assembly Bill A3540

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software

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Mar 03, 2020 held for consideration in social services
Jan 08, 2020 referred to social services
Jan 29, 2019 referred to social services

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A3540 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S949
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §368-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4614
2013-2014: S3284
2015-2016: A5249, S1444
2017-2018: A4744, S2821
2021-2022: A4876, S5449

A3540 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.

A3540 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3540

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PALMESANO, GARBARINO, LALOR, GIGLIO, McDONOUGH,
  RAIA, WALSH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ASHBY, BARCLAY, BLANKEN-
  BUSH, BRABENEC, CROUCH, DiPIETRO, FINCH, HAWLEY, B. MILLER, MORINELLO,
  NORRIS, STEC -- read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Social
  Services

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to the state
  reimbursement of county payments for medical assistance  fraud,  waste
  and abuse detection software

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 368-a of the social  services  law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (aa) to read as follows:
  (AA)  (I)  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE FULL AMOUNT
EXPENDED BY THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT  FOR  MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE
FRAUD,  WASTE  AND ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS VIA THE USE OF DATA MINING SOFT-
WARE SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY THE  STATE  IF  THE  COUNTY  HAS  PREVIOUSLY
PURCHASED OR INTENDS TO PURCHASE SUCH SOFTWARE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, "DATA MINING SOFTWARE" SHALL MEAN A DATABASE APPLICATION THAT
UTILIZES  ADVANCED  DATA SEARCHING CAPABILITIES AND STATISTICAL ANALYSES
TO DISCOVER PATTERNS AND CORRELATIONS IN THE USE AND  ABUSE  OF  MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE  PRACTICES.  ANY  COUNTY  THAT  HAS PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED SUCH
SOFTWARE MUST SUPPLY ADEQUATE  DOCUMENTATION,  INCLUDING  ANY  RECEIPTS,
THAT DETAILS SUCH PURCHASE. THE STATE SHALL DISBURSE GRANTS, WHEN APPLI-
CABLE, FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (II)  THE  COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY DEVELOP RULES AND REGULATIONS AS
NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05766-01-9