senate Bill S7485A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes contingency management services for certain persons with substance use disorders

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2022 print number 7485a
Jan 11, 2022 amend and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
Oct 27, 2021 referred to rules

S7485 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8356
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Abuse
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19.03 & 19.17, Ment Hyg L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L

S7485 - Summary

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide contingency management services, including financial incentives, for persons with addiction disorders who abstain from substance abuse and comply with treatment objectives.

S7485 - Sponsor Memo

S7485 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7485
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law and the social services  law,  in
   relation  to  establishing contingency management services for certain
   persons with substance use disorders

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  19.03  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. "CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES" MEANS ADDICTION DISORDER SERVICES
 FOR PERSONS WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THAT PROVIDES INDIVIDUALS WITH
 A FINANCIAL INCENTIVE TO ABSTAIN  FROM  USING  OPIOIDS,  STIMULANTS,  OR
 OTHER  SUBSTANCES  BY  REWARDING SPECIFIED BEHAVIORS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
 LIMITED TO CONTINUED EVIDENCE OF NEGATIVE URINALYSIS AND OTHER  BEHAVIOR
 WHICH ADHERES TO TREATMENT GOALS.
   §  2.  Section  19.17 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision (h) to read as follows:
   (H) (1) THE OFFICE SHALL,  IN  COORDINATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
 HEALTH,  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  SOCIAL  SERVICES,  AND  THE NEW YORK STATE
 CONFERENCE OF LOCAL MENTAL HYGIENE DIRECTORS,  ESTABLISH  A  PROGRAM  TO
 PROVIDE CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE
 OF  SECTION  19.03  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  FOR  PERSONS ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL
 ASSISTANCE UNDER TITLE ELEVEN OF ARTICLE FIVE OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW
 WHO SUFFER FROM OR ARE RECOVERING FROM A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER.
   (2) EVERY LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNIT AS DEFINED IN SECTION 41.03 OF  THIS
 CHAPTER  SHALL  SUBMIT  A  PLAN  TO  THE OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION AND
 DELIVERY OF CONTINGENCY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE
 PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SECTION.
   (3)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  CONTRARY PROVISION OF LAW, BENEFITS PAID ON
 BEHALF OF AN INDIVIDUAL  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  BE
 CONSIDERED INCOME OR RESOURCES FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY DETERMINATIONS OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13325-01-1

S7485A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8356
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Abuse
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19.03 & 19.17, Ment Hyg L; amd §365-a, Soc Serv L

S7485A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide contingency management services, including financial incentives, for persons with addiction disorders who abstain from substance abuse and comply with treatment objectives.

S7485A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7485A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7485--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
   the  Committee  on  Alcoholism  and Substance Abuse in accordance with
   Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law and the social services law, in
   relation to establishing contingency management services  for  certain
   persons with substance use disorders
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 19.03 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3.   "CONTINGENCY   MANAGEMENT   SERVICES"  MEANS  ADDICTION  DISORDER
 SERVICES, INCLUDING DIGITAL  THERAPEUTICS  PRESCRIBED  BY  A  HEALTHCARE
 PROFESSIONAL,  FOR  PERSONS  WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THAT PROVIDES
 INDIVIDUALS WITH A FINANCIAL  INCENTIVE  OR  POSITIVE  REINFORCEMENT  TO
 ABSTAIN FROM SUBSTANCE USE, BY REWARDING SPECIFIED BEHAVIORS, INCLUDING,
 BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTINUED EVIDENCE OF NEGATIVE URINALYSIS, ENGAGEMENT
 IN TREATMENT, AND OTHER BEHAVIOR WHICH ADHERES TO TREATMENT GOALS.
   §  2.  Section  19.17 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision (h) to read as follows:
   (H) (1) THE OFFICE SHALL,  IN  COORDINATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
 HEALTH  AND THE NEW YORK STATE CONFERENCE OF LOCAL MENTAL HYGIENE DIREC-
 TORS, ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, AS
 DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE  OF  SECTION  19.03  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  FOR
 PERSONS  ELIGIBLE  FOR  MEDICAL ASSISTANCE UNDER TITLE ELEVEN OF ARTICLE
 FIVE OF  THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW  FOR  INDIVIDUALS  IN  RECOVERY  FOR
 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER.
   (2)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  CONTRARY  PROVISION  OF  LAW, INCENTIVES OR
 REWARDS FOR CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES RECEIVED  BY  AN  INDIVIDUAL
 PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED INCOME OR RESOURCES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13325-03-2

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