senate Bill S7910A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to reimbursement for non-medical transportation for individuals with a substance use disorder to receive services from a peer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 7910a
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.549
Jan 19, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S7910
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

S7910 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9295
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.18-d, Ment Hyg L

S7910 - Summary

Relates to reimbursement for non-medical transportation for individuals with a substance use disorder to receive services from a peer.

S7910 - Sponsor Memo

S7910 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7910
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reimbursement for
   peer  and transportation services for individuals with a substance use
   disorder
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
 19.18-d to read as follows:
 § 19.18-D REIMBURSEMENT FOR PEER AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
   THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR PEER  SERVICES  AND
 TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES PROVIDED IN SETTINGS, THAT ARE NOT CERTIFIED BY
 THE OFFICE, FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER DIAGNOSIS.  AS
 PART  OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUCH RATES, THE OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION WITH
 THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, SHALL PURSUE FEDERAL  MEDICAID  PARTICIPATION.
 THE  OFFICE SHALL ALSO CONSIDER THE USE OF ANY FEDERAL GRANTS, INCLUDING
 STATE OPIOID RESPONSE GRANTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION
 AND TREATMENT BLOCK GRANTS AND OPIOID  LITIGATION  SETTLEMENT  FUNDS  TO
 SUPPORT  SUCH  REIMBURSEMENT.  SUCH  REIMBURSEMENT RATES SHALL BE ESTAB-
 LISHED BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13389-02-2


S7910A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9295
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.18-d, Ment Hyg L

S7910A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reimbursement for non-medical transportation for individuals with a substance use disorder to receive services from a peer.

S7910A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7910A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7910--A
     Cal. No. 549
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reimbursement for
   non-medical transportation for individuals with a substance use disor-
   der to receive services from a peer
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
 19.18-d to read as follows:
 § 19.18-D REIMBURSEMENT FOR PEER AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
   THE  OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR NON-MEDICAL TRANS-
 PORTATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH  A  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER  TO  RECEIVE
 SERVICES  FROM  A PEER CERTIFIED BY THE OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND
 SUPPORTS. AS PART OF THE DEVELOPMENT  OF  SUCH  RATES,  THE  OFFICE,  IN
 CONSULTATION  WITH  THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, SHALL PURSUE FEDERAL MEDI-
 CAID PARTICIPATION AND REIMBURSEMENT.   THE OFFICE SHALL  ALSO  CONSIDER
 THE  USE  OF  ANY FEDERAL GRANTS, INCLUDING STATE OPIOID RESPONSE GRANTS
 AND SUPPLEMENTAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT BLOCK  GRANTS,
 TO  SUPPORT SUCH REIMBURSEMENT. SUCH REIMBURSEMENT RATES SHALL BE ESTAB-
 LISHED BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13389-04-2


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