assembly Bill A8358

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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Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Oct 20, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

A8358 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7350
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §25.17, Ment Hyg L

A8358 (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.

A8358 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8358
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. KELLES -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
 
 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

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   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
 TREATMENT  CENTERS  OPERATED  BY  THE  OFFICE  OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND
 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.
                                                            LBD13093-01-1