|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 18, 2017||vetoed memo.238|
|Dec 06, 2017||delivered to governor|
|Jun 21, 2017||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.663
substituted for a8338
|Jun 15, 2017||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 14, 2017||ordered to third reading cal.1676|
|Jun 02, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6559Vetoed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Vetoed by Governor
S6559 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §2808, rpld §2808 sub 2-c ¶(f), Pub Health L
S6559 - Summary
Expands payments for reserved bed days in residential health care facilities; repeals provisions directing the commissioner of health to establish a prospective per diem adjustment for certain nursing homes so as to achieve a eighteen million dollar savings during each state fiscal year.
S6559 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6559 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to payment for reserved bed days in residential health care facilities; and to repeal paragraph (f) of subdivision 2-c of section 2808 of such law relating to prospective per diem adjustments for certain nursing homes PURPOSE : To remedy actions proposed by the Executive and enacted in the FY 2018 budget, which eliminated the State's Medicaid reserve bed day reimbursement methodology and protections that ensured certain nursing home patients who must go to the hospital for up to 14 days in a twelve month period do not lose their nursing home bed. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends chapter 57 of the laws of 2017 to restore long standing provisions of law which provide that nursing homes shall be paid for "reserve bed days" and hold a residents bed if they are hospitalized for up to 14 days in a given year. Section 2 repeals paragraph (f) of subdivision 2-c of section 2808 which provides for a $18 million dollar cut associated with the elimination of reserve bed day reimbursement.
S6559 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6559 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 2, 2017 ___________ 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 public health law, in relation to payment for reserved bed days in residential health care facilities; and to repeal paragraph (f) of subdivision 2-c of section 2808 of such law relating to prospective per diem adjustments for certain nursing homes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 25 of section 2808 of the public health law, as amended by section 2 of part E of chapter 57 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: 25. Reserved bed days. (a) For purposes of this subdivision, a "reserved bed day" is a day for which a governmental agency pays a resi- dential health care facility to reserve a bed for a person eligible for medical assistance pursuant to title eleven of article five of the social services law while he or she is TEMPORARILY HOSPITALIZED OR on [therapeutic] leave of absence from the facility. (b) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section or any other law or regulation to the contrary, for reserved bed days provided on behalf of persons twenty-one years of age or older: (i) payments for reserved bed days shall be made at ninety-five percent of the Medicaid rate otherwise payable to the facility for services provided on behalf of such person; [and] (ii) PAYMENT TO A FACILITY FOR RESERVED BED DAYS PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF SUCH PERSON FOR TEMPORARY HOSPITALIZATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED FOURTEEN DAYS IN ANY TWELVE MONTH PERIOD; AND (III) payment to a facility for reserved bed days provided on behalf of such person for [therapeutic] NON-HOSPITALIZATION leaves of absence may not exceed ten days in any twelve month period. (C)(I) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY CONTRARY PROVISION OF THIS SUBDIVISION OR ANY OTHER LAW AND SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF FEDERAL FINANCIAL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11945-03-7
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