assembly Bill A3617

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement for medicare charges

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 29, 2019 referred to governmental employees

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A3617 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2050
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §167-a, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9369, S6664
2015-2016: A4190, S1995
2017-2018: A2000, S1612

A3617 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends supplementary medical insurance benefits reimbursement amount to include additional charges other than the premium charge; defines health benefit plan of supplementary medical insurance benefits.

A3617 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3617

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ABBATE  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A.
  PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Govern-
  mental Employees

AN  ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to reimbursement for
  medicare charges

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

  Section  1.  Section  167-a  of  the  civil service law, as amended by
section 1 of part I of chapter 55 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  § 167-a. Reimbursement  for medicare [premium] charges. Upon exclusion
from the coverage of the health benefit plan  of  supplementary  medical
insurance  benefits for which an active or retired employee or a depend-
ent covered by the health benefit plan is or would be eligible under the
federal old-age, survivors and disability insurance program,  an  amount
equal  to  the  premium charge AND ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL CHARGES for such
supplementary medical insurance benefits  for  such  active  or  retired
employee  and his or her dependents, if any, shall be paid monthly or at
other intervals to such active  or  retired  employee  from  the  health
insurance  fund.  Where  appropriate,  such  amount may be deducted from
contributions payable by the employee  or  retired  employee;  or  where
appropriate  in  the  case  of a retired employee receiving a retirement
allowance, such amount may be included  with  payments  of  his  or  her
retirement allowance. All state employer, employee, retired employee and
dependent contributions to the health insurance fund, including contrib-
utions  from  public  authorities,  public benefit corporations or other
quasi-public organizations of the state eligible  for  participation  in
the  health benefit plan as authorized by subdivision two of section one
hundred sixty-three of this article, shall be adjusted as  necessary  to
cover  the cost of reimbursing federal old-age, survivors and disability
insurance program premium charges under this section. This cost shall be

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

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