in relation

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2007A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007B
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2007A - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental health budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year; relates to controlling drug costs; relates to the drug utilization review board; relates to Medicaid reimbursement of covered outpatient drugs (view more) authorizes the suspension of a provider's Medicaid enrollment for inappropriate prescribing of opioids; relates to reducing Medicaid coverage and increasing copayments for non-prescription drugs to aligning pharmacy copayment requirements with federal regulations, and to adjusting consumer price index penalties for generic drugs (Part D); relates to fiscal intermediary certification under the consumer directed personal assistance program, reserved bed days and establishing a prospective per diem adjustment for certain nursing homes (Part E); relates to extending the Medicaid global cap (Part G); extends provisions of the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education innovations pool; extends provisions of chapter 600 of the laws of 1986 relating to the development of pilot reimbursement programs for ambulatory care services; extends provisions of chapter 520 of the laws of 1978 relating to providing for a comprehensive survey of health care financing, education and illness prevention and creating councils for the conduct thereof; relates to rates of payments for personal care services workers; relates to the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment centers indigent care program; extends provisions of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, relating to the deposit of certain funds; amends chapter 266 of the laws of 1986, amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional misconduct, relating to apportioning premium for certain policies; amends part J of chapter 63 of the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws of 1986, amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional misconduct, relates to extending certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool; relates to the health care initiatives pool distributions; and relates to tobacco control and insurance initiatives pool distributions (Part H); extends certain provisions of law relating to health care (Part I); relates to emerging contaminant monitoring including certain physical, chemical, microbiological or radiological substances (Part M); relates to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates relating to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures, in relation to extending government rates for behavioral services and adding an alternative payment methodology; increasing Medicaid equivalent fees through ambulatory patient group methodology and adding an alternative payment methodology requirement (Part P); relates to providing funding to increase salaries and related fringe benefits to direct care workers, direct support professionals and clinical workers employed by not-for-profits funded by the office for people with developmental disabilities, the office of mental health and the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services (Part Q); relates to the drinking water quality council (Part R); relates to health homes and managed care programs; relates to pasteurized donor human milk and ovulation enhancing drugs; relates to home care worker wage parity; authorizes the commissioner of health to sell accounts receivables balances owed to the state by Medicaid providers to financial institutions (Part S); relates to the implementation of the "clean water infrastructure act of 2017" (Part T).

S2007A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2007--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

A  BUDGET  BILL,  submitted by the Governor pursuant to article seven of
  the Constitution -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to  be  committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  intentionally omitted (Part A); intentionally omitted (Part B);
  to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  requiring  monthly
  premium  payments  for the Essential Plan; to amend the insurance law,
  in relation to the definition of small group; to amend  the  insurance
  law,  in  relation  to adjusting claims on behalf of municipal cooper-
  ative health benefit plans; and to repeal section 7 of chapter  12  of
  the laws of 2016 relating to directing the superintendent of financial
  services  to contract with an independent entity to conduct an assess-
  ment regarding the impact of the prohibition on the sale of stop loss,
  catastrophic and reinsurance coverage to the small group market relat-
  ing thereto (Part C); to amend the public health law, in  relation  to
  management  of  the  cost  of  prescription drugs; to amend the social
  services law, in relation to Medicaid reimbursement of covered  outpa-
  tient  drugs;  to amend the public health law and the general business
  law, in relation to price gouging on prescription drugs; to  authorize
  the  suspension  of a provider's Medicaid enrollment for inappropriate
  prescribing of opioids; to amend the social services law, in  relation
  to refills of controlled substances; to amend the social services law,
  in  relation  to aligning pharmacy copayment requirements with federal
  regulations, and to  adjusting  consumer  price  index  penalties  for
  generic  drugs;  to amend the public health law, in relation to estab-
  lishing a Medicaid drug rebate remittance program; and  directing  the
  department  of  health  to  make biannual assessments of non-preferred
  drugs (Part D); to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to
  hospice services covered under title XVIII of the federal social secu-
  rity act; to amend the public health law, in relation to defining home
  care  aide;  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to fiscal
  intermediary  certification  under  the  consumer  directed   personal
  assistance program; to amend part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011,
  amending  the  public  health  law  and other laws relating to general
  hospital inpatient reimbursement for  annual  rates,  in  relation  to
  state  funding  for  nursing homes; to amend the public health law, in

