senate Bill S8806

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to reimbursement of certain transportation costs under medicaid

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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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

Votes

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May 17, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S8806
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S8806
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

excused (1)

S8806 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9944
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-h, Soc Serv L

S8806 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that transportation management brokers contracted with the department of health shall not have responsibility for services provided to enrollees of medicaid managed long term care plans or a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

S8806 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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