Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 09, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S5625
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S5625 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S5625 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5625 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law and the public health law, in relation to Medicaid expanding coverage for pregnant and postpartum individuals and their children, establishing a health expense account program for pregnant and postpartum individuals, and requiring the creation of informative pamphlets on maternal depression PURPOSE: Expands the Medicaid coverage period for pregnant women eligible for medical assistance. Expands the Medicaid coverage period for a child born to a woman eligi- ble for and receiving medical assistance on the date of the child's birth. Expands the definition of medical assistance for pregnant and postpartum individuals to include all pregnancy-related and postpartum services.
2023-S5625 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5625 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 9, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the social services law and the public health law, in relation to Medicaid expanding coverage for pregnant and postpartum individuals and their children, establishing a health expense account program for pregnant and postpartum individuals, and requiring the creation of informative pamphlets on maternal depression THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 366 of the social services law, as amended by section 3 of part CCC of chapter 56 of the laws of 2022, is amended to read as follows: (1) A pregnant [woman] OR POSTPARTUM INDIVIDUAL eligible for medical assistance under subparagraph two or four of paragraph (b) of subdivi- sion one of this section on any day of [her] THEIR pregnancy will continue to be eligible for such care and services for a period of [one year] TWO YEARS beginning on the last day of pregnancy, without regard to any change in the income of the family that includes the pregnant [woman] OR POSTPARTUM INDIVIDUAL, even if such change otherwise would have rendered [her] THEM ineligible for medical assistance. § 2. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 366 of the social services law, as added by section 2 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (2) A child born to [a woman] AN INDIVIDUAL eligible for and receiving medical assistance on the date of the child's birth shall be deemed to have applied for medical assistance and to have been found eligible for such assistance on the date of such birth and to remain eligible for such assistance for a period of [one year, so long as the child is a member of the woman's household and the woman remains eligible for such assistance or would remain eligible for such assistance if she were pregnant] TWO YEARS, WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY CHANGE IN THE INCOME OF THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07274-02-3
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