Bill Text: NY A02802 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Includes applied behavioral analysis provided by a licensed behavior analyst or certified behavior analyst assistant for treatment of autism spectrum disorder under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-2)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-11 - reported referred to ways and means [A02802 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02802-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          2802
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 25, 2019
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        Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI, SANTABARBARA, FAHY, ASHBY --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Health
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to including
          applied behavioral analysis for treatment of autism spectrum  disorder
          under standard coverage for Medicaid recipients
          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 (ff) to read as follows:
     3    (ff)  applied  behavior  analysis,  as defined in section eighty-eight
     4  hundred one of the education law, where such service is  provided  by  a
     5  licensed  behavior  analyst  or  certified  behavior  analyst assistant,
     6  licensed or certified under  article  one  hundred  sixty-seven  of  the
     7  education law, for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
     9  it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
    10  ment, and/or repeal of any rules and regulations necessary to  implement
    11  the  provisions  of  this  act  on its effective date are authorized and
    12  directed to be completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03868-01-9
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