senate Bill S6575

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes care and services provided by licensed mental health practitioners eligible for coverage under the Medicaid program

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2021 approval memo.160
signed chap.819
Dec 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 03, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.345
substituted for a6323
Jun 02, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1229
May 06, 2021 referred to health

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S6575 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6323
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9678
2015-2016: S7067, A3554, A9477
2017-2018: S3981, A1890, A10707
2019-2020: S3421, A648

S6575 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes care and services provided by licensed mental health practitioners eligible for coverage under the Medicaid program.

S6575 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6575 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6575
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to making care  and
   services provided by licensed mental health practitioners eligible for
   coverage under the Medicaid program

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social  services  law
 is amended by adding a new paragraph (gg) to read as follows:
   (GG)  CARE  AND  SERVICES  PROVIDED  BY  MENTAL  HEALTH  PRACTITIONERS
 LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE  OF  THE  EDUCATION
 LAW  ACTING  WITHIN  THEIR  SCOPE OF PRACTICE, WHERE SUCH SERVICES WOULD
 OTHERWISE BE COVERED UNDER THIS TITLE. NOTHING IN THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL
 BE  CONSTRUED  TO  MODIFY  OR  EXPAND  THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF A MENTAL
 HEALTH COUNSELOR, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST, CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIST
 OR PSYCHOANALYST LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF
 THE EDUCATION LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05167-01-1


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