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A06034 Summary:

Amd §4403-f, Pub Health L
Relates to prohibiting ownership or control of managed long term care plans by health maintenance organizations or insurers.
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A06034 Actions:

03/04/2021referred to health
09/15/2021enacting clause stricken
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A06034 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      March 4, 2021
        Introduced by M. of A. PICHARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Health
        AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to managed long term
          care plans not being controlled or owned by for-profit health  mainte-
          nance organizations or insurers
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of  section  4403-f  of  the
     2  public  health  law,  as  added  by  chapter 659 of the laws of 1997, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (b) "Eligible applicant" means an entity controlled or wholly owned by
     5  one or more of the following: a hospital as defined in  subdivision  one
     6  of  section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter; a home care agency
     7  licensed or certified pursuant to article thirty-six  of  this  chapter;
     8  [an] a not-for-profit entity that has received a certificate of authori-
     9  ty  pursuant  to  sections  forty-four hundred three, forty-four hundred
    10  three-a or an integrated delivery system that has received a certificate
    11  of authority pursuant to section  forty-four  hundred  eight-a  of  this
    12  article  (as  added  by  chapter  six hundred thirty-nine of the laws of
    13  nineteen hundred ninety-six), or  a  not-for-profit  health  maintenance
    14  organization  authorized under article forty-three of the insurance law;
    15  or a not-for-profit organization which has a  history  of  providing  or
    16  coordinating  health  care  services  and long term care services to the
    17  elderly and  disabled;  provided,  however,  that  an  entity  owned  or
    18  controlled  by  an  entity  that has received a certificate of authority
    19  pursuant to section  forty-four  hundred  three  or  forty-four  hundred
    20  three-a  of  this  article  and  has received a certificate of authority
    21  under this section prior to the effective date of  the  chapter  of  the
    22  laws  of  two  thousand  nineteen  which amended this paragraph shall be
    23  deemed to be an eligible applicant.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
     2  the  amendments  to  section  4403-f  of  the  public health law made by
     3  section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section  and
     4  shall be deemed repealed therewith.
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