senate Bill S5676

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to a review of reimbursement adequacy for early intervention services

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 vetoed memo.74
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.599
substituted for a6579
May 16, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.901
Jan 05, 2022 referred to disabilities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 01, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.813
Mar 16, 2021 referred to disabilities

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Disabilities committee Vote

S5676
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

Apr 27, 2021 - Disabilities committee Vote

S5676
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

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S5676 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6579
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2559-c, Pub Health L

S5676 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to do a comprehensive assessment of the existing methodology used to determine payment for early intervention screenings, evaluations, services and service coordination; directs recommendations on reimbursement methodology as well as needs under the program.

S5676 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5676 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5676
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  a  review  and
   recommendations  of  reimbursement adequacy and other matters relating
   to early intervention

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 2559-c to read as follows:
   § 2559-C. EARLY INTERVENTION RATE ADEQUACY REVIEW. 1. THE COMMISSIONER
 SHALL REVIEW THE RATES OF REIMBURSEMENT MADE THROUGH  THE  EARLY  INTER-
 VENTION PROGRAM FOR RATE ADEQUACY. THE REVIEW SHALL INCLUDE:
   (A)  A  COMPREHENSIVE  ASSESSMENT  OF THE EXISTING METHODOLOGY USED TO
 DETERMINE  PAYMENT  FOR  EARLY  INTERVENTION  SCREENINGS,   EVALUATIONS,
 SERVICES AND SERVICE COORDINATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
   (I)  ANALYSIS  OF EARLY INTERVENTION RULES, REGULATIONS, AND POLICIES,
 INCLUDING POLICIES, PROCESSES, AND REVENUE SOURCES;
   (II) ANALYSIS OF COSTS TO PROVIDERS PARTICIPATING IN THE EARLY  INTER-
 VENTION  PROGRAM,  INCLUDING TIME AND COST OF TRAVEL, SERVICE PROVISION,
 AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES; AND
   (III) ANALYSIS BY DISCIPLINE AND LABOR REGION  OF  SALARY  LEVELS  FOR
 INDIVIDUALS PROVIDING EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES COMPARED TO THE SALARY
 LEVELS FOR INDIVIDUALS IN THE SAME DISCIPLINES AND LABOR REGIONS PROVID-
 ING SERVICES OTHER THAN IN THE EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM;
   (B)  RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MAINTAINING OR CHANGING REIMBURSEMENT METHOD-
 OLOGIES. RECOMMENDATIONS UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE  CONSISTENT  WITH
 FEDERAL LAW AND SHALL INCLUDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPROPRIATE CHANGES IN
 STATE  LAW AND REGULATIONS. THE RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL CONSIDER APPROPRI-
 ATE PAYMENT METHODOLOGIES AND RATES FOR IN-PERSON AND  TELEHEALTH  EARLY
 INTERVENTION  EVALUATIONS  AND  SERVICES  TO  ADDRESS BARRIERS IN TIMELY
 SERVICE PROVISION AS WELL AS RACIAL  AND  SOCIOECONOMIC  DISPARITIES  IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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