assembly Bill A8533A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a drug assistance demonstration program and authorizing emergency prescriptions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 30, 2021 approval memo.77
signed chap.388
Dec 30, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.314
substituted for a8533b
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by s6492b
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.314
rules report cal.314
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 13, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
Jul 01, 2020 print number 8533b
Jul 01, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to health
Feb 10, 2020 print number 8533a
Feb 10, 2020 amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Aug 14, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S6492A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 28, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S6492A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 18, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6492
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A8533 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§279-a & 279-b, Pub Health L; amd §§3216, 3221, 4303 & 4406-c, Ins L

A8533 - Summary

Establishes a drug assistance demonstration program and authorizes emergency prescriptions.

A8533 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8533

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to drug assistance
  demonstration and emergency prescriptions; and to amend the  insurance
  law, in relation to capping cost sharing for insulin

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding two new sections
279-a and 279-b to read as follows:
  § 279-A. DRUG ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
DEVELOP A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO ENSURE ACCESS TO  INSULIN  AND  OTHER
LIFE  SUSTAINING, MAINTENANCE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS IDENTIFIED BY THE
COMMISSIONER FOR RESIDENTS OF THE STATE WHO ARE UNINSURED, ARE  INELIGI-
BLE FOR MEDICAID OR OTHER PUBLICLY FUNDED HEALTH COVERAGE, OR ARE OTHER-
WISE  DETERMINED TO BE ELIGIBLE BY THE COMMISSIONER AND DEPEND UPON SUCH
MEDICATION FOR THEIR SURVIVAL. IN DEVELOPING SUCH  PROGRAM  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL:
  1.  CONSIDER MODELING THE DRUG ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM ON THE
STATE'S HIV/AIDS DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PROVIDING  ACCESS  TO  ELIGIBLE
INDIVIDUALS  AT  CERTAIN  INCOME  THRESHOLDS  ABOVE  THE FEDERAL POVERTY
LEVEL;
  2. ENGAGE  WITH  PHARMACEUTICAL  MANUFACTURERS  TO  EXPLORE  A  PUBLIC
PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP DESIGNED TO BRING AFFORDABLE MEDICATIONS THROUGH THE
DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS; AND
  3.  REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND THE  CHAIRS  OF  THE  SENATE  AND  ASSEMBLY
HEALTH  COMMITTEES  ON THE AVAILABLE OPTIONS TO ESTABLISH A DRUG ASSIST-
ANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM, VARIOUS COST  SHARING  MODELS  FOR  ELIGIBLE
PARTICIPANTS  AND  THE RELATED COSTS TO THE STATE ASSOCIATED WITH IMPLE-
MENTING SUCH A PROGRAM NO LATER THAN JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND
TWENTY.

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

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A8533A - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§279-a & 279-b, Pub Health L; amd §§3216, 3221, 4303 & 4406-c, Ins L

A8533A - Summary

Establishes a drug assistance demonstration program and authorizes emergency prescriptions.

A8533A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8533--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JOYNER,  O'DONNELL, LENTOL, WILLIAMS, REYES,
  SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, HEVESI, FERNANDEZ, DINOWITZ, BURKE, MOSLEY, DICKENS,
  L. ROSENTHAL,  ARROYO,  FALL,  SMITH,  McDONOUGH,  MONTESANO,   ORTIZ,
  COLTON,  THIELE,  JAFFEE,  GUNTHER,  CRUZ,  COOK,  MAGNARELLI, WALKER,
  CARROLL, DE LA ROSA, BLAKE, GRIFFIN, D'URSO, BRONSON, DenDEKKER, BENE-
  DETTO, SAYEGH, JACOBSON, STIRPE, MANKTELOW, GOTTFRIED,  BARRON,  OTIS,
  TAYLOR,  SIMOTAS  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, TAGUE --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Health  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to drug assistance
  demonstration and emergency prescriptions; and to amend the  insurance
  law, in relation to capping cost sharing for insulin

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding two new sections
279-a and 279-b to read as follows:
  § 279-A. DRUG ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
DEVELOP A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO ENSURE ACCESS TO  INSULIN  AND  OTHER
LIFE  SUSTAINING, MAINTENANCE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS IDENTIFIED BY THE
COMMISSIONER FOR RESIDENTS OF THE STATE WHO ARE UNINSURED, ARE  INELIGI-
BLE FOR MEDICAID OR OTHER PUBLICLY FUNDED HEALTH COVERAGE, OR ARE OTHER-
WISE  DETERMINED TO BE ELIGIBLE BY THE COMMISSIONER AND DEPEND UPON SUCH
MEDICATION FOR THEIR SURVIVAL. IN DEVELOPING SUCH  PROGRAM  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL:
  1.  CONSIDER MODELING THE DRUG ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM ON THE
STATE'S HIV/AIDS DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PROVIDING  ACCESS  TO  ELIGIBLE
INDIVIDUALS  AT  CERTAIN  INCOME  THRESHOLDS  ABOVE  THE FEDERAL POVERTY
LEVEL;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13323-09-0

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A8533B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§279-a & 279-b, Pub Health L; amd §§3216, 3221, 4303 & 4406-c, Ins L

A8533B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a drug assistance demonstration program and authorizes emergency prescriptions.

A8533B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8533--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JOYNER,  O'DONNELL, LENTOL, WILLIAMS, REYES,
  SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, HEVESI, FERNANDEZ, DINOWITZ, BURKE, MOSLEY, DICKENS,
  L. ROSENTHAL,  ARROYO,  FALL,  SMITH,  McDONOUGH,  MONTESANO,   ORTIZ,
  COLTON,  THIELE,  JAFFEE,  GUNTHER,  CRUZ,  COOK,  MAGNARELLI, WALKER,
  CARROLL, DE LA ROSA, BLAKE, GRIFFIN, D'URSO, BRONSON, DenDEKKER, BENE-
  DETTO, SAYEGH, JACOBSON, STIRPE, MANKTELOW, GOTTFRIED,  BARRON,  OTIS,
  TAYLOR, SIMOTAS, D. ROSENTHAL, NIOU, GLICK, WOERNER, LAVINE, ABINANTI,
  M. G. MILLER,  AUBRY,  BUTTENSCHON  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BUCHWALD, TAGUE -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Health
  --  recommitted to the Committee on Health in accordance with Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  drug  assistance
  demonstration and emergency prescriptions

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding two new sections
279-a and 279-b to read as follows:
  § 279-A. DRUG ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.  1.  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  DEVELOP A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM (THE "PROGRAM") TO PROVIDE ACCESS
TO INSULIN AND OTHER  LIFE  SUSTAINING  MAINTENANCE  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS
IDENTIFIED  BY THE COMMISSIONER FOR RESIDENTS OF THE STATE WHO ARE WITH-
OUT HEALTH COVERAGE, ARE INELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID OR OTHER PUBLICLY FUND-
ED HEALTH COVERAGE, OR ARE OTHERWISE DETERMINED TO BE  ELIGIBLE  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER  AND  DEPEND  UPON  SUCH  MEDICATION FOR THEIR SURVIVAL. IN
DEVELOPING THE PROGRAM THE COMMISSIONER SHALL:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13323-12-0