senate Bill S7507C

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 2018-2019 state fiscal year

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 12, 2018 signed chap.57
Apr 02, 2018 delivered to governor
Mar 30, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
motion to amend lost
ordered to third reading rules cal.21
substituted for a9507c
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading cal.737
print number 7507c
Mar 30, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 13, 2018 print number 7507b
Mar 13, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 16, 2018 print number 7507a
Feb 16, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 18, 2018 referred to finance

S7507 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9507
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S7507 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2018-2019 state fiscal year; relates to distributions from the general hospital indigent care pool; directs a review of the feasibility of creating a burn center in Kings county; and relates to rates of reimbursement for certain residential health care facilities (Part A) (view more) relates to payments to residential health care facilities; relates to assisted living program providers licensed in the state; relates to limitations on licensed home care service agency contracts and registration of licensed home care services agencies; relates to advertising by fiscal intermediaries; and relates to medicaid reimbursement rates for hospice providers (Part B); relates to health homes and penalties for managed care providers (Part C); relates to drug coverage, updating the professional dispensing fee, copayments, and amends the Medicaid drug cap (Part D); requires a report on monies collected under the false claims act detailing what monies were collected and how such monies were spent (Part J); relates to home care services, direct care costs, and medicaid expenditures; and extends the medicaid global cap (Part K); relates to extending provisions relating to coverage for malpractice and professional medical conduct (Part M); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services and provides for the repeal of certain provisions of law relating thereto (Part N); relates to the health care facility transformation program (Part Q); relates to integrated services (Subpart B); relates to telehealth services (Subpart C) (Part S); relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to authorizing the commissioner of health to apply federally established consumer price index penalties for generic drugs, and authorizing the commissioner of health to impose penalties on managed care plans for reporting late or incorrect encounter data; relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to adjustments of rates; relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to authorizing reimbursements for expenditures made by or on behalf of social services districts for medical assistance for needy persons and administration thereof; relates to the effectiveness of provisions relating to expanding medical assistance eligibility and the scope of services available to certain persons with disabilities; relates to rate of payments; relates to agreements with pharmaceutical manufacturers; relates to amending the social services law and other laws relating to supplemental rebates; and relates to participation and membership in a demonstration period (Part T); clarifies the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs; extender (Part U); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees and creating the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account relating to extending such provisions relating thereto (Part V); relates to the receipt of federal and state benefits received by individuals receiving care in facilities operated by an office of the department of mental hygiene; extender (Part X); relates to persons practicing in certain licensed programs or services who are exempt from practice requirements of professionals licensed by the department of education (Part Y); adds demonstration waivers to waivers allowable for home and community-based services; relates to waivers for high quality integrated care (Part Z); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs; extender (Part AA); expands the list of controlled substances (Part BB); relates to inquiries or complaints of professional misconduct (Part CC); relates to authorizing a licensed pharmacist to administer influenza vaccine to children between two and eighteen years of age pursuant to a non-patient specific regimen; extends certain provisions of law relating thereto; provides reporting requirements for vaccines administered by pharmacists to individuals less than 19 years of age (Part DD); relates to insurance payments for independent practitioner services for individuals with developmental disabilities (Part EE); relates to establishing the office of the independent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman for the purpose of assisting individuals with a substance use disorder and/or mental illness (Part FF); creates a certified peer recovery advocate services program (Part GG); ensures that sexual assault survivors are not billed for sexual assault forensic exams and are notified orally and in writing of the option to decline to provide private health insurance information and have the office of victim services reimburse the hospital for the exam; also provides that if such exam is covered by insurance, such coverage shall not be subject to annual deductibles or coinsurance; requires collection and storage of such evidence; relates to state-operated individualized residential alternatives; and relates to the closure or transfer of a state-operated individualized residential alternative (Part II); establishes a training program for first responders for handling emergency situations involving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities (Part JJ); requires bids submitted to the state or any agency or department of the state to contain a certification concerning sexual harassment (Subpart A); prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses (Subpart B); relates to reimbursement of funds paid by state agencies, state entities and public entities for the payment of awards adjudicated in sexual harassment claims (Subpart C); relates to nondisclosure agreements (Subpart D); establishes a model policy regarding the prevention of sexual harassment and a model training program to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace (Subpart E); relates to sexual harassment relating to non-employees (Subpart F) (Part KK); authorizes a voluntary public water system consolidation study (Part LL); relates to pharmacy audits by pharmacy benefit managers; relates to contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacies; relates to outpatient treatment; relates to establishing the children and recovering mothers program and a workgroup to study and evaluate barriers and challenges in identifying and treating expectant mothers, newborns and new parents with a substance use disorder; relates to screening students for lead when enrolling in child care, pre-school or kindergarten; relates to the lead service line replacement grant program; directs the New York state department of health to conduct a study of the high burden of asthma in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan in the city of New York; and relates to providing coverage for pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) (Part MM); and enacts the opioid stewardship act; repealer (Part NN).

