senate Bill S6534C

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the primary care reform commission

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Current Bill Status Via A7230 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 tabled
vetoed memo.55
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.596
substituted for s6534c
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a7230b
May 04, 2022 amended on third reading 6534c
Mar 03, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2022 1st report cal.596
Feb 01, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2022 print number 6534b
Jan 06, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
May 12, 2021 print number 6534a
May 12, 2021 amend and recommit to health
May 05, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Mar 1, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S6534B
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 1, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S6534B
10
3
committee
10
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2022

aye wr (2)

May 19, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S6534A
11
4
committee
11
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S6534 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7230
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 29-AA Art Head, add §2959-b, Pub Health L

S6534 - Summary

Establishes the primary care reform commission to review, examine, and make findings on the level of primary care spending by all payers in the context of all health care spending in the state and publish an annual report on the findings, and also make recommendations to increase and strengthen spending on primary care in the state and improve primary care infrastructure, taking care to avoid increasing costs to patients or the total cost of health care.

S6534 - Sponsor Memo

S6534 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6534
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
   primary care reform commission
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The article heading of article 29-AA of the  public  health
 law, as added by section 35 of part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011,
 is amended to read as follows:
              PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND PRIMARY CARE
   §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2959-b
 to read as follows:
   § 2959-B. PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION.  1.  (A)  COMMISSION  ESTAB-
 LISHED.  THE PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION, REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION
 AS THE "COMMISSION",  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT.  THE
 COMMISSION  SHALL  REVIEW,  EXAMINE,  AND  MAKE FINDINGS ON THE LEVEL OF
 PRIMARY CARE SPENDING BY ALL PAYERS IN THE CONTEXT OF  ALL  HEALTH  CARE
 SPENDING  IN  THE STATE, AND SHALL PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE FIND-
 INGS. THE COMMISSION SHALL ALSO MAKE  RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  INCREASE  AND
 STRENGTHEN  SPENDING  ON PRIMARY CARE IN THE STATE, TAKING CARE TO AVOID
 INCREASING COSTS TO PATIENTS OR THE TOTAL COST OF HEALTH CARE.
   (B) COMPOSITION AND POWERS. (I) THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF:
   (1) THE COMMISSIONER AND  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
 FINANCIAL  SERVICES,  WHO  MAY BE REPRESENTED BY THEIR RESPECTIVE DESIG-
 NEES;
   (2) FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; AND
   (3) TWELVE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AS FOLLOWS: FOUR  ON  THE
 RECOMMENDATION  OF  THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, FOUR ON THE RECOMMENDA-
 TION OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO ON THE RECOMMENDATION
 OF THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND TWO ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF
 THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6534A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7230
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 29-AA Art Head, add §2959-b, Pub Health L

S6534A - Summary

Establishes the primary care reform commission to review, examine, and make findings on the level of primary care spending by all payers in the context of all health care spending in the state and publish an annual report on the findings, and also make recommendations to increase and strengthen spending on primary care in the state and improve primary care infrastructure, taking care to avoid increasing costs to patients or the total cost of health care.

S6534A - Sponsor Memo

S6534A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6534--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
   primary care reform commission

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The article heading of article 29-AA of the public health
 law, as added by section 35 of part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011,
 is amended to read as follows:
              PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND PRIMARY CARE
   § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  2959-b
 to read as follows:
   §  2959-B.  PRIMARY  CARE  REFORM COMMISSION. 1. (A) COMMISSION ESTAB-
 LISHED. THE PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION, REFERRED TO IN THIS  SECTION
 AS  THE  "COMMISSION",  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN  THE DEPARTMENT. THE
 COMMISSION SHALL REVIEW, EXAMINE, AND MAKE  FINDINGS  ON  THE  LEVEL  OF
 PRIMARY  CARE  SPENDING  BY ALL PAYERS IN THE CONTEXT OF ALL HEALTH CARE
 SPENDING IN THE STATE, AND SHALL PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT ON  THE  FIND-
 INGS.  THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  ALSO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO INCREASE AND
 STRENGTHEN SPENDING ON PRIMARY CARE IN THE STATE, TAKING CARE  TO  AVOID
 INCREASING COSTS TO PATIENTS OR THE TOTAL COST OF HEALTH CARE.
   (B) COMPOSITION AND POWERS. (I) THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF:
   (1)  THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
 FINANCIAL SERVICES, WHO MAY BE REPRESENTED BY  THEIR  RESPECTIVE  DESIG-
 NEES;
   (2) FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; AND
   (3)  TEN  MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE GOVERNOR AS FOLLOWS: FOUR ON THE
 RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, FOUR ON  THE  RECOMMENDA-
 TION OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, ONE ON THE RECOMMENDATION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6534B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7230
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 29-AA Art Head, add §2959-b, Pub Health L

