senate Bill S1577

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that services to medical assistance recipients suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services shall be provided outside of managed programs

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 22, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.350
Jan 13, 2021 referred to health

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S1577 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A192
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6814, A9397
2017-2018: S1870, A2442
2019-2020: S1890, A2798

S1577 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that services to medical assistance recipients suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services shall be provided outside of managed programs.

S1577 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1577 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1577
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 the provision of
   services to certain persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or
   qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Paragraph (d-2) of subdivision 3 of section 364-j of the
 social services law, as amended by section 10 of part B of chapter 57 of
 the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   (d-2) Services provided  pursuant  to  waivers,  granted  pursuant  to
 subsection  (c)  of  section 1915 of the federal social security act, to
 persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for  nurs-
 ing  home  diversion  and  transition services, shall not be provided to
 medical assistance recipients through managed care  programs  [until  at
 least  January  first,  two thousand twenty-two] ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
 THIS SECTION; PROVIDED, FURTHER THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH IS HERE-
 BY DIRECTED TO TAKE ANY ACTION REQUIRED, INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO
 FILING  WAIVERS  AND  WAIVER  EXTENSIONS  AS  NECESSARY WITH THE FEDERAL
 GOVERNMENT, TO CONTINUE THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the  amend-
 ments  to  section 364-j of the social services law, made by section one
 of this act, shall not affect the expiration and repeal of such section,
 and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00223-01-1


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