S7507 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7507 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 7507                                                  A. 9507

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

                            January 18, 2018
                               ___________

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 public health law, in relation to establishing a
  temporary workgroup on capital rate methodology for  capital  expendi-
  tures  to  hospitals  and residential nursing facilities; and to amend
  the social services law, in relation to standard coverage for physical
  therapy services under medical assistance for needy  persons  programs
  (Part  A);  to amend the public health law, in relation to payments to
  residential health care facilities; to amend the social  services  law
  and  the  public  health  law,  in relation to assisted living program
  providers licensed in the state; to amend the social services law,  in
  relation to payments for certain medical assistance provided to eligi-
  ble persons participating in the New York traumatic brain injury waiv-
  er  program;  and  to  repeal certain provisions of section 366 of the
  social services law relating to furnishing  medical  assistance  (Part
  B);  to  amend  the  social services law and the public health law, in
  relation to health homes and  penalties  for  managed  care  providers
  (Part  C); to amend the social services law and the public health law,
  in relation to drug coverage,  updating  the  professional  dispensing
  fee,  copayments, pharmacist physician collaboration and comprehensive
  medication management; and to repeal certain provisions of the  social
  services  law  relating thereto (Part D); to amend the social services
  law, in relation to reimbursement of transportation costs,  reimburse-
  ment of emergency transportation services and supplemental transporta-
  tion  payments;  and repealing certain provisions of such law relating
  thereto (Part E); providing for not-for-profit and tax  exempt  corpo-
  rations'  Medicaid  capitation  rates  (Part  F);  to amend the public
  health law, in relation to authorizing  certain  retail  practices  to
  offer  health  services  (Part  G);  to  amend  the  education law, in
  relation to the practice of  nursing  by  certified  registered  nurse
  anesthetists (Part H); to amend the social services law and the public
  health  law,  in  relation  to managed care organizations (Part I); to

S7507A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9507
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S7507A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2018-2019 state fiscal year; relates to distributions from the general hospital indigent care pool; directs a review of the feasibility of creating a burn center in Kings county; and relates to rates of reimbursement for certain residential health care facilities (Part A) (view more) relates to payments to residential health care facilities; relates to assisted living program providers licensed in the state; relates to limitations on licensed home care service agency contracts and registration of licensed home care services agencies; relates to advertising by fiscal intermediaries; and relates to medicaid reimbursement rates for hospice providers (Part B); relates to health homes and penalties for managed care providers (Part C); relates to drug coverage, updating the professional dispensing fee, copayments, and amends the Medicaid drug cap (Part D); requires a report on monies collected under the false claims act detailing what monies were collected and how such monies were spent (Part J); relates to home care services, direct care costs, and medicaid expenditures; and extends the medicaid global cap (Part K); relates to extending provisions relating to coverage for malpractice and professional medical conduct (Part M); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services and provides for the repeal of certain provisions of law relating thereto (Part N); relates to the health care facility transformation program (Part Q); relates to integrated services (Subpart B); relates to telehealth services (Subpart C) (Part S); relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to authorizing the commissioner of health to apply federally established consumer price index penalties for generic drugs, and authorizing the commissioner of health to impose penalties on managed care plans for reporting late or incorrect encounter data; relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to adjustments of rates; relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to authorizing reimbursements for expenditures made by or on behalf of social services districts for medical assistance for needy persons and administration thereof; relates to the effectiveness of provisions relating to expanding medical assistance eligibility and the scope of services available to certain persons with disabilities; relates to rate of payments; relates to agreements with pharmaceutical manufacturers; relates to amending the social services law and other laws relating to supplemental rebates; and relates to participation and membership in a demonstration period (Part T); clarifies the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs; extender (Part U); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees and creating the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account relating to extending such provisions relating thereto (Part V); relates to the receipt of federal and state benefits received by individuals receiving care in facilities operated by an office of the department of mental hygiene; extender (Part X); relates to persons practicing in certain licensed programs or services who are exempt from practice requirements of professionals licensed by the department of education (Part Y); adds demonstration waivers to waivers allowable for home and community-based services; relates to waivers for high quality integrated care (Part Z); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs; extender (Part AA); expands the list of controlled substances (Part BB); relates to inquiries or complaints of professional misconduct (Part CC); relates to authorizing a licensed pharmacist to administer influenza vaccine to children between two and eighteen years of age pursuant to a non-patient specific regimen; extends certain provisions of law relating thereto; provides reporting requirements for vaccines administered by pharmacists to individuals less than 19 years of age (Part DD); relates to insurance payments for independent practitioner services for individuals with developmental disabilities (Part EE); relates to establishing the office of the independent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman for the purpose of assisting individuals with a substance use disorder and/or mental illness (Part FF); creates a certified peer recovery advocate services program (Part GG); ensures that sexual assault survivors are not billed for sexual assault forensic exams and are notified orally and in writing of the option to decline to provide private health insurance information and have the office of victim services reimburse the hospital for the exam; also provides that if such exam is covered by insurance, such coverage shall not be subject to annual deductibles or coinsurance; requires collection and storage of such evidence; relates to state-operated individualized residential alternatives; and relates to the closure or transfer of a state-operated individualized residential alternative (Part II); establishes a training program for first responders for handling emergency situations involving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities (Part JJ); requires bids submitted to the state or any agency or department of the state to contain a certification concerning sexual harassment (Subpart A); prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses (Subpart B); relates to reimbursement of funds paid by state agencies, state entities and public entities for the payment of awards adjudicated in sexual harassment claims (Subpart C); relates to nondisclosure agreements (Subpart D); establishes a model policy regarding the prevention of sexual harassment and a model training program to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace (Subpart E); relates to sexual harassment relating to non-employees (Subpart F) (Part KK); authorizes a voluntary public water system consolidation study (Part LL); relates to pharmacy audits by pharmacy benefit managers; relates to contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacies; relates to outpatient treatment; relates to establishing the children and recovering mothers program and a workgroup to study and evaluate barriers and challenges in identifying and treating expectant mothers, newborns and new parents with a substance use disorder; relates to screening students for lead when enrolling in child care, pre-school or kindergarten; relates to the lead service line replacement grant program; directs the New York state department of health to conduct a study of the high burden of asthma in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan in the city of New York; and relates to providing coverage for pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) (Part MM); and enacts the opioid stewardship act; repealer (Part NN).