S6534B - Summary

Establishes the primary care reform commission to review, examine, and make findings on the level of primary care spending by all payers in the context of all health care spending in the state and publish an annual report on the findings, and also make recommendations to increase and strengthen spending on primary care in the state and improve primary care infrastructure, taking care to avoid increasing costs to patients or the total cost of health care.

S6534B - Sponsor Memo

S6534B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6534--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, BROUK, MAY -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Health  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
   Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
   primary care reform commission
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 29-AA of the  public  health
 law, as added by section 35 of part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011,
 is amended to read as follows:
              PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND PRIMARY CARE
   §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2959-b
 to read as follows:
   § 2959-B. PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION.  1.  (A)  COMMISSION  ESTAB-
 LISHED.  THE PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION, REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION
 AS THE "COMMISSION",  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT.  THE
 COMMISSION  SHALL  REVIEW,  EXAMINE,  AND  MAKE FINDINGS ON THE LEVEL OF
 PRIMARY CARE SPENDING BY ALL PAYERS IN THE CONTEXT OF  ALL  HEALTH  CARE
 SPENDING  IN  THE STATE, AND SHALL PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE FIND-
 INGS. THE COMMISSION SHALL ALSO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO INCREASE  SPEND-
 ING  ON  PRIMARY  CARE AND STRENGTHEN PRIMARY CARE INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE
 STATE, TAKING CARE TO AVOID INCREASING COSTS TO PATIENTS  OR  THE  TOTAL
 COST OF HEALTH CARE.
   (B) COMPOSITION AND POWERS. (I) THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF:
   (1)  THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
 FINANCIAL SERVICES, WHO MAY BE REPRESENTED BY  THEIR  RESPECTIVE  DESIG-
 NEES;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10879-05-1

Co-Sponsors

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S6534C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7230
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 29-AA Art Head, add §2959-b, Pub Health L

S6534C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the primary care reform commission to review, examine, and make findings on the level of primary care spending by all payers in the context of all health care spending in the state and publish an annual report on the findings, and also make recommendations to increase and strengthen spending on primary care in the state and improve primary care infrastructure, taking care to avoid increasing costs to patients or the total cost of health care.

S6534C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6534C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6534--C
     Cal. No. 596
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, BROUK, MAY, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Health
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the  Committee  on
   Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
   committed  to the Committee on Finance -- reported favorably from said
   committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered  to  a  third
   reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
   order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
   primary care reform commission
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 29-AA of the  public  health
 law, as added by section 35 of part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011,
 is amended to read as follows:
              PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND PRIMARY CARE
   §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2959-b
 to read as follows:
   § 2959-B. PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION.  1.  (A)  COMMISSION  ESTAB-
 LISHED.  THE PRIMARY CARE REFORM COMMISSION, REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION
 AS THE "COMMISSION",  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT.  THE
 COMMISSION  SHALL  REVIEW,  EXAMINE,  AND  MAKE FINDINGS ON THE LEVEL OF
 PRIMARY CARE SPENDING BY ALL PAYERS IN THE CONTEXT OF  ALL  HEALTH  CARE
 SPENDING  IN  THE STATE, AND SHALL PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE FIND-
 INGS. THE COMMISSION SHALL ALSO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO INCREASE  SPEND-
 ING  ON  PRIMARY  CARE AND STRENGTHEN PRIMARY CARE INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE
 STATE, TAKING CARE TO AVOID INCREASING COSTS TO PATIENTS  OR  THE  TOTAL
 COST OF HEALTH CARE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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