senate Bill S8473A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to payments for home and community based long term care services

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2018 amended on third reading 8473a
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1503
May 08, 2018 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S8473 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11200
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3614-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4972, A2788

S8473 - Summary

Relates to payments for home and community based long term care services; provides that funds appropriated to compensate for minimum wage requirements, shall not be subject to managed care risk adjustment on insurers.

S8473 - Sponsor Memo

S8473 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8473

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 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 payments for  home
  and community based long term care services

  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
3614-f to read as follows:
  §  3614-F.  PAYMENTS  FOR  HOME  AND  COMMUNITY  BASED  LONG TERM CARE
SERVICES. THE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS SUBMITTED UNDER CONTRACTS AND/OR  AGREE-
MENTS  WITH  INSURERS  UNDER THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR HOME AND
COMMUNITY BASED LONG TERM CARE SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS ARTICLE  AND
BY  FISCAL  INTERMEDIARIES  OPERATING  PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED
SIXTY-FIVE-F OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW SHALL  PROVIDE  THAT  ANY  FUNDS
APPROPRIATED  TO  COMPENSATE  FOR  MINIMUM  WAGE PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX
HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO OF THE LABOR LAW, SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO MANAGED CARE
RISK ADJUSTMENT ON INSURERS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF
SECTION FORTY-FOUR HUNDRED THREE-F OF THIS  CHAPTER.  IN  ADDITION,  THE
DISTRIBUTION  OF  ANY SUCH FUNDS SHALL BE PROVIDED BY INSURERS IN AMEND-
MENTS TO EXISTING CONTRACTS WITH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED LONG TERM CARE
SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS ARTICLE AND BY FISCAL INTERMEDIARIES  OPER-
ATING  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-FIVE-F OF THE SOCIAL
SERVICES LAW NINETY DAYS PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ANY SUCH LAW  OR
REGULATION  IMPACTING  WAGES.  INSURERS  SHALL  PROVIDE SUCH FUNDS IN AN
AMOUNT THAT SUPPLEMENTS ANY  CURRENT  CONTRACTS  AND/OR  AGREEMENTS  AND
SHALL  NOT  USE  SUCH  FUNDS  TO SUPPLANT PAYMENTS FOR EXISTING SERVICES
UNDER THE MEDICAID ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. SUCH INSURERS SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT
NOT  BE LIMITED TO MEDICAID MANAGED CARE PLANS AND MEDICAID MANAGED LONG
TERM CARE PLANS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15643-01-8

Co-Sponsors

S8473A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11200
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3614-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4972, A2788

S8473A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to payments for home and community based long term care services; provides that funds appropriated to compensate for minimum wage requirements, shall not be subject to managed care risk adjustment on insurers.

S8473A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8473A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8473--A
    Cal. No. 1503

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to payments for home
  and community based long term care services

  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
3614-f to read as follows:
  § 3614-F. PAYMENTS  FOR  HOME  AND  COMMUNITY  BASED  LONG  TERM  CARE
SERVICES.  THE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS SUBMITTED UNDER CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS
WITH INSURERS UNDER THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR HOME AND COMMUNI-
TY BASED LONG TERM CARE SERVICES  PROVIDED  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE  OR  BY
FISCAL  INTERMEDIARIES  OPERATING  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED
SIXTY-FIVE-F OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW SHALL  PROVIDE  THAT  ANY  FUNDS
APPROPRIATED  TO  COMPENSATE  FOR  MINIMUM  WAGE PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX
HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO OF THE LABOR LAW SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  BY  INSURERS  IN
AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING CONTRACTS WITH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED LONG TERM
CARE  SERVICES PROVIDERS UNDER THIS ARTICLE AND TO FISCAL INTERMEDIARIES
OPERATING PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE-F OF  THE  SOCIAL
SERVICES  LAW  AT  LEAST  NINETY DAYS PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ANY
SUCH LAW OR REGULATION IMPACTING  WAGES.  INSURERS  SHALL  PROVIDE  SUCH
FUNDS  IN AN AMOUNT THAT SUPPLEMENTS ANY CURRENT CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS
AND SHALL NOT USE SUCH FUNDS TO SUPPLANT PAYMENTS FOR EXISTING  SERVICES
UNDER  THE  MEDICAID  PROGRAM.  SUCH  INSURERS  SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO MEDICAID MANAGED CARE PLANS AND MEDICAID  MANAGED  LONG  TERM
CARE PLANS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15643-02-8

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