S7507A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 7507--A                                            A. 9507--A

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

                            January 18, 2018
                               ___________

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

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to establishing a
  temporary workgroup on capital rate methodology for  capital  expendi-
  tures  to  hospitals  and residential nursing facilities; and to amend
  the social services law, in relation to standard coverage for physical
  therapy services under medical assistance for needy  persons  programs
  (Part  A);  to amend the public health law, in relation to payments to
  residential health care facilities; to amend the social  services  law
  and  the  public  health  law,  in relation to assisted living program
  providers licensed in the state; to amend the social services law,  in
  relation to payments for certain medical assistance provided to eligi-
  ble persons participating in the New York traumatic brain injury waiv-
  er  program;  and  to  repeal certain provisions of section 366 of the
  social services law relating to furnishing  medical  assistance  (Part
  B);  to  amend  the  social services law and the public health law, in
  relation to health homes and  penalties  for  managed  care  providers
  (Part  C); to amend the social services law and the public health law,
  in relation to drug coverage,  updating  the  professional  dispensing
  fee,  copayments, pharmacist physician collaboration and comprehensive
  medication management; and to repeal certain provisions of the  social
  services  law  relating thereto (Part D); to amend the social services
  law, in relation to reimbursement of transportation costs,  reimburse-
  ment of emergency transportation services and supplemental transporta-
  tion  payments;  and repealing certain provisions of such law relating
  thereto (Part E); providing for not-for-profit and tax  exempt  corpo-
  rations'  Medicaid  capitation  rates  (Part  F);  to amend the public
  health law, in relation to authorizing  certain  retail  practices  to
  offer  health  services  (Part  G);  to  amend  the  education law, in

