senate Bill S577

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the coverage of ostomy supplies in the child health plus program

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Current Bill Status Via A783 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1662
substituted for s577
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by a783
ordered to third reading cal.1662
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

S577 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A783
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2510, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6929, A10072
2015-2016: S7188, A1038
2017-2018: S1400, A1509
2019-2020: S5689, A548

S577 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the coverage of ostomy supplies in the child health plus program.

S577 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S577 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    577
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to coverage of ostomy
   supplies in the child health plus program

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 7 of section 2510 of the public health law, as
 amended by chapter 428 of the laws  of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   7.  "Covered  health care services" means: the services of physicians,
 optometrists, nurses, nurse practitioners, midwives  and  other  related
 professional  personnel  which  are  provided  on  an  outpatient basis,
 including routine well-child visits; diagnosis and treatment of  illness
 and injury; inpatient health care services; laboratory tests; diagnostic
 x-rays;  prescription  and  non-prescription  drugs, OSTOMY SUPPLIES and
 durable medical equipment; radiation therapy;  chemotherapy;  hemodialy-
 sis;  outpatient blood clotting factor products and other treatments and
 services furnished in connection with the care of hemophilia  and  other
 blood  clotting  protein  deficiencies; emergency room services; hospice
 services; emergency,  preventive  and  routine  dental  care,  including
 medically necessary orthodontia but excluding cosmetic surgery; emergen-
 cy, preventive and routine vision care, including eyeglasses; speech and
 hearing  services;  and, inpatient and outpatient mental health, alcohol
 and substance abuse services as defined by the commissioner in consulta-
 tion with the superintendent. "Covered health care services"  shall  not
 include  drugs,  procedures  and  supplies for the treatment of erectile
 dysfunction when provided to, or prescribed for use by, a person who  is
 required  to register as a sex offender pursuant to article six-C of the
 correction law, provided that any denial  of  coverage  of  such  drugs,
 procedures  or  supplies  shall  provide  the  patient with the means of
 obtaining additional information concerning  both  the  denial  and  the
 means of challenging such denial.

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