senate Bill S2507A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 print number 2507a
Feb 24, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 20, 2021 referred to finance

S2507 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2507 - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; extends the medical global cap (Part A); relates to preferred drug program prior authorization (Part B); relates to community health centers (Part C) (view more) reduces the hospital capital rate add-on (Part D); adjusts worker recruitment and retention funding (Part E); enacts comprehensive telehealth reforms; directs the creation of an interstate licensure program for physicians in states contiguous with NYS; requires insurers to incorporate adequate telehealth coverage into their network (Part F); establishes a medical respite program to offer a lower-intensity care setting for individuals who would otherwise require a hospital stay or lack safe options for discharge and recovery (Part G); eliminates consumer-paid premium payments in the basic health program (Part H); relates to federal waiver authorization for the New York state of health, the official health plan marketplace (Part I); relates to the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers (Part J); restructures and extends the physicians medical malpractice program (Part K); relates to the general public health work program in the city of New York (Part L); relates to discontinuing the empire clinical research investigator program, the spinal cord injury research board and the empire state stem cell board (Part M); eliminates certain exemptions from electronic prescribing requirements (Part N); repeals the enhanced quality of adult living program; repeals provisions of law requiring the department of health audit hospital working hours; repeals provisions relating to provision of operating subsidies to certain public operated adult care facilities (Part O); relates to the duties of pharmacists (Part P); relates to the state's physician profiles and enhancing the ability of the department of education to investigate, discipline, and monitor licensed physicians, physician assistants, and specialist assistants (Part Q); relates to a change of sex designation or gender designation; updates the publication requirement following a name change on a birth certificate; provides for the sealing of sex designation papers; makes related provisions (Part R); relates to extending certain provisions relating to reimbursements and payments for health care costs (Part S); extends provisions permitting the director of a mental health facility to place funds of a person receiving services, in excess of the appropriate eligibility level for government benefits, into a qualifying Medicaid exception trust (Part T); extends sections relating to the availability of temporary operators to 2026 (Part U); extends the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs to 2024 (Part V); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees and creating the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account relating to extending such provisions relating thereto (Part W); authorizes the office of mental health to redesign certain facilities and programs and to implement service reductions to ensure the cost effective and efficient operation of such facilities (Part X); relates to the scope of responsibilities of the office of addiction services and supports and defines addiction professional (Part Y); imposes sanctions due to a provider's failure to comply with the terms of their operating certificate or applicable law and charges an application processing fee for the issuance of operation certificates (Part Z); relates to crisis stabilization services (Subpart A); relates to Kendra's law and assisted outpatient treatment (Subpart B); relates to involuntary commitment (Subpart C) (Part AA); establishes the New York state institute for basic research in developmental disabilities (Part BB); creates the office of addiction and mental health services; transfers the functions and powers possessed by and all of the obligations and duties of the office of mental health and the office of addiction services and supports as established pursuant to the mental hygiene law and other laws, to the office of addiction and mental health services; makes related provisions (Part CC); authorizes the commissioners of the department of health, the office of mental health, and the office of addiction services and support to jointly establish a single set of licensing standards and requirements for the construction, operation, reporting and surveillance of comprehensive outpatient services centers; makes related provisions (Part DD); repeals the requirement that the justice center administer an adult home and residence for the adult resident advocacy program (Part EE); amends the public health law, in relation to reimbursement from the Medical Indemnity Fund (Part FF); amends the public health law and the social services law, in relation to improving the safety and quality of nursing homes in New York state; amends part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013 amending the public health law relating to the general public health work program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part GG); and amends the executive law, in relation to the composition of the developmental disabilities planning council (Part HH).

S2507 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 2507                                                  A. 3007
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
   cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
   article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Ways and Means

 AN  ACT  to amend part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, amending the
   public health law and other  laws  relating  to  known  and  projected
   department  of health state fund Medicaid expenditures, in relation to
   extending the Medicaid global  cap  (Part  A);  to  amend  the  social
   services law, in relation to copayments for drugs; to amend the public
   health  law, in relation to prescriber prevails; and to repeal certain
   provisions of the social services law relating to coverage for certain
   prescription drugs (Part B);  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
   relation  to  community  health  centers (Part C); to amend the public
   health law, in relation to reducing the hospital capital  rate  add-on
   (Part D); to amend the public health law, in relation to adjusting the
   worker recruitment and retention funding (Part E); to amend the public
   health  law,  the  education law and the insurance law, in relation to
   comprehensive telehealth reforms (Part F); to amend the public  health
   law,  in relation to authorizing the implementation of medical respite
   pilot programs (Part G); to amend the social services law, in relation
   to eliminating consumer-paid premium  payments  in  the  basic  health
   program  (Part  H);  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to
   federal waiver authorization for the NY State of Health, the  official
   Health  Plan  Marketplace  (Part  I);  to  amend the insurance law, in
   relation to the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers  (Part  J);  to
   amend  chapter 266 of the laws of 1986 amending the civil practice law
   and rules and other laws  relating  to  malpractice  and  professional
   medical conduct, in relation to restructuring and extending the physi-
   cians  medical  malpractice  program; to amend part J of chapter 63 of
   the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws  of  1986,  amending
   the  civil  practice law and rules and other laws relating to malprac-
   tice and professional medical conduct, relating to  the  effectiveness
   of  certain  provisions  of  such  chapter,  in  relation to extending
   certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool;  and
 

