senate Bill S238

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.145
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

S238 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4073
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6054, A8916
2019-2020: S3339, A3415

S238 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

S238 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S238 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    238
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- 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 enacting Vincent
   Scheppa's law authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of  in-home
   private  duty nursing services to a recipient of medical assistance by
   a relative who is a registered professional nurse
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known  and may be cited as "Vincent
 Scheppa's law".
   § 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section  365-o
 to read as follows:
   §  365-O.  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY NURSING SERVICES BY THE
 RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
 BY A RECIPIENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR  HER  REPRESENTATIVE  OR
 GUARDIAN,  WHO  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED FOR THE PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE
 DUTY NURSING, THE COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
 PRIVATE  DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER THAN
 A SPOUSE OF THE RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS  A  REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE.
 REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
 THIS SECTION SHALL BE AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
 SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01558-01-1


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