assembly Bill A3358

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement for medicare charges

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 26, 2021 referred to governmental employees


A3358 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §167-a, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9369, S6664
2015-2016: A4190, S1995
2017-2018: A2000, S1612
2019-2020: A3617, S2050

A3358 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends supplementary medical insurance benefits reimbursement amount to include additional charges other than the premium charge; defines health benefit plan of supplementary medical insurance benefits.

A3358 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 26, 2021
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 AN  ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to reimbursement for
   medicare charges

   Section  1.  Section  167-a  of  the  civil service law, as amended by
 section 1 of part I of chapter 55 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   § 167-a. Reimbursement  for medicare [premium] charges. Upon exclusion
 from the coverage of the health benefit plan  of  supplementary  medical
 insurance  benefits for which an active or retired employee or a depend-
 ent covered by the health benefit plan is or would be eligible under the
 federal old-age, survivors and disability insurance program,  an  amount
 equal  to  the  premium charge AND ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL CHARGES for such
 supplementary medical insurance benefits  for  such  active  or  retired
 employee  and his or her dependents, if any, shall be paid monthly or at
 other intervals to such active  or  retired  employee  from  the  health
 insurance  fund.  Where  appropriate,  such  amount may be deducted from
 contributions payable by the employee  or  retired  employee;  or  where
 appropriate  in  the  case  of a retired employee receiving a retirement
 allowance, such amount may be included  with  payments  of  his  or  her
 retirement allowance. All state employer, employee, retired employee and
 dependent contributions to the health insurance fund, including contrib-
 utions  from  public  authorities,  public benefit corporations or other
 quasi-public organizations of the state eligible  for  participation  in
 the  health benefit plan as authorized by subdivision two of section one
 hundred sixty-three of this article, shall be adjusted as  necessary  to
 cover  the cost of reimbursing federal old-age, survivors and disability
 insurance program premium charges under this section. This cost shall be
 included in the calculation  of  premium  or  subscription  charges  for
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.