senate Bill S2507C

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 07, 2021 delivered to governor
Apr 06, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.52
substituted for a3007c
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.647
Apr 03, 2021 print number 2507c
Apr 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 13, 2021 print number 2507b
Mar 13, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 24, 2021 print number 2507a
Feb 24, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 20, 2021 referred to finance

S2507 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2507 - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; extends the medicaid global cap; requires a quarterly report on certain medicaid expenditures (Part A); directs the department of health to remove the pharmacy benefit from the managed care benefit package and to provide the pharmacy benefit under the fee for service program (Part C) (view more) reduces the hospital capital rate add-on (Part D); relates to definitions of distant sites and telehealth providers (Part F); establishes a medical respite program to offer a lower-intensity care setting for individuals who would otherwise require a hospital stay or lack safe options for discharge and recovery (Part G); eliminates consumer-paid premium payments in the basic health program (Part H); extends the physicians medical malpractice program; extends the hospital excess liability pool; extends excess coverage under the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996 (Part K); relates to the discontinuance of the empire clinical research investigator program (Part M); relates to reimbursements and payments for health care costs, and reporting of opioid overdose data (Part S); extends provisions permitting the director of a mental health facility to place funds of a person receiving services, in excess of the appropriate eligibility level for government benefits, into a qualifying Medicaid exception trust (Part T); relates to extending the authorization of appointing temporary operators for the continued operation of certain programs for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or chemical dependence (Part U); extends the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs to 2024; requires final reports of such programs to be included in the statewide comprehensive plan (Part V); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees; creates the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account; extends such provisions relating thereto (Part W); relates to the office of mental health allocating funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year (Part X); authorizes the charging of an application processing fee for the issuance of operating certificates (Part Z); relates to the creation of crisis stabilization services as emergency service providers for persons with psychiatric or substance use disorder (Part AA); relates to minimum direct care spending in residential health care facilities (Part GG); relates to designating who shall serve as members of the developmental disabilities planning council (Part HH); relates to the provision of services to certain persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services (Part II); relates to ensuring services provided in school-based health centers are not provided to medical assistance recipients through managed care programs (Part JJ); extends the New York state health insurance continuation assistance demonstration project (Part KK); relates to requests for offers from fiscal intermediaries and the awarding of such contracts (Part LL); provides for aid in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings (Part MM); provides for an exemption or disregard of income for certain individuals receiving medical assistance (Part NN); requires a regional demonstration program in the western, central, southern tier, or capital regions of the state (Part OO); relates to post-partum extended coverage insurance coverage (Part PP); requires the commissioner of health to report on the calculation and payment of prescription drug dispensing fees to retail pharmacies by the state's medical assistance program (Part QQ).

S2507 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 2507                                                  A. 3007
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
   cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
   article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Ways and Means

 AN  ACT  to amend part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, amending the
   public health law and other  laws  relating  to  known  and  projected
   department  of health state fund Medicaid expenditures, in relation to
   extending the Medicaid global  cap  (Part  A);  to  amend  the  social
   services law, in relation to copayments for drugs; to amend the public
   health  law, in relation to prescriber prevails; and to repeal certain
   provisions of the social services law relating to coverage for certain
   prescription drugs (Part B);  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
   relation  to  community  health  centers (Part C); to amend the public
   health law, in relation to reducing the hospital capital  rate  add-on
   (Part D); to amend the public health law, in relation to adjusting the
   worker recruitment and retention funding (Part E); to amend the public
   health  law,  the  education law and the insurance law, in relation to
   comprehensive telehealth reforms (Part F); to amend the public  health
   law,  in relation to authorizing the implementation of medical respite
   pilot programs (Part G); to amend the social services law, in relation
   to eliminating consumer-paid premium  payments  in  the  basic  health
   program  (Part  H);  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to
   federal waiver authorization for the NY State of Health, the  official
   Health  Plan  Marketplace  (Part  I);  to  amend the insurance law, in
   relation to the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers  (Part  J);  to
   amend  chapter 266 of the laws of 1986 amending the civil practice law
   and rules and other laws  relating  to  malpractice  and  professional
   medical conduct, in relation to restructuring and extending the physi-
   cians  medical  malpractice  program; to amend part J of chapter 63 of
   the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws  of  1986,  amending
   the  civil  practice law and rules and other laws relating to malprac-
   tice and professional medical conduct, relating to  the  effectiveness
   of  certain  provisions  of  such  chapter,  in  relation to extending
   certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool;  and
 

