senate Bill S1578A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to including applied behavioral analysis under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
amended (t) 1578a
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.149
Jan 13, 2021 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S1578 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A299
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8953, A11073
2019-2020: S1821, A2802

S1578 - Summary

Includes applied behavioral analysis provided by a licensed behavior analyst or certified behavior analyst assistant under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients.

S1578 - Sponsor Memo

S1578 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1578
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, MAY -- 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  including
   applied  behavioral analysis for treatment of autism spectrum disorder
   under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
 is amended by adding a new paragraph (gg) to read as follows:
   (GG) APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS, AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  EIGHTY-EIGHT
 HUNDRED  ONE  OF  THE EDUCATION LAW, WHERE SUCH SERVICE IS PROVIDED BY A
 LICENSED BEHAVIOR  ANALYST  OR  CERTIFIED  BEHAVIOR  ANALYST  ASSISTANT,
 LICENSED  OR  CERTIFIED  UNDER  ARTICLE  ONE  HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN OF THE
 EDUCATION LAW, FOR THE TREATMENT OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
 ment,  and/or repeal of any rules and regulations necessary to implement
 the provisions of this act on its  effective  date  are  authorized  and
 directed to be completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00231-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S1578A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A299
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8953, A11073
2019-2020: S1821, A2802

S1578A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes applied behavioral analysis provided by a licensed behavior analyst or certified behavior analyst assistant under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients.

S1578A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1578A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1578--A
     Cal. No. 149
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Health  --  reported
   favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
   amended on second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  and  to  be
   reprinted  as amended, retaining its place in the order of third read-
   ing
 
 AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  including
   applied  behavioral  analysis  under  standard  coverage  for Medicaid
   recipients
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
 is amended by adding a new paragraph (gg) to read as follows:
   (GG) APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS, UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED  SIXTY-SEVEN
 OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,  PROVIDED  BY  A PERSON LICENSED, CERTIFIED, OR
 OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE APPLIED  BEHAVIOR  ANALYSIS  UNDER  THAT
 ARTICLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it  shall  have become a law. Effective immediately, the commissioner of
 health shall make regulations and take other actions  reasonably  neces-
 sary to implement this act on that date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00231-03-1


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