senate Bill S2520

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Temporarily exempts covered entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special needs plans

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2021 amend by restoring to original print 2520
Jan 26, 2021 amend and recommit to health
Jan 21, 2021 referred to health
Jan 26, 2021 print number 2520a

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S2520 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1671
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health
Laws Affected:
Add Part FFF §1-b, Chap 56 of 2020
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8948, A10960

S2520 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to temporarily exempting covered entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special needs plans.

S2520 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2520 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2520
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 21, 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 part FFF of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, amending the
   public health law relating to extending  and  enhancing  the  Medicaid
   drug  cap  and to reduce unnecessary pharmacy benefit manager costs to
   the Medicaid program, in relation  to  temporarily  exempting  covered
   entities  under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special
   needs plans
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Part  FFF of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, amending the
 public health law relating to extending and enhancing the Medicaid  drug
 cap  and  to  reduce  unnecessary  pharmacy benefit manager costs to the
 Medicaid program, is amended by adding a new  section  1-b  to  read  as
 follows:
   §  1-B.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION OF THIS PART OR OTHER LAW, NO
 ACTION SHALL BE TAKEN BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH OR THE DEPARTMENT OF
 HEALTH TO REMOVE THE PHARMACY BENEFIT  FROM  THE  MANAGED  CARE  BENEFIT
 PACKAGE UNDER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MEDICAID) BEFORE APRIL 1, 2024 FOR THE
 FOLLOWING  ENTITIES:  (A) AN ELIGIBLE PROVIDER UNDER SECTION 340B OF THE
 FEDERAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT AND (B) A  COMPREHENSIVE  HIV  SPECIAL
 NEEDS PLAN UNDER SECTION 4403-C OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04057-02-1


Co-Sponsors

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S2520A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1671
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health
Laws Affected:
Add Part FFF §1-b, Chap 56 of 2020
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8948, A10960

S2520A - Summary

Relates to temporarily exempting covered entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV special needs plans.

S2520A - Sponsor Memo

S2520A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2520--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  BENJAMIN,  GALLIVAN, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN,
   JACKSON, KENNEDY, PERSAUD, SALAZAR, SERRANO -- read twice and  ordered
   printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend part FFF of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, amending the
   public  health  law  relating  to extending and enhancing the Medicaid
   drug cap and to reduce unnecessary pharmacy benefit manager  costs  to
   the  Medicaid  program,  in  relation to temporarily exempting covered
   entities under the federal 340B program and comprehensive HIV  special
   needs plans
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Part FFF of chapter 56 of the laws of  2020,  amending  the
 public  health law relating to extending and enhancing the Medicaid drug
 cap and to reduce unnecessary pharmacy  benefit  manager  costs  to  the
 Medicaid  program,  is  amended  by  adding a new section 1-b to read as
 follows:
   § 1-B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS PART  OR  OTHER  LAW,  NO
 ACTION SHALL BE TAKEN BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH OR THE DEPARTMENT OF
 HEALTH  TO  REMOVE  THE  PHARMACY  BENEFIT FROM THE MANAGED CARE BENEFIT
 PACKAGE UNDER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MEDICAID) BEFORE APRIL 1, 2025 FOR THE
 FOLLOWING ENTITIES: (A) AN ELIGIBLE PROVIDER UNDER SECTION 340B  OF  THE
 FEDERAL  PUBLIC  HEALTH  SERVICE ACT AND (B) A COMPREHENSIVE HIV SPECIAL
 NEEDS PLAN UNDER SECTION 4403-C OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04057-03-1


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