S2507A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2507A - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; extends the medicaid global cap; requires a quarterly report on certain medicaid expenditures (Part A); directs the department of health to remove the pharmacy benefit from the managed care benefit package and to provide the pharmacy benefit under the fee for service program (Part C) (view more) reduces the hospital capital rate add-on (Part D); relates to definitions of distant sites and telehealth providers (Part F); establishes a medical respite program to offer a lower-intensity care setting for individuals who would otherwise require a hospital stay or lack safe options for discharge and recovery (Part G); eliminates consumer-paid premium payments in the basic health program (Part H); extends the physicians medical malpractice program; extends the hospital excess liability pool; extends excess coverage under the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996 (Part K); relates to the discontinuance of the empire clinical research investigator program (Part M); relates to reimbursements and payments for health care costs, and reporting of opioid overdose data (Part S); extends provisions permitting the director of a mental health facility to place funds of a person receiving services, in excess of the appropriate eligibility level for government benefits, into a qualifying Medicaid exception trust (Part T); relates to extending the authorization of appointing temporary operators for the continued operation of certain programs for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or chemical dependence (Part U); extends the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs to 2024; requires final reports of such programs to be included in the statewide comprehensive plan (Part V); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees; creates the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account; extends such provisions relating thereto (Part W); relates to the office of mental health allocating funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year (Part X); authorizes the charging of an application processing fee for the issuance of operating certificates (Part Z); relates to the creation of crisis stabilization services as emergency service providers for persons with psychiatric or substance use disorder (Part AA); relates to minimum direct care spending in residential health care facilities (Part GG); relates to designating who shall serve as members of the developmental disabilities planning council (Part HH); relates to the provision of services to certain persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services (Part II); relates to ensuring services provided in school-based health centers are not provided to medical assistance recipients through managed care programs (Part JJ); extends the New York state health insurance continuation assistance demonstration project (Part KK); relates to requests for offers from fiscal intermediaries and the awarding of such contracts (Part LL); provides for aid in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings (Part MM); provides for an exemption or disregard of income for certain individuals receiving medical assistance (Part NN); requires a regional demonstration program in the western, central, southern tier, or capital regions of the state (Part OO); relates to post-partum extended coverage insurance coverage (Part PP); requires the commissioner of health to report on the calculation and payment of prescription drug dispensing fees to retail pharmacies by the state's medical assistance program (Part QQ).

S2507A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 2507--A                                            A. 3007--A
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
   cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
   when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 IN ASSEMBLY -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted  by  the  Governor  pursuant  to
   article  seven  of  the  Constitution -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, amending the
   public health law and other  laws  relating  to  known  and  projected
   department  of health state fund Medicaid expenditures, in relation to
   extending the Medicaid global  cap  (Part  A);  to  amend  the  social
   services law, in relation to copayments for drugs; to amend the public
   health  law, in relation to prescriber prevails; and to repeal certain
   provisions of the social services law relating to coverage for certain
   prescription drugs (Part B);  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
   relation  to  community  health  centers (Part C); to amend the public
   health law, in relation to reducing the hospital capital  rate  add-on
   (Part D); to amend the public health law, in relation to adjusting the
   worker recruitment and retention funding (Part E); to amend the public
   health  law,  the  education law and the insurance law, in relation to
   comprehensive telehealth reforms (Part F); to amend the public  health
   law,  in relation to authorizing the implementation of medical respite
   pilot programs (Part G); to amend the social services law, in relation
   to eliminating consumer-paid premium  payments  in  the  basic  health
   program  (Part  H);  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to
   federal waiver authorization for the NY State of Health, the  official
   Health  Plan  Marketplace  (Part  I);  to  amend the insurance law, in
   relation to the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers  (Part  J);  to
   amend  chapter 266 of the laws of 1986 amending the civil practice law
   and rules and other laws  relating  to  malpractice  and  professional
   medical conduct, in relation to restructuring and extending the physi-
   cians  medical  malpractice  program; to amend part J of chapter 63 of
   the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws  of  1986,  amending
   the  civil  practice law and rules and other laws relating to malprac-
 

