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S05935 Summary:

BILL NOS05935A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A07246-B
 
SPONSORHARCKHAM
 
COSPNSRBIAGGI, CARLUCCI, KAPLAN, METZGER
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §§365-a & 364-j, Soc Serv L; amd §273, Pub Health L
 
Relates to medication assisted treatment for substance abuse disorders; prohibits prior authorization.
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S05935 Actions:

BILL NOS05935A
 
05/16/2019REFERRED TO HEALTH
06/04/2019COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
06/04/2019ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1170
06/12/2019PASSED SENATE
06/12/2019DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/12/2019referred to ways and means
06/14/2019RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
06/14/2019returned to senate
06/14/2019VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
06/14/2019AMENDED ON THIRD READING 5935A
06/17/2019REPASSED SENATE
06/17/2019RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
06/17/2019referred to ways and means
06/19/2019substituted for a7246b
06/19/2019ordered to third reading rules cal.456
06/20/2019passed assembly
06/20/2019returned to senate
12/20/2019DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
01/01/2020VETOED MEMO.292
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S05935 Committee Votes:

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S05935 Floor Votes:

DATE:06/20/2019Assembly Vote  YEA/NAY: 141/5
AbbateYCrespoYGanttERLiPetriYPerryYSimonY
AbinantiYCrouchYGarbarinoYLupardoYPheffer AmatoYSimotasY
ArroyoYCruzYGiglioYMagnarelliYPichardoYSmithY
AshbyYCusickYGlickYMalliotakisYPretlowYSmullenY
AubryYCymbrowitzYGoodellNOManktelowYQuartYSolagesY
BarclayYDavilaYGottfriedYMcDonaldYRaYStecY
BarnwellYDe La RosaYGriffinYMcDonoughERRaiaYSteckY
BarrettYDenDekkerYGuntherYMcMahonYRamosYSternY
BarronYDeStefanoYHawleyYMikulinYRaynorYStirpeY
BenedettoYDickensYHevesiYMiller B YReillyYTagueY
BichotteYDilanYHunterYMiller MGYReyesYTaylorY
BlakeYDinowitzYHyndmanYMiller MLYRichardsonYThieleY
BlankenbushYDiPietroNOJacobsonYMontesanoNORiveraYTitusY
BrabenecYD'UrsoYJaffeeYMorinelloYRodriguezYVanelY
BraunsteinYEichensteinYJean-PierreYMosleyYRomeoYWalczykY
BronsonYEnglebrightYJohnsYNiouYRosenthal D YWalkerY
BuchwaldYEpsteinYJonesYNolanYRosenthal L YWallaceY
BurkeYFahyYJoynerYNorrisYRozicYWalshY
ButtenschonYFallYKimYO'DonnellYRyanYWeinsteinY
ByrneYFernandezYKolbYOrtizYSalkaYWeprinY
ByrnesYFinchYLalorYOtisYSantabarbaraYWilliamsY
CahillYFitzpatrickYLavineYPalmesanoYSayeghERWoernerY
CarrollYFriendNOLawrenceNOPalumboYSchimmingerYWrightY
ColtonYFrontusYLentolYPaulinYSchmittYZebrowskiY
CookYGalefYLiftonYPeoples-StokesERSeawrightYMr. SpeakerY

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S05935 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         5935--A
            Cal. No. 1170
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 16, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sens. HARCKHAM, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, KAPLAN -- read twice and
          ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
          Health -- committee discharged and said bill committed to the  Commit-
          tee  on  Rules -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to a
          third reading,  passed  by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the  Assembly,
          recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored to third reading, amended and
          ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
        AN ACT to amend the social services law and the public  health  law,  in
          relation to medication for the treatment of substance use disorders
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social  services  law
     2  is amended by adding a new paragraph (gg) to read as follows:
     3    (gg)  all  buprenorphine products, methadone or long acting injectable
     4  naltrexone for detoxification or maintenance treatment  of  a  substance
     5  use disorder prescribed according to generally accepted national profes-
     6  sional  guidelines  for the treatment of a substance use disorder.  Such
     7  medication assisted treatment shall not be subject to any prior authori-
     8  zation mandate.
     9    § 2. Subdivision 26-b of section 364-j of the social services law,  as
    10  added  by  section  4  of  part  B of chapter 69 of the laws of 2016, is
    11  amended to read as follows:
    12    26-b. Managed care providers shall not require prior authorization for
    13  [an initial or renewal  prescription  for  buprenorphine  or  injectable
    14  naltrexone   for  detoxification  or  maintenance  treatment  of  opioid
    15  addiction unless the prescription is for a non-preferred  or  non-formu-
    16  lary  form of the drug or as otherwise required by section 1927(k)(6) of
    17  the Social Security Act] any buprenorphine products, methadone  or  long
    18  acting injectable naltrexone for detoxification or maintenance treatment
    19  of  a  substance use disorder prescribed according to generally accepted
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10713-06-9

        S. 5935--A                          2
 
     1  national professional guidelines for the treatment of  a  substance  use
     2  disorder.
     3    §  3. Subdivision 10 of section 273 of the public health law, as added
     4  by section 5 of part B of chapter 69 of the laws of 2016, is amended  to
     5  read as follows:
     6    10.  Prior  authorization  shall  not  be  required for [an initial or
     7  renewal prescription for  buprenorphine  or  injectable  naltrexone  for
     8  detoxification  or  maintenance treatment of opioid addiction unless the
     9  prescription is for a non-preferred or non-formulary form of  such  drug
    10  as  otherwise required by section 1927(k)(6) of the Social Security Act]
    11  any buprenorphine products, methadone or long acting injectable naltrex-
    12  one for detoxification or  maintenance  treatment  of  a  substance  use
    13  disorder  prescribed  according  to  generally accepted national profes-
    14  sional guidelines for the treatment of a substance use disorder.
    15    § 4. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    16  have become a law; provided, however, that the amendments to subdivision
    17  26-b  of section 364-j of the social services law made by section two of
    18  this act shall not affect the repeal  of  such  section,  and  shall  be
    19  deemed repealed therewith.
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