|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 31, 2022||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|May 23, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.1460|
|May 17, 2022||reported and committed to rules|
|May 11, 2022||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 25, 2022||referred to health|
senate Bill S8861
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8861 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Social Services Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §365-l, Soc Serv L
S8861 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes a specialized health home program to serve certain individuals with physical disabilities who are Medicaid eligible adults eighteen years of age or older with a diagnosis of a neurological, muscular, or neuromuscular condition, and a mobility impairment; provides that a specialized health home shall be reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis and shall receive enhanced rates of payment; makes related provisions.
S8861 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8861 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to a specialized health home program to serve certain individuals with physical disabili- ties PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a specialized health home program serving adults with phys- ical disabilities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Social Services Law section 365-1 by adding a new subdivision 2-e, which establishes a specialized health home program to serve Medicaid-eligible adults with physical disabilities. Section 2 provides for the effective date.
S8861 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8861 I N S E N A T E April 25, 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 a specialized health home program to serve certain individuals with physical disa- bilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 365-l of the social services law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-e to read as follows: 2-E. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A SPECIALIZED HEALTH HOME PROGRAM TO SERVE INDIVIDUALS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES WHO ARE MEDICAID ELIGIBLE ADULTS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF A NEUROLOGICAL, MUSCULAR, OR NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION, AND A MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT. A SPECIALIZED HEALTH HOME SHALL BE REIMBURSED ON A FEE-FOR- SERVICE BASIS AND SHALL RECEIVE ENHANCED RATES OF PAYMENT ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL WAIVERS OR STATE PLAN AMENDMENTS IF SUCH ACTION WOULD BE NECESSARY TO ASSIST IN PROMOTING THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS SUBDIVISION. SPECIALIZED HEALTH HOMES RECEIVING FUNDS UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVE USE OF FUNDS DISTRIBUTED HEREIN. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR OPERATION OF A SPECIAL- IZED HEALTH HOME, INCLUDING REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS SUBDIVISION. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the commissioner of health shall make regulations and take all 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. LBD14675-01-2
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