senate Bill S2238B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requiring specific reserved bed days at the New York State Veterans' Homes

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 10, 2022 signed chap.586
Nov 09, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1887
substituted for s2238b
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a6551b
ordered to third reading cal.1887
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 14, 2022 print number 2238b
Feb 14, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 31, 2022 print number 2238a
Jan 31, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 20, 2021 referred to health

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S2238 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6551
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2808, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7224, A8935

S2238 - Summary

Relates to requiring specific reserved bed days at New York State Veterans' Homes.

S2238 - Sponsor Memo

S2238 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2238
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BOYLE, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN,
   HARCKHAM, KAMINSKY, KAPLAN,  MAY,  ORTT,  RITCHIE,  SALAZAR,  SERRANO,
   THOMAS  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific
   reserved bed days for veterans, spouses of veterans, widows of  veter-
   ans,  Gold  Star Parents and their dependents who are cared for at the
   New York State Veterans' Homes
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 25 of section 2808 of the public health law, as
 amended  by  section  2  of part E of chapter 57 of the laws of 2017, is
 amended to read as follows:
   25. Reserved bed  days.  (a)  For  purposes  of  this  subdivision,  a
 "reserved  bed  day"  is  a  day for which a governmental agency pays OR
 OTHERWISE REQUIRES a residential health care facility to reserve  a  bed
 for a person eligible for medical assistance pursuant to title eleven of
 article  five  of the social services law while he or she is TEMPORARILY
 HOSPITALIZED OR on therapeutic leave of absence from the facility.
   (b) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section or any  other
 law  or  regulation  to  the contrary, for reserved bed days provided on
 behalf of persons twenty-one years of age or older:
   (i) payments for reserved  bed  days  shall  be  made  at  ninety-five
 percent  of  the  Medicaid  rate  otherwise  payable to the facility for
 services provided on behalf of such person; and
   (ii) payment to a facility for reserved bed days provided on behalf of
 such person for therapeutic leaves of absence may not exceed ten days in
 any twelve month period.
   (C) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR  ANY  OTHER
 LAW  OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, WITH RESPECT TO VETERANS, SPOUSES OF
 VETERANS, WIDOWS OF VETERANS, GOLD STAR PARENTS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS WHO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S2238A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6551
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2808, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7224, A8935

S2238A - Summary

Relates to requiring specific reserved bed days at New York State Veterans' Homes.

S2238A - Sponsor Memo

S2238A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2238--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BORRELLO, BOYLE, COMRIE,
   GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM, KAMINSKY, KAPLAN,  MATTERA,  MAY,  ORTT,  PALUMBO,
   REICHLIN-MELNICK,  RITCHIE,  SALAZAR,  SERRANO,  STEC, THOMAS, WEIK --
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the  Committee  on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific
   reserved bed days at the New York State Veterans' Homes
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 2808 of the public health law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 25-a to read as follows:
   25-A. RESERVED BED DAYS FOR STATE VETERANS' HOMES. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION, A "RESERVED BED DAY" IS A DAY FOR WHICH THE STATE PAYS
 NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT OXFORD, THE NEW  YORK  STATE  VETERANS'
 HOME  AT  ST.  ALBANS, THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT BATAVIA, THE
 NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME AT  MONTROSE  OR  THE  LONG  ISLAND  STATE
 VETERANS'  HOME  TO  RESERVE  A  BED  FOR  A PERSON ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL
 ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO TITLE  ELEVEN  OF  ARTICLE  FIVE  OF  THE  SOCIAL
 SERVICES LAW WHILE HE OR SHE IS TEMPORARILY HOSPITALIZED.
   (B)  (I) PAYMENTS FOR RESERVED BED DAYS SHALL BE MADE AT FIFTY PERCENT
 OF THE MEDICAID RATE OTHERWISE PAYABLE  TO  THE  FACILITY  FOR  SERVICES
 PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF THE PERSON.
   (II) PAYMENT TO A FACILITY FOR RESERVED BED DAYS PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF
 THE  PERSON  FOR TEMPORARY HOSPITALIZATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED FOURTEEN DAYS
 IN ANY TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD.
   (III) THE PERSON MUST HAVE RESIDED IN THE APPLICABLE  STATE  VETERANS'
 HOME  FOR  AT  LEAST  THIRTY  DAYS  SINCE THE DATE OF HIS OR HER INITIAL
 ADMISSION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03668-03-2

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S2238B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6551
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2808, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7224, A8935

S2238B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring specific reserved bed days at New York State Veterans' Homes.

S2238B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2238B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2238--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BORRELLO, BOYLE, COMRIE,
   GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM, KAMINSKY, KAPLAN,  MATTERA,  MAY,  ORTT,  PALUMBO,
   REICHLIN-MELNICK,  RITCHIE,  SALAZAR,  SERRANO,  STEC, THOMAS, WEIK --
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the  Committee  on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring specific
   reserved bed days at the New York State Veterans' Homes
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2808 of the public health law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 25-a to read as follows:
   25-A. RESERVED BED DAYS FOR STATE VETERANS' HOMES. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION, A "RESERVED BED DAY" IS A DAY FOR WHICH THE STATE PAYS
 NEW  YORK  STATE  VETERANS' HOME AT OXFORD, THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS'
 HOME AT ST. ALBANS, THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' HOME  AT  BATAVIA,  THE
 NEW  YORK  STATE  VETERANS'  HOME  AT  MONTROSE OR THE LONG ISLAND STATE
 VETERANS' HOME TO RESERVE A  BED  FOR  A  PERSON  ELIGIBLE  FOR  MEDICAL
 ASSISTANCE  PURSUANT  TO  TITLE  ELEVEN  OF  ARTICLE  FIVE OF THE SOCIAL
 SERVICES LAW WHILE HE OR SHE IS TEMPORARILY HOSPITALIZED.
   (B) (I) PAYMENTS FOR RESERVED BED DAYS SHALL BE MADE AT FIFTY  PERCENT
 OF  THE  MEDICAID  RATE  OTHERWISE  PAYABLE TO THE FACILITY FOR SERVICES
 PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF THE PERSON.
   (II) PAYMENT TO A FACILITY FOR RESERVED BED DAYS PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF
 THE PERSON FOR TEMPORARY HOSPITALIZATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED  FOURTEEN  DAYS
 IN ANY TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03668-05-2
 S. 2238--B                          2
 

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