Senate Bill S506

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S506 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6975
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-p, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6054, A8916
2019-2020: S3339, A3415
2021-2022: S238, A4073

2023-S506 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

2023-S506 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S506 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    506
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. THOMAS, MAY -- 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 enacting Vincent
   Scheppa's law authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of  in-home
   private  duty nursing services to a recipient of medical assistance by
   a relative who is a registered professional nurse
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known  and may be cited as "Vincent
 Scheppa's law".
   § 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section  365-p
 to read as follows:
   §  365-P.  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY NURSING SERVICES BY THE
 RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
 BY A RECIPIENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR  HER  REPRESENTATIVE  OR
 GUARDIAN,  WHO  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED FOR THE PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE
 DUTY NURSING, THE COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
 PRIVATE  DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER THAN
 A SPOUSE OF THE RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS  A  REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE.
 REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
 THIS SECTION SHALL BE AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
 SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01854-02-3



              

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