senate Bill S7350

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the payment for services at addiction treatment centers operated by the office of addiction services and supports

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
Aug 27, 2021 referred to rules

S7350 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Abuse
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §25.17, Ment Hyg L

S7350 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the payment for services at addiction treatment centers operated by the office of addiction services and supports; requires that services shall not be refused at such centers if a person is unable to pay.

S7350 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7350 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              August 27, 2021
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  payment  for
   services  at  addiction  treatment  centers  operated by the office of
   addiction services and supports

   Section  1.  Section  25.17  of  the mental hygiene law, as amended by
 section 12 of part G of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
 § 25.17 Fees for services.
   Voluntary  agencies  and programs operated by local governmental units
 funded in whole or in part by the office shall establish, subject to the
 approval of the office, fee schedules for substance use disorder  and/or
 compulsive  gambling  services, INCLUDING FOR SUCH SERVICES AT ADDICTION
 SUPPORTS,  not specifically covered by the rates established pursuant to
 article twenty-eight of the public health law or title  two  of  article
 five  of  the  social  services  law.  Such  fees  shall  be charged for
 substance use disorder and/or compulsive gambling services furnished  to
 persons  who  are  financially able to pay the same, provided, that such
 services shall not be refused to  any  person  because  of  his  OR  HER
 inability to pay therefor.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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