senate Bill S2121A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to enhancing coverage and care for medically fragile children

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended 2121a
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.375
Jan 19, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S2121
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S2121 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A289
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4900, add §4903-a, Pub Health L; amd §4900, add §4903-a, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7208, A9098

S2121 - Summary

Relates to enhancing coverage and care for medically fragile children; requires that health plans adopt policies and procedures tailored to the unique healthcare needs of this population.

S2121 - Sponsor Memo

S2121 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2121
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, BRESLIN, HARCKHAM, MAYER -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
   to enhancing coverage and care for medically fragile children

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  2  of
 section 4900 of the public health law, as added by section 42 of subpart
 A  of  part  BB  of chapter 57 of the laws of 2019, is amended and a new
 subparagraph (v) is added to read as follows:
   (iv) for purposes of a determination involving treatment for a  mental
 health condition:
   (A)  a  physician  who  possesses  a  current and valid non-restricted
 license to practice medicine and who specializes  in  behavioral  health
 and  has  experience  in the delivery of mental health courses of treat-
 ment; or
   (B) a health care professional other than  a  licensed  physician  who
 specializes in behavioral health and has experience in the delivery of a
 mental  health  courses  of treatment and, where applicable, possesses a
 current and valid non-restricted license, certificate,  or  registration
 or,  where  no  provision  for  a  license,  certificate or registration
 exists, is credentialed by the national accrediting body appropriate  to
 the profession; [and] OR
   (V) FOR PURPOSES OF A DETERMINATION INVOLVING TREATMENT OF A MEDICALLY
 FRAGILE CHILD:
   (A)  A  PHYSICIAN  WHO  POSSESSES  A  CURRENT AND VALID NON-RESTRICTED
 LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE AND WHO IS BOARD CERTIFIED OR BOARD  ELIGI-
 BLE  IN PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION, PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE, OR NEONATOLO-
 GY; OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00514-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S2121A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A289
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4900, add §4903-a, Pub Health L; amd §4900, add §4903-a, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7208, A9098

S2121A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enhancing coverage and care for medically fragile children; requires that health plans adopt policies and procedures tailored to the unique healthcare needs of this population.

S2121A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2121A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2121--A
     Cal. No. 375
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, BRESLIN, HARCKHAM, MAYER -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Health  --  reported  favorably  from said committee, ordered to first
   report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
   to enhancing coverage and care for medically fragile children
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  2  of
 section 4900 of the public health law, as added by section 42 of subpart
 A  of  part  BB  of chapter 57 of the laws of 2019, is amended and a new
 subparagraph (v) is added to read as follows:
   (iv) for purposes of a determination involving treatment for a  mental
 health condition:
   (A)  a  physician  who  possesses  a  current and valid non-restricted
 license to practice medicine and who specializes  in  behavioral  health
 and  has  experience  in the delivery of mental health courses of treat-
 ment; or
   (B) a health care professional other than  a  licensed  physician  who
 specializes in behavioral health and has experience in the delivery of a
 mental  health  courses  of treatment and, where applicable, possesses a
 current and valid non-restricted license, certificate,  or  registration
 or,  where  no  provision  for  a  license,  certificate or registration
 exists, is credentialed by the national accrediting body appropriate  to
 the profession; [and] OR
   (V) FOR PURPOSES OF A DETERMINATION INVOLVING TREATMENT OF A MEDICALLY
 FRAGILE CHILD:
   (A)  A  PHYSICIAN  WHO  POSSESSES  A  CURRENT AND VALID NON-RESTRICTED
 LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE AND WHO IS BOARD CERTIFIED OR BOARD  ELIGI-

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

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