senate Bill S7626

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing residents of assisted living programs to receive hospice services

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Current Bill Status Via A8006 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1222
substituted for s7626
May 24, 2022 substituted by a8006
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1222
May 03, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Dec 22, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S7626
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S7626
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

aye wr (3)
excused (1)

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S7626 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8006
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4012, Pub Health L; amd §461-l, Soc Serv L

S7626 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes residents of assisted living programs to receive hospice services; directs the commissioner of health to convene a workgroup of stakeholders to make recommendations as to coordination and division of services, responsibilities, and reimbursement of assisted living programs and hospice programs.

S7626 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7626 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7626
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
   relation  to  authorizing  residents  of  assisted  living programs to
   receive hospice services

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 4012 of the public health law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4. ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS SHALL BE PERMITTED TO RECEIVE HOSPICE SERVICES
 FROM A PROVIDER UNDER THIS ARTICLE WHILE  CONTINUING  TO  RESIDE  IN  AN
 ADULT  CARE  FACILITY  UNDER  TITLE  TWO  OF ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE SOCIAL
 SERVICES LAW AND ENROLLED IN THE ASSISTED LIVING  PROGRAM.  THE  COMMIS-
 SIONER  SHALL  MAKE REGULATIONS AND TAKE OTHER ACTIONS REASONABLY NECES-
 SARY AND APPROPRIATE TO IMPLEMENT THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section  461-l  of  the  social
 services  law  is  amended  by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read as
 follows:
   (IV) ELIGIBLE  INDIVIDUALS  SHALL  BE  PERMITTED  TO  RECEIVE  HOSPICE
 SERVICES  FROM  A  PROVIDER UNDER ARTICLE FORTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
 WHILE CONTINUING TO RESIDE IN AN ADULT CARE FACILITY  UNDER  THIS  TITLE
 AND ENROLLED IN THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE
 REGULATIONS  AND TAKE OTHER ACTIONS REASONABLY NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE
 TO IMPLEMENT THIS SUBPARAGRAPH.
   § 3. The commissioner of health shall convene  a  workgroup  including
 representatives  of  associations  representing assisted living programs
 and hospice programs, and other interested parties  as  appropriate,  to
 make  recommendations  as  to  coordination and division of services and
 responsibilities, and reimbursement, of  assisted  living  programs  and
 hospice  programs  under  subdivision  4  of  section 4012 of the public
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11724-01-1
 S. 7626                             2

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