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A09205 Summary:

BILL NO    A09205 

SAME AS    SAME AS UNI. S06914

SPONSOR    Budget

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd Various Laws, generally

Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the
state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2014-2015 state fiscal year;
relates to prenatal clinical health care services; simplifies consent for HIV
testing; relates to authorization for data sharing with providers for purposes
of patient linkage and retention in care; relates to biennial reports for the
control of malignant diseases; relates to the breast cancer research and
education fund; relates to the cancer detection and education program advisory
council; relates to a distinctive "drive for the cure" license plate; relates
to the gift for prostate and testicular research and education; relates to the
capital restructuring financing program; relates to delivery system reform
incentive payments; relates to eligible applicants for the Medicaid redesign
team initiatives; relates to the Alzheimer's disease assistance fund; relates
to participating borrowers; relates to program eligibility for catastrophic
coverage; relates to the primary care service corps practitioner loan repayment
program; relates to evaluating the state's health information technology
infrastructure and systems; relates to the establishment of certain free
standing clinics, outpatient health care facilities and ambulatory health care
centers in the county of Bronx; relates to payments submitted by early
intervention providers to certain third party payors; amends the public health
law and the insurance law, in relation to safe patient handling; relates to
review of criminal history information concerning prospective employees;
relates to the provision of contact information relating to long term care;
relates to the operation of the New York State donate life registry; relates to
streamlining the application process for adult care facilities and assisted
living residences; relates to the long term home health care program; relates
to resident working audits; amends chapter 58 of the laws of 2008 amending the
elder law and other laws relating to reimbursement to particular provider
pharmacies and prescription drug coverage, in relation to the effectiveness
thereof; repeals certain provisions of the public health law and the state
finance law relating thereto (Part A); amends the New York Health Care Reform
Act of 1996, in relation to extending certain provisions relating thereto;
amends the New York Health Care Reform Act of 2000, in relation to extending
the effectiveness of provisions thereof; amends the public health law, in
relation to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical
education; amends chapter 62 of the laws of 2003 amending the general business
law and other laws relating to enacting major components necessary to implement
the state fiscal plan for the 2003-04 state fiscal year, in relation to the
deposit of certain funds; amends the public health law, in relation to health
care initiative pool distributions; amends the social services law, in relation
to extending payment provisions for general hospitals; amends chapter 600 of
the laws of 1986 amending the public health law relating to the development of
pilot reimbursement programs for ambulatory care services, in relation to the
effectiveness of such chapter; amends chapter 520 of the laws of 1978 relating
to providing for a comprehensive survey of health care financing, education and
illness prevention and creating councils for the conduct thereof, in relation
to extending the effectiveness of portions thereof; amends the public health
law, in relation to extending access to community health care services in rural
areas; amends the public health law, in relation to rates of payment for
personal care service providers; amends the public health law, in relation to
the assessment on covered lives; amends the public health law, in relation to
the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment centers indigent care program;
amends the public health law, in relation to general hospital indigent pool and
general hospital inpatient reimbursement rates; amends chapter 266 of the laws
of 1986 amending the civil practice law and rules and other laws relating to
malpractice and professional medical conduct, in relation to extending the
applicability of certain provisions thereof; amends chapter 63 of the laws of
2001 amending chapter 20 of the laws of 2001 amending the military law and
other laws relating to making appropriations for the support of government, in
relation to extending the applicability of certain provisions thereof (Part B);
amends the social services law, in relation to eliminating prescriber prevails
for brand name drugs with generic equivalents; directs the department of health
to develop new methodology for pharmacy reimbursement; relates to minimum
supplemental rebates for pharmaceutical manufacturers; relates to early refill
of prescriptions; relates to emergency and non-emergency transportation; amends
section 45-c of part A of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, relating to the
report on the transition of behavioral health services as a managed care
benefit in the medical assistance program, in relation to reports on the
transition of behavior health services; relates to the integration of
behavioral and physical health clinic services; amends part A of chapter 56 of
the laws of 2013 amending chapter 59 of the laws of 2011 amending the public
health law and other laws relating to general hospital reimbursement for annual
rates relating to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures, in relation to
establishing rate protections for behavioral health essential providers and the
effectiveness thereof; amends section 1 of part H of chapter 111 of the laws of
2010, relating to increasing Medicaid payments to providers through managed
care organizations and providing equivalent fees through an ambulatory patient
group methodology, in relation to transfer of funds and the effectiveness
thereof; amends the social services law, in relation to spousal support for the
costs of community-based long term care; amends the social services law, in
relation to fair hearings within the Fully Integrated Duals Advantage program;
amends the public health law, in relation to the establishment of a default
rate for nursing homes under managed care; amends the public health law, in
relation to rates of payment for certified home health agencies and long term
home health care programs; amends the social services law in relation to
Community First Choice Option; amends the education law in relation to
developing training curricula to educate certain home health aides; amends the
public health law in relation to Development Disabilities Individual Care and
Support Organization; amends the public health law, in relation to rate setting
methodologies for the ICD-10; amends the public health law, in relation to
inpatient psych base years, specialty inpatient base years, and hospital
inpatient base years; amends part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, amending
the public health law and other laws relating to known and projected department
of health state fund medicaid expenditures, in relation to the determination of
rates of payments by certain state governmental agencies; amends the social
services law and the public health law, in relation to requiring the use of an
enrollment broker for counties that are mandated Medicaid managed care and
managed long term care; amends the public health law, in relation to
establishing vital access pools for licensed home care service agencies; amends
the social services law, in relation to the expansion of the Medicaid managed
care advisory review panel; amends part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011
amending the public health law relating to general hospital inpatient
reimbursement for annual rates, in relation to the across the board reduction
of 2011; amends the social services law, in relation to establishing a health
homes criminal justice initiative; amends the social services law, in relation
to the transition of children in foster care to managed care; amends the social
services law and the state finance law, in relation to the establishment of a
basic health plan; amends the social services law, in relation to hospital
presumptive eligibility under the affordable care act; relates to a basic
health program trust fund and a state health innovation plan account; relates
to spending down procedures under the MAGI system of eligibility determination;
relates to moving rate setting for child health plus to the department of
health; relates to eliminating the existing child health plus waiting period;
amends chapter 2 of the laws of 1998, amending the public health law and other
laws relating to expanding the child health insurance plan, in relation to
allowing for the permanent expansion of child health plus income and benefit
provisions; amends the public health law in relation to potentially preventable
negative outcomes; relates to a rural dentistry pilot program; amends chapter
779 of the laws of 1986, amending the social services law relating to
authorizing services for non-residents in adult homes, residences for adults
and enriched housing programs, in relation to extending the authorization of
non-resident services within adult homes;
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