senate Bill S949

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

S949 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3540
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §368-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4614
2013-2014: S3284
2015-2016: S1444, A5249
2017-2018: S2821, A4744

S949 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.

S949 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S949 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   949

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  the  state
  reimbursement  of  county payments for medical assistance fraud, waste
  and abuse detection software

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 368-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (aa) to read as follows:
  (AA) (I) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE  FULL  AMOUNT
EXPENDED  BY  THE  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS VIA THE USE OF DATA  MINING  SOFT-
WARE  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED  BY  THE  STATE IF THE COUNTY HAS PREVIOUSLY
PURCHASED OR INTENDS TO PURCHASE SUCH SOFTWARE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, "DATA MINING SOFTWARE" SHALL MEAN A DATABASE APPLICATION THAT
UTILIZES ADVANCED DATA SEARCHING CAPABILITIES AND  STATISTICAL  ANALYSES
TO  DISCOVER  PATTERNS  AND CORRELATIONS IN THE USE AND ABUSE OF MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE PRACTICES. ANY COUNTY  THAT  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  PURCHASED  SUCH
SOFTWARE  MUST  SUPPLY  ADEQUATE  DOCUMENTATION, INCLUDING ANY RECEIPTS,
THAT DETAILS SUCH PURCHASE. THE STATE SHALL DISBURSE GRANTS, WHEN APPLI-
CABLE, FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (II) THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY DEVELOP RULES AND  REGULATIONS  AS
NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05766-01-9

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