|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2020||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 22, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 21, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 15, 2020||1st report cal.184|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
|Sep 06, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6694
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6694 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Mental Hygiene Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §7.07, Ment Hyg L
S6694 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6694 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a workgroup to conduct analysis on the ambulatory patient group rates and commercial insurance rates for behavioral health services PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to ensure that mental health and substance use service providers have fisca11y viable programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would require the commissioner of the Office of Mental Health (CMH) in collaboration with the commissioner of the Department of Health (DOH), and commissioner of the Office of Alcoholism and Subtance Abuse Services (OASAS) to establish a workgroup that would consist of behav- ioral health providers and other relevant stakeholders.
S6694 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6694 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E September 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a workgroup to conduct analysis on the ambulatory patient group rates and commercial insurance rates for behavioral health services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows: (H) 1. THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, IN COLLAB- ORATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES ARE DIRECTED TO CONVENE AND JOINTLY CHAIR, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH A DESIGNEE OR DESIGNEES, A WORKGROUP, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE MEMBERSHIP THAT ENSURES ADEQUATE STATEWIDE GEOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION SELECTED WITH EQUAL CONTRIBUTIONS ON SUCH SELECTION FROM THE GOVERNOR, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND BE COMPRISED OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS: (I) PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENTING SUBSTANCE USE, MENTAL HEALTH, AND/OR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDERS; (II) REPRESEN- TATIVES FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENTING PROVIDERS OF PEER AND RECOVERY-BASED PROGRAMS AND SERVICES; (III) REPRESENTATIVES FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENTING MEDICATED ASSISTED TREATMENT PROVIDERS; (IV) REPRESENTATIVES FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRES- ENTING CHILDREN'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDERS; (V) REPRESENTATIVES FROM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATIONS; (VI) REPRESENTATIVES FROM ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENT- ING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSUMERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS; AND (VII) ANY ADDI- TIONAL STAKEHOLDER OR EXPERT THAT THE COMMISSIONERS DEEM NECESSARY. MEMBERS OF THE WORKGROUP SHALL SERVE WITHOUT COMPENSATION, BUT MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR ACTUAL COSTS INCURRED FOR PARTICIPATION ON SUCH WORK- GROUP. 2. THE WORKGROUP SHALL CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS ON THE AMBULATORY PATIENT GROUP RATES AND COMMERCIAL INSURANCE RATES FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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