Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 24, 2023||
delivered to governor
|Mar 13, 2023||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.54
substituted for a4015
|Feb 07, 2023||
referred to health
delivered to assembly
|Jan 17, 2023||
ordered to third reading cal.99
|Jan 11, 2023||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S1331Signed By Governor
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S1331 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1331 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1331 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN-SIGAL TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to synchronization of multiple prescriptions; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the social services law relating to synchronization of multiple prescriptions, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 431-A and A. 187, in relation to the effectiveness thereof PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2022, c838, relating to synchronization of multiple prescriptions. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Underlying legislation as proposed in bill numbers S.431-A (Hoyl- man)/A.187 (Gottfried) allows Pharmacists to synchronize the dispensing of multiple prescriptions for Medicaid recipients by reimbursing for partial fills.
2023-S1331 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1331 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to synchronization of multiple prescriptions; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the social services law relating to synchronization of multi- ple prescriptions, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 431-A and A. 187, in relation to the effectiveness thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (i) of subdivision 9 of section 367-a of the social services law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the social services law relating to synchronization of multiple prescriptions, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 431-A and A. 187, is amended to read as follows: (i)(i) The department of health shall establish a program for synchro- nization of medications. UNDER THE SYNCHRONIZATION PROGRAM, A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PRESCRIBE A REFILL OF ONE OR MORE OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICATIONS FOR A SHORTER PERIOD THAN WOULD ORDINARILY BE PROVIDED, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SYNCHRONIZING REFILL DATES OF ONE OR MORE OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICATIONS SUBJECT TO THE SYNCHRONIZATION when it is agreed among the recipient, [a provider] THE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER and a pharmacist that synchronization of multiple prescriptions for the treat- ment of a chronic illness is in the best interest of the patient for the management or treatment of a chronic illness provided that the FOLLOWING APPLY TO SUCH medications: (A) are covered by the department of health pursuant to this title; (B) are used for treatment and management of A chronic [conditions] ILLNESS that are subject to refills; (C) are not a schedule II controlled substance, nor a schedule III controlled substance that contains hydrocodone OR OTHER OPIOID MEDICA- TION AS SCHEDULED IN SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04021-01-3
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