senate Bill S1814

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 16, 2019 referred to health

S1814 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-l, Soc Serv L; amd §4012, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8353

S1814 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1814 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1814 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1814

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

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

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.
  § 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.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07636-01-9

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