senate Bill S8157

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing certain access to non-invasive prenatal testing under medicaid

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8604 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 approval memo.32
signed chap.650
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1774
substituted for s8157
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a8604
ordered to third reading cal.1774
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 26, 2022 referred to health

S8157 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8604
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-k, Soc Serv L

S8157 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that coverage and access to non-invasive prenatal testing under medicaid shall not be limited based upon the age of the pregnant patient.

S8157 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8157 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8157
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  CLEARE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the social  services  law,  in  relation  to  increasing
   access to non-invasive prenatal testing under medicaid
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 365-k of the social services  law,
 as  added  by  chapter  484  of  the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. (A) The commissioner shall establish standards and  guidelines  for
 the  provision  of  prenatal  care services under the medical assistance
 program. In establishing such standards and guidelines, the commissioner
 shall consider generally accepted standards  of  professional  practice,
 including,  but not limited to, standards issued by the American College
 of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American  Academy  of  Pedia-
 trics,  and  shall consult with prenatal care providers and other inter-
 ested parties.
   (B) THE STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED UNDER  THIS  SECTION  FOR
 PROVIDING NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING SHALL NOT LIMIT AVAILABILITY AND
 COVERAGE FOR A TEST BASED ON THE AGE OF THE PREGNANT PATIENT, UNLESS THE
 LIMIT  IS  EXPLICITLY  CALLED FOR BY THE GENERALLY ACCEPTED STANDARDS OF
 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first day  of  April  after  it
 shall  have  become  a  law.  Effective immediately, the commissioner of
 health shall make regulations, establish standards and  guidelines,  and
 take  other  actions  reasonably necessary to implement this act on that
 date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13583-01-1


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