senate Bill S8861

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a specialized health home program to serve certain individuals with physical disabilities

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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May 23, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8861
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S8861
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S8861
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

excused (1)

S8861 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9293
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

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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