|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 17, 2022||reported and committed to rules|
|May 03, 2022||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 19, 2022||referred to health|
senate Bill S8806
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8806 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8806 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8806 Revised 4/26/2022 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to reimbursement of transportation costs for certain enrollees under Medicaid PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To carve the managed long-term care (MLTC) non-emergency transportation (NEMT) benefit back into MLTC. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 exempts MLTC enrollee non-emergency transportation from the new transportation broker otherwise authorized to handle Medicaid non- emergency transportation. Section 2 provides for the effective date.
S8806 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8806 I N S E N A T E April 19, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 reimbursement of transportation costs for certain enrollees under Medicaid THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (vi) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 365-h of the social services law, as added by section 2 of part LL of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows: (vi) [Responsibility] THE BROKER AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT HAVE RESPONSIBILITY for transportation services provided or arranged for enrollees of managed long term care plans issued certificates of authority under section forty-four hundred three-f of the public health law, [not including] NOR a program designated as a Program of All-Inclu- sive Care for the Elderly (PACE) as authorized by Federal Public law 1053-33, subtitle I of title IV of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997[, and, at the commissioner's discretion, other plans that integrate bene- fits for dually eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries based on a demonstration by the plan that inclusion of transportation within the benefit package will result in cost efficiencies and quality improve- ment, shall be transferred to a transportation management broker that has a contract with the commissioner in accordance with this paragraph]. Providers of adult day health care may elect to, but shall not be required to, use the services of the transportation management broker. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the amend- ments to subdivision 4 of section 365-h of the social services law shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of such section pursuant to subdivision (a) of section 40 of part B of chapter 109 of the laws of 2010, as amended, and shall be deemed to expire therewith. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15341-01-2
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