assembly Bill A10474

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility for the basic health program

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May 22, 2020 referred to health

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A10474 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8357
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §369-gg, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1585, S2549

A10474 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides eligibility for the basic health program for individuals who have or have had a confirmed or suspected case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, household income below two hundred percent of the federal poverty line as defined and annually revised by the United States department of health and human services for a household of the same size, and is ineligible for federal financial participation in the basic health program under 42 U.S.C. section 18051 on the basis of immigration status, but otherwise meets the eligibility requirements.

A10474 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10474
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 22, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Gottfried)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to eligibility  for
   the  basic  health  program;  and  providing  for  the  repeal of such
   provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  369-gg  of the social services law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19 ELIGIBILITY.  A PERSON SHALL ALSO  BE
 ELIGIBLE  TO RECEIVE COVERAGE FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES UNDER THIS TITLE,
 WITHOUT REGARD TO FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION, IF HE  OR  SHE  IS  A
 RESIDENT  OF  THE STATE, HAS OR HAS HAD A CONFIRMED OR SUSPECTED CASE OF
 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19, HOUSEHOLD INCOME  BELOW TWO HUNDRED PERCENT
 OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LINE AS  DEFINED  AND  ANNUALLY  REVISED  BY  THE
 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR A HOUSEHOLD OF
 THE  SAME SIZE, AND IS INELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION IN
 THE BASIC HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER 42 U.S.C.  SECTION 18051 ON THE BASIS  OF
 IMMIGRATION  STATUS, BUT OTHERWISE MEETS THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN
 PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.  AN  APPLI-
 CANT  WHO  FAILS TO MAKE AN APPLICABLE PREMIUM PAYMENT SHALL LOSE ELIGI-
 BILITY TO RECEIVE COVERAGE FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
 THE TIME FRAMES AND PROCEDURES DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
 deemed repealed 60 days following the conclusion of the  state  disaster
 emergency  declared  pursuant  to executive order 202, provided that the
 commissioner of  health  shall  notify  the  legislative  bill  drafting
 commission upon the occurrence of the conclusion of such executive order
 in  order that the commission may maintain an accurate and timely effec-
 tive data base of the official text of the laws of the state of New York
 in furtherance of effectuating the  provisions  of  section  44  of  the
 legislative law and section 70-b of the public officers law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16351-02-0