S2507A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3007
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S2507A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year; extends the medical global cap (Part A); relates to preferred drug program prior authorization (Part B); relates to community health centers (Part C) (view more) reduces the hospital capital rate add-on (Part D); adjusts worker recruitment and retention funding (Part E); enacts comprehensive telehealth reforms; directs the creation of an interstate licensure program for physicians in states contiguous with NYS; requires insurers to incorporate adequate telehealth coverage into their network (Part F); establishes a medical respite program to offer a lower-intensity care setting for individuals who would otherwise require a hospital stay or lack safe options for discharge and recovery (Part G); eliminates consumer-paid premium payments in the basic health program (Part H); relates to federal waiver authorization for the New York state of health, the official health plan marketplace (Part I); relates to the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers (Part J); restructures and extends the physicians medical malpractice program (Part K); relates to the general public health work program in the city of New York (Part L); relates to discontinuing the empire clinical research investigator program, the spinal cord injury research board and the empire state stem cell board (Part M); eliminates certain exemptions from electronic prescribing requirements (Part N); repeals the enhanced quality of adult living program; repeals provisions of law requiring the department of health audit hospital working hours; repeals provisions relating to provision of operating subsidies to certain public operated adult care facilities (Part O); relates to the duties of pharmacists (Part P); relates to the state's physician profiles and enhancing the ability of the department of education to investigate, discipline, and monitor licensed physicians, physician assistants, and specialist assistants (Part Q); relates to a change of sex designation or gender designation; updates the publication requirement following a name change on a birth certificate; provides for the sealing of sex designation papers; makes related provisions (Part R); relates to extending certain provisions relating to reimbursements and payments for health care costs (Part S); extends provisions permitting the director of a mental health facility to place funds of a person receiving services, in excess of the appropriate eligibility level for government benefits, into a qualifying Medicaid exception trust (Part T); extends sections relating to the availability of temporary operators to 2026 (Part U); extends the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs to 2024 (Part V); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees and creating the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account relating to extending such provisions relating thereto (Part W); authorizes the office of mental health to redesign certain facilities and programs and to implement service reductions to ensure the cost effective and efficient operation of such facilities (Part X); relates to the scope of responsibilities of the office of addiction services and supports and defines addiction professional (Part Y); imposes sanctions due to a provider's failure to comply with the terms of their operating certificate or applicable law and charges an application processing fee for the issuance of operation certificates (Part Z); relates to crisis stabilization services (Subpart A); relates to Kendra's law and assisted outpatient treatment (Subpart B); relates to involuntary commitment (Subpart C) (Part AA); establishes the New York state institute for basic research in developmental disabilities (Part BB); creates the office of addiction and mental health services; transfers the functions and powers possessed by and all of the obligations and duties of the office of mental health and the office of addiction services and supports as established pursuant to the mental hygiene law and other laws, to the office of addiction and mental health services; makes related provisions (Part CC); authorizes the commissioners of the department of health, the office of mental health, and the office of addiction services and support to jointly establish a single set of licensing standards and requirements for the construction, operation, reporting and surveillance of comprehensive outpatient services centers; makes related provisions (Part DD); repeals the requirement that the justice center administer an adult home and residence for the adult resident advocacy program (Part EE); amends the public health law, in relation to reimbursement from the Medical Indemnity Fund (Part FF); amends the public health law and the social services law, in relation to improving the safety and quality of nursing homes in New York state; amends part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013 amending the public health law relating to the general public health work program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part GG); and amends the executive law, in relation to the composition of the developmental disabilities planning council (Part HH).

S2507A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 2507--A                                            A. 3007--A
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
   cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
   when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 IN ASSEMBLY -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted  by  the  Governor  pursuant  to
   article  seven  of  the  Constitution -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, amending the
   public health law and other  laws  relating  to  known  and  projected
   department  of health state fund Medicaid expenditures, in relation to
   extending the Medicaid global  cap  (Part  A);  to  amend  the  social
   services law, in relation to copayments for drugs; to amend the public
   health  law, in relation to prescriber prevails; and to repeal certain
   provisions of the social services law relating to coverage for certain
   prescription drugs (Part B);  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
   relation  to  community  health  centers (Part C); to amend the public
   health law, in relation to reducing the hospital capital  rate  add-on
   (Part D); to amend the public health law, in relation to adjusting the
   worker recruitment and retention funding (Part E); to amend the public
   health  law,  the  education law and the insurance law, in relation to
   comprehensive telehealth reforms (Part F); to amend the public  health
   law,  in relation to authorizing the implementation of medical respite
   pilot programs (Part G); to amend the social services law, in relation
   to eliminating consumer-paid premium  payments  in  the  basic  health
   program  (Part  H);  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to
   federal waiver authorization for the NY State of Health, the  official
   Health  Plan  Marketplace  (Part  I);  to  amend the insurance law, in
   relation to the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers  (Part  J);  to
   amend  chapter 266 of the laws of 1986 amending the civil practice law
   and rules and other laws  relating  to  malpractice  and  professional
   medical conduct, in relation to restructuring and extending the physi-
   cians  medical  malpractice  program; to amend part J of chapter 63 of
   the laws of 2001 amending chapter 266 of the laws  of  1986,  amending
   the  civil  practice law and rules and other laws relating to malprac-
 

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