|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 23, 2021||referred to mental health|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 22, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 10, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 09, 2021||1st report cal.345|
|Jan 29, 2021||referred to mental health|
senate Bill S3476
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3476 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3476 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3476 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a workgroup to conduct analysis on the ambulatory patient group rates and commercial insurance rates for behavioral health services PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to ensure that mental health and substance use service providers have fiscally viable programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would require the commissioner of the Office of Mental Health(CMH) in collaboration with the commissioner of the Department of Health(DOH), and commissioner of the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to establish a workgroup that would consist of behavioral health providers and other relevant stakeholders.
S3476 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3476 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 29, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a workgroup to conduct analysis on the ambulatory patient group rates and commercial insurance rates for behavioral health services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows: (I) 1. THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, IN COLLAB- ORATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS ARE DIRECTED TO CONVENE AND JOINTLY CHAIR, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH A DESIGNEE OR DESIGNEES, A WORKGROUP, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE MEMBERSHIP THAT ENSURES ADEQUATE STATEWIDE GEOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION SELECTED WITH EQUAL CONTRIBUTIONS ON SUCH SELECTION FROM THE GOVERNOR, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND BE COMPRISED OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS: (I) PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENTING SUBSTANCE USE, MENTAL HEALTH, AND/OR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDERS; (II) REPRESEN- TATIVES FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENTING PROVIDERS OF PEER AND RECOVERY-BASED PROGRAMS AND SERVICES; (III) REPRESENTATIVES FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENTING MEDICATED ASSISTED TREATMENT PROVIDERS; (IV) REPRESENTATIVES FROM PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS REPRES- ENTING CHILDREN'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDERS; (V) REPRESENTATIVES FROM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATIONS; (VI) REPRESENTATIVES FROM ASSOCIATIONS REPRESENT- ING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSUMERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS; AND (VII) ANY ADDI- TIONAL STAKEHOLDER OR EXPERT THAT THE COMMISSIONERS DEEM NECESSARY. MEMBERS OF THE WORKGROUP SHALL SERVE WITHOUT COMPENSATION, BUT MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR ACTUAL COSTS INCURRED FOR PARTICIPATION ON SUCH WORK- GROUP. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02799-01-1
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