senate Bill S6559

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands payments for reserved bed days in residential health care facilities; repealer

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 vetoed memo.238
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.663
substituted for a8338
Jun 15, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1676
Jun 02, 2017 referred to rules

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S6559 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8338
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

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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