Bill Text: NY A02806 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the state to allow counties to opt out of the county cost of medical assistance payments to any new enrollees who have either never received such benefits or who have reenrolled after a period of absence; further directs the commissioner of health to apply for any and all federal waivers required to implement the provisions of this subdivision.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 22-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-07-13 - held for consideration in health [A02806 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02806-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          2806
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 25, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. KOLB, RAIA, MONTESANO, STEC, BRABENEC, BYRNE,
          DiPIETRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BARCLAY,  CROUCH,  FINCH,
          FITZPATRICK,  FRIEND,  GIGLIO,  GOODELL, HAWLEY, McDONOUGH, PALMESANO,
          WALSH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  requiring  the
          state to allow counties to opt out of certain Medicaid services
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 365-a of the social  services  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
     3    10.  (a)  Notwithstanding  any  other provision of this section or any
     4  other provision of law, on and after the effective date of this subdivi-
     5  sion, the state is required to allow counties to opt  out  of  providing
     6  optional  medical  assistance  services  to  any  new enrollees who have
     7  either never received such benefits or who have reenrolled after a peri-
     8  od of absence.
     9    (b) The commissioner of health is authorized to apply for any and  all
    10  federal  waivers  required  to implement the provisions of this subdivi-
    11  sion.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04092-01-9
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