assembly Bill A183

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to ways and means
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2021 referred to mental health

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A183 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7868
2019-2020: A2046

A183 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability; provides for retroactive reimbursement if local services were furnished prior to approval.

A183 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    183
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Mental Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reimbursement  of
   certain programs and services for persons with a disability

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
 43.13 to read as follows:
 §  43.13 REIMBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH
           A DISABILITY.
   IF A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR AND HAS ENTERED INTO  A  PROGRAM  AND/OR
 RECEIVED  A  SERVICE  FURNISHED  BY A LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDER PURSUANT TO
 SUBDIVISION (A) OF SECTION 13.15 OF  THIS  CHAPTER  SUBSEQUENTLY  ENTERS
 INTO  A  DIFFERENT  PROGRAM  AND/OR RECEIVES A DIFFERENT SERVICE NOT YET
 APPROVED BY THE  COMMISSIONER,  PROVIDED  SUCH  APPROVAL  IS  ULTIMATELY
 GRANTED,  THE  LOCAL  SERVICE  PROVIDER  SHALL BE REIMBURSED, AFTER SUCH
 SERVICES HAVE BEEN RENDERED AND  APPROVED,  THE  COST  OF  SUCH  PROGRAM
 AND/OR  SERVICE AS IF IT HAD BEEN APPROVED PRIOR TO SUCH PERSON'S ADMIS-
 SION INTO SUCH PROGRAM OR RECEIPT OF SUCH SERVICE. IF A SERVICE IS ULTI-
 MATELY  NOT  APPROVED  AND  REIMBURSEMENT  HAS  ALREADY  OCCURRED,  SUCH
 REIMBURSEMENT  SHALL  BE RETURNED TO THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOP-
 MENTAL DISABILITIES WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF NOTICE OF SUCH DENIAL.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02433-01-1