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S2007B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007B
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2007B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental health budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year; relates to controlling drug costs; relates to the drug utilization review board; relates to Medicaid reimbursement of covered outpatient drugs (view more) authorizes the suspension of a provider's Medicaid enrollment for inappropriate prescribing of opioids; relates to reducing Medicaid coverage and increasing copayments for non-prescription drugs to aligning pharmacy copayment requirements with federal regulations, and to adjusting consumer price index penalties for generic drugs (Part D); relates to fiscal intermediary certification under the consumer directed personal assistance program, reserved bed days and establishing a prospective per diem adjustment for certain nursing homes (Part E); relates to extending the Medicaid global cap (Part G); extends provisions of the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education innovations pool; extends provisions of chapter 600 of the laws of 1986 relating to the development of pilot reimbursement programs for ambulatory care services; extends provisions of chapter 520 of the laws of 1978 relating to providing for a comprehensive survey of health care financing, education and illness prevention and creating councils for the conduct thereof; relates to rates of payments for personal care services workers; relates to the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment centers indigent care program; extends provisions of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, relating to the deposit of certain funds; amends chapter 266 of the laws of 1986, amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional misconduct, relating to apportioning premium for certain policies; amends part J of chapter 63 of the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws of 1986, amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to malpractice and professional misconduct, relates to extending certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool; relates to the health care initiatives pool distributions; and relates to tobacco control and insurance initiatives pool distributions (Part H); extends certain provisions of law relating to health care (Part I); relates to emerging contaminant monitoring including certain physical, chemical, microbiological or radiological substances (Part M); relates to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates relating to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures, in relation to extending government rates for behavioral services and adding an alternative payment methodology; increasing Medicaid equivalent fees through ambulatory patient group methodology and adding an alternative payment methodology requirement (Part P); relates to providing funding to increase salaries and related fringe benefits to direct care workers, direct support professionals and clinical workers employed by not-for-profits funded by the office for people with developmental disabilities, the office of mental health and the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services (Part Q); relates to the drinking water quality council (Part R); relates to health homes and managed care programs; relates to pasteurized donor human milk and ovulation enhancing drugs; relates to home care worker wage parity; authorizes the commissioner of health to sell accounts receivables balances owed to the state by Medicaid providers to financial institutions (Part S); relates to the implementation of the "clean water infrastructure act of 2017" (Part T).

S2007B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2007--B                                            A. 3007--B

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  again  reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT intentionally omitted (Part A); intentionally omitted  (Part  B);
  intentionally  omitted  (Part  C);  to amend the public health law, in
  relation to controlling drug costs; to amend the social services  law,
  in  relation to the drug utilization review board; to amend the social
  services law, in relation to Medicaid reimbursement of covered  outpa-
  tient  drugs;  to  authorize  the  suspension of a provider's Medicaid
  enrollment for inappropriate prescribing  of  opioids;  to  amend  the
  social  services law, in relation to refills of controlled substances;
  to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  reducing  Medicaid
  coverage  and  increasing  copayments  for  non-prescription drugs, to
  aligning pharmacy copayment requirements with federal regulations, and
  to adjusting consumer price index penalties for  generic  drugs  (Part
  D);  to  amend the social services law, in relation to fiscal interme-
  diary certification under the consumer  directed  personal  assistance
  program;  and  to amend the public health law, in relation to reserved
  bed days and  establishing  a  prospective  per  diem  adjustment  for
  certain  nursing  homes  (Part  E); intentionally omitted (Part F); to
  amend part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011,  amending  the  public
  health  law  and other laws relating to known and projected department
  of health state fund medicaid expenditures, in relation  to  extending
  the  Medicaid  global  cap (Part G); to amend the New York Health Care
  Reform Act of 1996, in relation to extending certain provisions relat-
  ing thereto; to amend the New York Health Care Reform Act of 2000,  in
  relation  to  extending  the  effectiveness  of provisions thereof; to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets