assembly Bill A985

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients

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Current Bill Status Via S886 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.129
delivered to governor
May 04, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.238
substituted for a985
May 04, 2021 substituted by s886
Apr 29, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.238
Apr 27, 2021 reported
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A985 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S886
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L; amd §4408-a, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.7241 & A.9538)

A985 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients.

A985 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    985
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law and the public  health  law,  in
   relation to adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 364-j of the social services  law,
 as  amended  by  a  chapter  of  the  laws of 2020 amending the   social
 services law and the public health law relating to adverse determination
 notices to Medicaid recipients, as proposed in legislative bills numbers
 S.7241 and A.9538, is amended to read as follows:
   9. Managed care providers shall inform participants of such provider's
 grievance procedure and  utilization  review  procedures  under  SECTION
 FORTY-FOUR  HUNDRED  EIGHT-A AND article forty-nine of the public health
 law. A managed care provider  or  local  social  services  district,  as
 appropriate,  shall  provide  notice to participants of their respective
 rights to a fair hearing and aid continuing in accordance with  applica-
 ble  state and federal law.  Managed care providers shall provide [writ-
 ten] notice of the name,  address,  phone  number  and  website  of  the
 department  of health designated independent consumer assistance program
 and the independent substance use disorder and mental  health  ombudsman
 established  by  section 33.27 of the mental hygiene law [on all] WITHIN
 notices of adverse [determinations,]  grievances  and  appeals  DETERMI-
 NATIONS.
   §  2.    Paragraph  (b)  of subdivision 2 and subdivision 7 of section
 4408-a of the public health law, as amended by a chapter of the laws  of
 2020  amending the  social services law and the public health law relat-
 ing to adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients, as proposed
 in legislative bills numbers S.7241 and A.9538, are amended to  read  as
 follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07169-01-1