senate Bill S8353

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes reimbursement mechanisms for access to hospice services for residents of assisted living programs

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Current Bill Status Via A10459 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1962
substituted for s8353a
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a10459a
ordered to third reading cal.1962
referred to rules
Jun 01, 2018 print number 8353a
Jun 01, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to health
May 02, 2018 referred to health

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S8353 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4016, Pub Health L

S8353 - Summary

Establishes reimbursement mechanisms for access to hospice services for residents of assisted living programs.

S8353 - Sponsor Memo

S8353 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8353

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to  establishing
  reimbursement  mechanisms for access to hospice services for residents
  of assisted living programs

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
4016 to read as follows:
  S 4016. HOSPICE SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS OF  ASSISTED  LIVING  PROGRAMS.
THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS AND IMPLEMENT REIMBURSE-
MENT  MECHANISMS  TO  ENABLE  RESIDENTS  OF  ASSISTED  LIVING  PROGRAMS,
LICENSED  UNDER  SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE-L OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
LAW, TO ACCESS HOSPICE SERVICES LICENSED UNDER THIS ARTICLE. SUCH  REGU-
LATIONS  AND REIMBURSEMENT MECHANISMS SHALL BE IMPLEMENTED NO LATER THAN
MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15037-01-8

Co-Sponsors

S8353A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4016, Pub Health L

S8353A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes reimbursement mechanisms for access to hospice services for residents of assisted living programs.

S8353A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8353A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8353--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, ORTT -- 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 committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law and the public health law, in
  relation to authorizing  residents  of  assisted  living  programs  to
  receive hospice services

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2  of  section  461-l  of  the
social services law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read
as follows:
  (IV) ELIGIBLE PERSONS RECEIVING ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM SERVICES SHALL
BE  PERMITTED  TO  ACCESS  AND  RECEIVE HOSPICE SERVICES FROM A PROVIDER
UNDER ARTICLE FORTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW WHILE CONTINUING TO  REMAIN
IN THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM.
  S  2. Section 4012 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. HOSPICE SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS OF ASSISTED  LIVING  PROGRAMS  UNDER
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE-1 OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW; THE COMMIS-
SIONER MAY THROUGH REGULATION MODIFY THE SCOPE OF PERSONAL CARE SERVICES
TO PREVENT DUPLICATION OF PERSONAL CARE SERVICES PROVIDED BY HOSPICE AND
THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15037-07-8

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