|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 10, 2020||referred to health|
senate Bill S7224
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7224 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7224 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7224 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific reserved bed days for veterans, spouses of veterans, widows of veterans, Gold Star Parents and their dependents who are cared for at the New York State Veterans' Homes PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to establish a reserved bed day policy for persons residing in State Veterans' Homes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 25 of section 2808 of public health, by establishing a reserved bed day policy for veterans, spouses of veter- ans, widows of veterans, Gold Star Parents and their dependents who are cared for at the New York State Veterans' Homes.
S7224 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7224 I N S E N A T E January 10, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific reserved bed days for veterans, spouses of veterans, widows of veter- ans, Gold Star Parents and their dependents who are cared for at the New York State Veterans' Homes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 25 of section 2808 of the public health law, as amended by section 2 of part E of chapter 57 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: 25. Reserved bed days. (a) For purposes of this subdivision, a "reserved bed day" is a day for which a governmental agency pays OR OTHERWISE REQUIRES a residential health care facility to reserve a bed for a person eligible for medical assistance pursuant to title eleven of article five of the social services law while he or she is TEMPORARILY HOSPITALIZED OR on therapeutic leave of absence from the facility. (b) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section or any other law or regulation to the contrary, for reserved bed days provided on behalf of persons twenty-one years of age or older: (i) payments for reserved bed days shall be made at ninety-five percent of the Medicaid rate otherwise payable to the facility for services provided on behalf of such person; and (ii) payment to a facility for reserved bed days provided on behalf of such person for therapeutic leaves of absence may not exceed ten days in any twelve month period. (C) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR ANY OTHER LAW OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, WITH RESPECT TO VETERANS, SPOUSES OF VETERANS, WIDOWS OF VETERANS, GOLD STAR PARENTS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS WHO ARE CARED FOR AT THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT OXFORD, THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT ST. ALBANS, THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT BATAVIA, THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT MONTROSE AND THE LONG ISLAND STATE VETERANS' HOME SUCH FACILITIES SHALL ESTABLISH A RESERVE BED DAY POLICY NOT TO EXCEED TEN DAYS IN ANY TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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