S2507B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2507B - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; extends the medicaid global cap; requires a quarterly report on certain medicaid expenditures (Part A); directs the department of health to remove the pharmacy benefit from the managed care benefit package and to provide the pharmacy benefit under the fee for service program (Part C) (view more) reduces the hospital capital rate add-on (Part D); relates to definitions of distant sites and telehealth providers (Part F); establishes a medical respite program to offer a lower-intensity care setting for individuals who would otherwise require a hospital stay or lack safe options for discharge and recovery (Part G); eliminates consumer-paid premium payments in the basic health program (Part H); extends the physicians medical malpractice program; extends the hospital excess liability pool; extends excess coverage under the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996 (Part K); relates to the discontinuance of the empire clinical research investigator program (Part M); relates to reimbursements and payments for health care costs, and reporting of opioid overdose data (Part S); extends provisions permitting the director of a mental health facility to place funds of a person receiving services, in excess of the appropriate eligibility level for government benefits, into a qualifying Medicaid exception trust (Part T); relates to extending the authorization of appointing temporary operators for the continued operation of certain programs for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or chemical dependence (Part U); extends the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs to 2024; requires final reports of such programs to be included in the statewide comprehensive plan (Part V); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees; creates the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account; extends such provisions relating thereto (Part W); relates to the office of mental health allocating funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year (Part X); authorizes the charging of an application processing fee for the issuance of operating certificates (Part Z); relates to the creation of crisis stabilization services as emergency service providers for persons with psychiatric or substance use disorder (Part AA); relates to minimum direct care spending in residential health care facilities (Part GG); relates to designating who shall serve as members of the developmental disabilities planning council (Part HH); relates to the provision of services to certain persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services (Part II); relates to ensuring services provided in school-based health centers are not provided to medical assistance recipients through managed care programs (Part JJ); extends the New York state health insurance continuation assistance demonstration project (Part KK); relates to requests for offers from fiscal intermediaries and the awarding of such contracts (Part LL); provides for aid in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings (Part MM); provides for an exemption or disregard of income for certain individuals receiving medical assistance (Part NN); requires a regional demonstration program in the western, central, southern tier, or capital regions of the state (Part OO); relates to post-partum extended coverage insurance coverage (Part PP); requires the commissioner of health to report on the calculation and payment of prescription drug dispensing fees to retail pharmacies by the state's medical assistance program (Part QQ).

S2507B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2507--B
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 A  BUDGET  BILL,  submitted by the Governor pursuant to article seven of
   the Constitution -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
   to  be  committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
   bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
   committee  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT intentionally omitted (Part A); intentionally omitted  (Part  B);
   to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in relation to the Medicaid drug
   expenditure growth target; to repeal sections 1 and 1-a of part FFF of
   chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, amending the public health law  relat-
   ing  to  extending  and  enhancing the Medicaid drug cap and to reduce
   unnecessary pharmacy benefit manager costs to  the  Medicaid  program,
   relating  to  pharmacy  benefits  included in the managed care benefit
   package; and to repeal subdivision (d) of section 280  of  the  public
   health  law,  relating  to the Medicaid drug expenditure growth target
   (Part C); intentionally omitted (Part D); intentionally omitted  (Part
   E);  to  amend the public health law, the education law and the insur-
   ance law, in relation to comprehensive telehealth reforms (Part F); to
   amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing the  implemen-
   tation of medical respite pilot programs (Part G); to amend the social
   services   law,  in  relation  to  eliminating  consumer-paid  premium
   payments in the basic health program (Part H);  to  amend  the  public
   health  law,  in  relation  to federal waiver authorization for the NY
   State of Health, the official Health Plan Marketplace (Part I); inten-
   tionally omitted (Part J); to amend chapter 266 of the  laws  of  1986
   amending  the  civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to
   malpractice and professional medical conduct, in relation to extending
   the physicians medical malpractice program; to amend part J of chapter
   63 of the laws of 2001 amending chapter  266  of  the  laws  of  1986,
   amending  the  civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to
   malpractice and professional medical conduct, relating to  the  effec-
   tiveness of certain provisions of such chapter, in relation to extend-
   ing  certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool;
   and to amend part H of chapter 57 of the laws of  2017,  amending  the
   New  York  Health  Care  Reform Act of 1996 and other laws relating to
   extending certain provisions relating thereto, in relation to  extend-
   ing  provisions  relating  to  excess coverage (Part K); intentionally