assembly Bill A3415A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Mar 19, 2019 print number 3415a
Mar 19, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Feb 28, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 29, 2019 referred to health

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A3415 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3339
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8916, S6054
2021-2022: A4073, S238

A3415 - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

A3415 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3415

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to authorizing, in
  certain cases, the provision of in-home private duty nursing  services
  to a recipient of medical assistance by a relative who is a registered
  professional nurse

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

  Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
365-o to read as follows:
  §  365-O.  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY NURSING SERVICES BY THE
RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
BY A RECIPIENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR  HER  REPRESENTATIVE  OR
GUARDIAN,  WHO  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED FOR THE PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE
DUTY NURSING, THE COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
PRIVATE  DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER THAN
A SPOUSE OF THE RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS  A  REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE.
REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THIS SECTION SHALL BE AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05205-01-9

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A3415A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3339
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8916, S6054
2021-2022: A4073, S238

A3415A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

A3415A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3415--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ABINANTI, RA -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Ways
  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to enacting Vincent
  Scheppa's law authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of  in-home
  private  duty nursing services to a recipient of medical assistance by
  a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known  and may be cited as "Vincent
Scheppa's law".
  § 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section  365-o
to read as follows:
  §  365-O.  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY NURSING SERVICES BY THE
RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
BY A RECIPIENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR  HER  REPRESENTATIVE  OR
GUARDIAN,  WHO  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED FOR THE PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE
DUTY NURSING, THE COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
PRIVATE  DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER THAN
A SPOUSE OF THE RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS  A  REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE.
REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THIS SECTION SHALL BE AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05205-04-9