S7507B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9507
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S7507B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2018-2019 state fiscal year; relates to distributions from the general hospital indigent care pool; directs a review of the feasibility of creating a burn center in Kings county; and relates to rates of reimbursement for certain residential health care facilities (Part A) (view more) relates to payments to residential health care facilities; relates to assisted living program providers licensed in the state; relates to limitations on licensed home care service agency contracts and registration of licensed home care services agencies; relates to advertising by fiscal intermediaries; and relates to medicaid reimbursement rates for hospice providers (Part B); relates to health homes and penalties for managed care providers (Part C); relates to drug coverage, updating the professional dispensing fee, copayments, and amends the Medicaid drug cap (Part D); requires a report on monies collected under the false claims act detailing what monies were collected and how such monies were spent (Part J); relates to home care services, direct care costs, and medicaid expenditures; and extends the medicaid global cap (Part K); relates to extending provisions relating to coverage for malpractice and professional medical conduct (Part M); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services and provides for the repeal of certain provisions of law relating thereto (Part N); relates to the health care facility transformation program (Part Q); relates to integrated services (Subpart B); relates to telehealth services (Subpart C) (Part S); relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to authorizing the commissioner of health to apply federally established consumer price index penalties for generic drugs, and authorizing the commissioner of health to impose penalties on managed care plans for reporting late or incorrect encounter data; relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to adjustments of rates; relates to the effectiveness of provisions of law relating to authorizing reimbursements for expenditures made by or on behalf of social services districts for medical assistance for needy persons and administration thereof; relates to the effectiveness of provisions relating to expanding medical assistance eligibility and the scope of services available to certain persons with disabilities; relates to rate of payments; relates to agreements with pharmaceutical manufacturers; relates to amending the social services law and other laws relating to supplemental rebates; and relates to participation and membership in a demonstration period (Part T); clarifies the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs; extender (Part U); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees and creating the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account relating to extending such provisions relating thereto (Part V); relates to the receipt of federal and state benefits received by individuals receiving care in facilities operated by an office of the department of mental hygiene; extender (Part X); relates to persons practicing in certain licensed programs or services who are exempt from practice requirements of professionals licensed by the department of education (Part Y); adds demonstration waivers to waivers allowable for home and community-based services; relates to waivers for high quality integrated care (Part Z); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs; extender (Part AA); expands the list of controlled substances (Part BB); relates to inquiries or complaints of professional misconduct (Part CC); relates to authorizing a licensed pharmacist to administer influenza vaccine to children between two and eighteen years of age pursuant to a non-patient specific regimen; extends certain provisions of law relating thereto; provides reporting requirements for vaccines administered by pharmacists to individuals less than 19 years of age (Part DD); relates to insurance payments for independent practitioner services for individuals with developmental disabilities (Part EE); relates to establishing the office of the independent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman for the purpose of assisting individuals with a substance use disorder and/or mental illness (Part FF); creates a certified peer recovery advocate services program (Part GG); ensures that sexual assault survivors are not billed for sexual assault forensic exams and are notified orally and in writing of the option to decline to provide private health insurance information and have the office of victim services reimburse the hospital for the exam; also provides that if such exam is covered by insurance, such coverage shall not be subject to annual deductibles or coinsurance; requires collection and storage of such evidence; relates to state-operated individualized residential alternatives; and relates to the closure or transfer of a state-operated individualized residential alternative (Part II); establishes a training program for first responders for handling emergency situations involving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities (Part JJ); requires bids submitted to the state or any agency or department of the state to contain a certification concerning sexual harassment (Subpart A); prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses (Subpart B); relates to reimbursement of funds paid by state agencies, state entities and public entities for the payment of awards adjudicated in sexual harassment claims (Subpart C); relates to nondisclosure agreements (Subpart D); establishes a model policy regarding the prevention of sexual harassment and a model training program to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace (Subpart E); relates to sexual harassment relating to non-employees (Subpart F) (Part KK); authorizes a voluntary public water system consolidation study (Part LL); relates to pharmacy audits by pharmacy benefit managers; relates to contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacies; relates to outpatient treatment; relates to establishing the children and recovering mothers program and a workgroup to study and evaluate barriers and challenges in identifying and treating expectant mothers, newborns and new parents with a substance use disorder; relates to screening students for lead when enrolling in child care, pre-school or kindergarten; relates to the lead service line replacement grant program; directs the New York state department of health to conduct a study of the high burden of asthma in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan in the city of New York; and relates to providing coverage for pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) (Part MM); and enacts the opioid stewardship act; repealer (Part NN).

S7507B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7507--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2018
                               ___________

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  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the general hospi-
  tal indigent care pool; to amend the social services law, in  relation
  to  standard  coverage  for  physical  therapy  services under medical
  assistance for needy persons programs; to amend the public health law,
  in relation to payments to  rural  hospitals  designated  as  critical
  access  hospitals; to amend the public authorities law, in relation to
  authorizing the Westchester health  care  corporation  to  enter  into
  agreements  for  the  creation and operation of a health care delivery
  system network and to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to
  reimbursement  rates  for  certain  residential health care facilities
  (Part A); to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  assisted
  living  program  providers  licensed in the state; to amend the public
  health law, in relation to  eligibility  for  medical  assistance;  to
  amend  the  public  health  law,  in relation to payments for home and
  community based long term care services; to amend the social  services
  law,  in  relation to payments for certain medical assistance provided
  to eligible persons participating in  the  New  York  traumatic  brain
  injury  waiver program; to amend the public health law, in relation to
  requiring the department of health to oversee the  appropriateness  of
  services  provided  to  certain  high needs patients; to authorize the
  commissioner of health to conduct a study of home and community  based
  services available to Medicaid recipients in rural areas; to amend the
  public health law, in relation to medical assistance payments for care
  in  hospice residences; to amend the public health law, in relation to
  the public health priority initiative; to amend the public health law,
  in relation to restricting the altering of  case-mix  adjustments;  to
  amend  the public health law, in relation to a review of licensed home
  care service agencies; and  to  amend  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  the  provision  of services to certain persons suffering
  from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion
  and transition services (Part B); to amend the public health  law  and