senate Bill S7147

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to extending the coverage period for medical assistance to a period of one year beginning on the last day of pregnancy

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2020 print number 7147a
Jan 22, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to finance
reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S7147
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committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2020

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S7147 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §366, Soc Serv L

S7147 - Summary

Extends the coverage period for medical assistance to a period of one year beginning on the last day of pregnancy.

S7147 - Sponsor Memo

S7147 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7147

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

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, in relation  to  extending  the
  coverage  period  to a period of one year beginning on the last day of
  pregnancy; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expi-
  ration thereof

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 3  of  paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  1  and
subparagraph  1  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 366 of the
social services law, subparagraph 3 of paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 as
added by section 1 and subparagraph 1 of paragraph (b) of subdivision  4
as  added  by section 2 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, are
amended to read as follows:
  (3) cooperates with the appropriate social services  official  or  the
department  in  establishing paternity or in establishing, modifying, or
enforcing a support order with respect to his or  her  child;  provided,
however,  that  nothing herein contained shall be construed to require a
payment under this title for care or services, the cost of which may  be
met in whole or in part by a third party; notwithstanding the foregoing,
a  social  services  official  shall not require such cooperation if the
social services official or the department determines that such  actions
would  be  detrimental  to the best interest of the child, applicant, or
recipient, or with respect to pregnant women during pregnancy and during
the [sixty-day] ONE-YEAR period beginning on the last day of  pregnancy,
in accordance with procedures and criteria established by regulations of
the department consistent with federal law; and
  (1)  A  pregnant  woman eligible for medical assistance under subpara-
graph two or four of paragraph (b) of subdivision one of this section on
any day of her pregnancy will continue to be eligible for such care  and
services  [through the end of the month in which the sixtieth day] FOR A
PERIOD OF ONE YEAR following the end of the pregnancy [occurs],  without
regard to any change in the income of the family that includes the preg-

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

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S7147A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §366, Soc Serv L

S7147A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the coverage period for medical assistance to a period of one year beginning on the last day of pregnancy.

S7147A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7147A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7147--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  extending  the
  Medicaid coverage period for pregnancy

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section
366 of the social services law, as added by section 1 of part D of chap-
ter 56 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (3) cooperates with the appropriate social services  official  or  the
department  in  establishing paternity or in establishing, modifying, or
enforcing a support order with respect to his or  her  child;  provided,
however,  that  nothing herein contained shall be construed to require a
payment under this title for care or services, the cost of which may  be
met in whole or in part by a third party; notwithstanding the foregoing,
a  social  services  official  shall not require such cooperation if the
social services official or the department determines that such  actions
would  be  detrimental  to the best interest of the child, applicant, or
recipient, or with respect to pregnant women during pregnancy and during
the sixty-day period, OR ONE YEAR PERIOD IF THERE IS  FEDERAL  FINANCIAL
PARTICIPATION,  beginning  on  the  last day of pregnancy, in accordance
with procedures and criteria established by regulations of  the  depart-
ment consistent with federal law; and
  §  2.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 366
of the social services law, as added by section 2 of part D  of  chapter
56 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  A  pregnant  woman eligible for medical assistance under subpara-
graph two or four of paragraph (b) of subdivision one of this section on
any day of her pregnancy will continue to be eligible for such care  and
services  through the end of the month in which the sixtieth day follow-
ing the end of the pregnancy occurs, OR FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR FOLLOW-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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