assembly Bill A4073

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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Feb 24, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 01, 2021 referred to health

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A4073 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S238
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8916, S6054
2019-2020: A3415, S3339

A4073 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

A4073 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4073
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI, RA, SEAWRIGHT, JACOBSON, GRIFFIN, DICK-
   ENS, M. MILLER, GOTTFRIED, SAYEGH, ENGLEBRIGHT, CRUZ, EPSTEIN, BARRON,
   COOK,  TAYLOR,  HYNDMAN,  DeSTEFANO, WALSH, BRABENEC, PALMESANO, McDO-
   NOUGH,  MANKTELOW,  MORINELLO,  BYRNE,  MIKULIN,   B. MILLER,   SALKA,
   JEAN-PIERRE,  WOERNER,  STIRPE,  LAVINE, ASHBY, LUPARDO -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A. GALEF, RAMOS, SIMON, WALCZYK  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to enacting Vincent
   Scheppa's  law authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of in-home
   private duty nursing services to a recipient of medical assistance  by
   a relative who is a registered professional nurse
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be  known  and  may  be  cited  as  "Vincent
 Scheppa's law".
   §  2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section 365-o
 to read as follows:
   § 365-O. PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY  NURSING  SERVICES  BY  THE
 RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
 BY  A  RECIPIENT  OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR HER REPRESENTATIVE OR
 GUARDIAN, WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR THE  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME  PRIVATE
 DUTY  NURSING,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE PROVISION OF SUCH
 PRIVATE DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER  THAN
 A  SPOUSE  OF  THE  RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE.
 REIMBURSEMENT FOR PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
 THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE  AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR THE PROVISION OF SUCH
 SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01558-01-1