Senate Bill S2237B

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Provides for coverage for certain individuals under the 1332 state innovation program

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S2237 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3020
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §369-ii, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3900, A5974
2021-2022: S1572, A880

2023-S2237 - Summary

Provides for coverage for certain individuals under the 1332 state innovation program.

2023-S2237 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2237 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2237
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA, BRESLIN, BRISPORT, BROUK, CLEARE, COMRIE,
   COONEY, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HINCHEY,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  JACK-
   SON,  KAVANAGH,  KENNEDY,  LIU,  MAY,  MAYER,  MYRIE, PARKER, PERSAUD,
   RAMOS, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, STAVISKY  --  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 coverage for
   health care services under the basic health  program  for  individuals
   whose  immigration  status  renders  him or her ineligible for federal
   financial participation
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  369-gg  of the social services law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A. ALTERNATE ELIGIBILITY. A PERSON SHALL ALSO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE
 COVERAGE FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES UNDER THIS TITLE,  WITHOUT  REGARD  TO
 FEDERAL  FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION, IF HE OR SHE IS A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK
 STATE, HAS HOUSEHOLD INCOME BELOW  TWO  HUNDRED  FIFTY  PERCENT  OF  THE
 FEDERAL  POVERTY  LINE  AS  DEFINED  AND  ANNUALLY REVISED BY THE UNITED
 STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR A  HOUSEHOLD  OF  THE
 SAME  SIZE, AND IS INELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION IN THE
 BASIC HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTION 18051 ON THE BASIS OF IMMI-
 GRATION STATUS, BUT OTHERWISE  MEETS  THE  ELIGIBILITY  REQUIREMENTS  IN
 PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   §  2.  Within  ninety  days of the effective date of this section, the
 commissioner of health shall apply for any  and  all  necessary  waivers
 and/or  approvals for utilizing monies in the basic health program trust
 fund established pursuant section 97-oooo of the state finance law, or a
 pass-through fund for the purposes of  implementing  and  operating  the
 basic health plan for individuals made eligible for coverage pursuant to
 subdivision 3-a of section 369-gg of the social services law. Within ten
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04552-01-3
              

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2023-S2237A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3020
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §369-ii, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3900, A5974
2021-2022: S1572, A880

2023-S2237A - Summary

Provides for coverage for certain individuals under the 1332 state innovation program.

2023-S2237A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2237A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2237--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  BRESLIN,  BRISPORT,  BROUK, CHU, CLEARE,
   COMRIE, COONEY, FERNANDEZ, GIANARIS,  GONZALEZ,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,
   HINCHEY,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY, LIU, MAY, MAYER,
   MYRIE, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SANDERS,  SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,
   STAVISKY,  THOMAS,  WEBB  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
   bly from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in  relation  to  coverage  for
   certain individuals under the 1332 state innovation program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 369-ii of the social  services  law,  as  added  by
 section  3  of  part  H of chapter 57 of the laws of 2023, is amended to
 read as follows:
   § 369-ii. 1332 state innovation program. 1. Authorization.    Notwith-
 standing  section  three hundred sixty-nine-gg of this title, subject to
 federal approval, if it is in the financial interest of the state to  do
 so,  the  commissioner of health is authorized, with the approval of the
 director of the budget, to establish a  1332  state  innovation  program
 pursuant  to  section 1332 of the patient protection and affordable care
 act (P.L. 111-148) and subdivision twenty-five of  section  two  hundred
 sixty-eight-c  of  the  public  health law. The commissioner of health's
 authority pursuant to this section  is  contingent  upon  obtaining  and
 maintaining  all  necessary  approvals  from the secretary of health and
 human services and the secretary of the treasury based on an application
 for a waiver for state innovation.  The  commissioner  of  health  [may]
 SHALL take all actions necessary to obtain such approvals.
   2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04552-02-3
 S. 2237--A                          2
              

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2023-S2237B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3020
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §369-ii, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3900, A5974
2021-2022: S1572, A880

2023-S2237B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for coverage for certain individuals under the 1332 state innovation program.

2023-S2237B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2237B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2237--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  BAILEY,  BRESLIN,  BRISPORT, BROUK, CHU,
   CLEARE, COMRIE,  COONEY,  FERNANDEZ,  GIANARIS,  GONZALEZ,  GOUNARDES,
   HARCKHAM, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN-SIGAL, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY, KRUEGER,
   LIU,  MAY,  MAYER,  MYRIE,  PARKER,  PERSAUD, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SANDERS,
   SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, STAVISKY, THOMAS, WEBB -- read twice  and  ordered
   printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
   -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
   tee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
   to the Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the social services law, in relation to coverage for
   certain individuals under the 1332 state innovation program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  369-ii  of  the social services law, as added by
 section 3 of part H of chapter 57 of the laws of  2023,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   §  369-ii.  1332 state innovation program. 1. Authorization.  Notwith-
 standing section three hundred sixty-nine-gg of this title,  subject  to
 federal  approval, if it is in the financial interest of the state to do
 so, the commissioner of health is authorized, with the approval  of  the
 director  of  the  budget,  to establish a 1332 state innovation program
 pursuant to section 1332 of the patient protection and  affordable  care
 act  (P.L.  111-148)  and subdivision twenty-five of section two hundred
 sixty-eight-c of the public health law.  The  commissioner  of  health's
 authority  pursuant  to  this  section  is contingent upon obtaining and
 maintaining all necessary approvals from the  secretary  of  health  and
 human services and the secretary of the treasury based on an application
 for  a  waiver  for  state  innovation. The commissioner of health [may]
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04552-06-3
              

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