senate Bill S8948

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to temporarily exempting covered entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special needs plans

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Aug 31, 2020 referred to rules

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S8948 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10960
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health
Laws Affected:
Add Part FFF §1-b, Chap 56 of 2020
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2520, A1671

S8948 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to temporarily exempting covered entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special needs plans.

S8948 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8948 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8948
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 31, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend part FFF of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, amending the
   public health law relating to extending  and  enhancing  the  Medicaid
   drug  cap  and to reduce unnecessary pharmacy benefit manager costs to
   the Medicaid program, in relation  to  temporarily  exempting  covered
   entities  under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special
   needs plans
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Part  FFF of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, amending the
 public health law relating to extending and enhancing the Medicaid  drug
 cap  and  to  reduce  unnecessary  pharmacy benefit manager costs to the
 Medicaid program, is amended by adding a new  section  1-b  to  read  as
 follows:
   §  1-B.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION OF THIS PART OR OTHER LAW, NO
 ACTION SHALL BE TAKEN BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH OR THE DEPARTMENT OF
 HEALTH TO REMOVE THE PHARMACY BENEFIT  FROM  THE  MANAGED  CARE  BENEFIT
 PACKAGE UNDER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MEDICAID) BEFORE APRIL 1, 2024 FOR THE
 FOLLOWING  ENTITIES:  (A) AN ELIGIBLE PROVIDER UNDER SECTION 340B OF THE
 FEDERAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT AND (B) A  COMPREHENSIVE  HIV  SPECIAL
 NEEDS PLAN UNDER SECTION 4403-C OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17221-01-0


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