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S02507 Summary:

BILL NOS02507C
 
SAME ASSAME AS UNI. A03007-C
 
SPONSORBUDGET
 
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 2021-2022 state fiscal year; extends the medicaid global cap; requires a quarterly report on certain medicaid expenditures (Part A); directs the department of health to remove the pharmacy benefit from the managed care benefit package and to provide the pharmacy benefit under the fee for service program (Part C); reduces the hospital capital rate add-on (Part D); relates to definitions of distant sites and telehealth providers (Part F); establishes a medical respite program to offer a lower-intensity care setting for individuals who would otherwise require a hospital stay or lack safe options for discharge and recovery (Part G); eliminates consumer-paid premium payments in the basic health program (Part H); extends the physicians medical malpractice program; extends the hospital excess liability pool; extends excess coverage under the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996 (Part K); relates to the discontinuance of the empire clinical research investigator program (Part M); relates to reimbursements and payments for health care costs, and reporting of opioid overdose data (Part S); extends provisions permitting the director of a mental health facility to place funds of a person receiving services, in excess of the appropriate eligibility level for government benefits, into a qualifying Medicaid exception trust (Part T); relates to extending the authorization of appointing temporary operators for the continued operation of certain programs for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or chemical dependence (Part U); extends the authority of the commissioners in the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs to 2024; requires final reports of such programs to be included in the statewide comprehensive plan (Part V); relates to the membership of subcommittees for mental health of community service boards and the duties of such subcommittees; creates the community mental health and workforce reinvestment account; extends such provisions relating thereto (Part W); relates to the office of mental health allocating funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year (Part X); authorizes the charging of an application processing fee for the issuance of operating certificates (Part Z); relates to the creation of crisis stabilization services as emergency service providers for persons with psychiatric or substance use disorder (Part AA); relates to minimum direct care spending in residential health care facilities (Part GG); relates to designating who shall serve as members of the developmental disabilities planning council (Part HH); relates to the provision of services to certain persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services (Part II); relates to ensuring services provided in school-based health centers are not provided to medical assistance recipients through managed care programs (Part JJ); extends the New York state health insurance continuation assistance demonstration project (Part KK); relates to requests for offers from fiscal intermediaries and the awarding of such contracts (Part LL); provides for aid in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings (Part MM); provides for an exemption or disregard of income for certain individuals receiving medical assistance (Part NN); requires a regional demonstration program in the western, central, southern tier, or capital regions of the state (Part OO); relates to post-partum extended coverage insurance coverage (Part PP); requires the commissioner of health to report on the calculation and payment of prescription drug dispensing fees to retail pharmacies by the state's medical assistance program (Part QQ).
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