assembly Bill A6551B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requiring specific reserved bed days at the New York State Veterans' Homes

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 10, 2022 signed chap.586
Nov 09, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1887
substituted for s2238b
May 31, 2022 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.453
rules report cal.453
reported
May 25, 2022 reported referred to rules
Feb 03, 2022 print number 6551b
Feb 03, 2022 amend and recommit to ways and means
Feb 01, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2022 print number 6551a
Jan 20, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Mar 19, 2021 referred to health

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A6551 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2238
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2808, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8935, S7224

A6551 - Summary

Relates to requiring specific reserved bed days at New York State Veterans' Homes.

A6551 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6551
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SOLAGES, THIELE, WOERNER, STECK, ENGLEBRIGHT,
   McDONOUGH, JEAN-PIERRE, LAVINE,  SMITH,  WEPRIN,  STERN,  FITZPATRICK,
   SAYEGH,  GUNTHER,  MORINELLO, GRIFFIN, HUNTER, CUSICK, FALL, D. ROSEN-
   THAL,  MANKTELOW,  BRAUNSTEIN,   RA,   ASHBY,   DeSTEFANO,   BRABENEC,
   PHEFFER AMATO,  MONTESANO,  BARRETT  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   BLANKENBUSH, HAWLEY, HEVESI, RAMOS -- read once and  referred  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.

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

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A6551A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2238
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2808, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8935, S7224

A6551A - Summary

Relates to requiring specific reserved bed days at New York State Veterans' Homes.

A6551A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6551--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SOLAGES, THIELE, WOERNER, STECK, ENGLEBRIGHT,
   McDONOUGH, JEAN-PIERRE, LAVINE,  SMITH,  WEPRIN,  STERN,  FITZPATRICK,
   SAYEGH,  GUNTHER,  MORINELLO, GRIFFIN, HUNTER, CUSICK, FALL, D. ROSEN-
   THAL,  MANKTELOW,  BRAUNSTEIN,   RA,   ASHBY,   DeSTEFANO,   BRABENEC,
   PHEFFER AMATO,  MONTESANO,  BARRETT, GANDOLFO -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. BLANKENBUSH, HAWLEY, HEVESI, RAMOS -- read once and  referred
   to  the  Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health
   in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific
   reserved bed days 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. Section 2808 of the public health law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 25-a to read as follows:
   25-A. RESERVED BED DAYS FOR STATE VETERANS' HOMES. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION, A "RESERVED BED DAY" IS A DAY FOR WHICH THE STATE PAYS
 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  OR  THE  LONG  ISLAND  STATE
 VETERANS'  HOME  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.
   (B)  (I) PAYMENTS FOR RESERVED BED DAYS SHALL BE MADE AT FIFTY PERCENT
 OF THE MEDICAID RATE OTHERWISE PAYABLE  TO  THE  FACILITY  FOR  SERVICES
 PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF THE PERSON.
   (II) PAYMENT TO A FACILITY FOR RESERVED BED DAYS PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF
 THE  PERSON  FOR TEMPORARY HOSPITALIZATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED FOURTEEN DAYS
 IN ANY TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03668-02-2
 A. 6551--A                          2

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A6551B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2238
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2808, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8935, S7224

A6551B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring specific reserved bed days at New York State Veterans' Homes.

A6551B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6551--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SOLAGES, THIELE, WOERNER, STECK, ENGLEBRIGHT,
   McDONOUGH, JEAN-PIERRE, LAVINE,  SMITH,  WEPRIN,  STERN,  FITZPATRICK,
   SAYEGH,  GUNTHER,  MORINELLO, GRIFFIN, HUNTER, CUSICK, FALL, D. ROSEN-
   THAL,  MANKTELOW,  BRAUNSTEIN,   RA,   ASHBY,   DeSTEFANO,   BRABENEC,
   PHEFFER AMATO,  MONTESANO,  BARRETT, GANDOLFO, ABINANTI -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A.  BLANKENBUSH, HAWLEY, HEVESI, RAMOS -- read  once
   and  referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Commit-
   tee on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  -- again reported from said committee with amend-
   ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific
   reserved bed days 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. Section 2808 of the public health law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 25-a to read as follows:
   25-A. RESERVED BED DAYS FOR STATE VETERANS' HOMES. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION, A "RESERVED BED DAY" IS A DAY FOR WHICH THE STATE PAYS
 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  OR  THE  LONG  ISLAND  STATE
 VETERANS'  HOME  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.
   (B)  (I) PAYMENTS FOR RESERVED BED DAYS SHALL BE MADE AT FIFTY PERCENT
 OF THE MEDICAID RATE OTHERWISE PAYABLE  TO  THE  FACILITY  FOR  SERVICES
 PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF THE PERSON.
   (II) PAYMENT TO A FACILITY FOR RESERVED BED DAYS PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF
 THE  PERSON  FOR TEMPORARY HOSPITALIZATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED FOURTEEN DAYS
 IN ANY TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03668-04-2