assembly Bill A1968

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes individuals to participate in the NY State of health marketplace without providing information regarding citizenship or lawful residency or receiving or requesting a subsidy

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 13, 2021 referred to health

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A1968 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6820
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§268-a, 268-c, 268-g & 206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6791, S4578

A1968 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes individuals to participate in the NY State of Health marketplace without providing information regarding citizenship or lawful residency or requesting or receiving a state or federal subsidy.

A1968 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1968
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CRUZ, AUBRY, ROZIC, SIMON, COLTON, DICKENS, HEVE-
   SI,   REYES,   FALL,  EPSTEIN,  CARROLL,  RAMOS,  COOK,  D. ROSENTHAL,
   J. RIVERA, GLICK, FERNANDEZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing  indi-
   viduals  to participate in the NY State of Health, the official health
   plan marketplace without providing information  regarding  citizenship
   or  lawful residency in the United States or requesting or receiving a
   state or federal subsidy
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 10 of section 268-a of the public health law,
 as added by section 2 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws  of  2019,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   10.  "Qualified  individual"  means,  with respect to qualified health
 plans, an individual, including a minor, who:
   (a) is eligible to enroll in a qualified health plan offered to  indi-
 viduals through the Marketplace;
   (b) resides in this state; AND
   (c)  at the time of enrollment, is not incarcerated, other than incar-
 ceration pending the disposition of charges[; and
   (d) is, and is reasonably expected to be, for the  entire  period  for
 which  enrollment  is sought, a citizen or national of the United States
 or an alien lawfully present in the United States].
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section  268-c  of  the  public
 health law, as added by section 2 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of
 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Perform eligibility determinations for federal and state insurance
 affordability  programs  including medical assistance in accordance with
 section three hundred sixty-six of the social services law, child health
 plus in accordance with section twenty-five hundred eleven of this chap-

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