Bill Text: NY A02927 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to medicaid eligibility for youth leaving court ordered placement.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-10 - print number 2927a [A02927 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02927-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 28, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BARRON,  HYNDMAN,  TAYLOR,  WRIGHT,  COLTON,
          DE LA ROSA, D'URSO, FRONTUS, WILLIAMS -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of
          MOSLEY, O'DONNELL, ORTIZ, PERRY, WALKER -- read once and  referred  to
          the  Committee  on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on
          Ways  and  Means  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to medicaid eligi-
          bility for youth leaving court ordered placement
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  364-i  of  the social services law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
     3    9. Youth leaving court ordered placement; presumptive eligibility. (a)
     4  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the  contrary,  youth  who
     5  have  been  placed  pursuant to subdivision two, two-a, three or four of
     6  section 353.3 or section  353.5  of  the  family  court  act,  shall  be
     7  presumed  eligible  for medical assistance under this title beginning on
     8  the date of their release from such placement.
     9    (b) Such presumptive eligibility shall continue through the earlier of
    10  the day on which a determination is made with respect to the eligibility
    11  of the youth for assistance pursuant to this title, or in the case of  a
    12  youth  for  whom an application for assistance pursuant to this title is
    13  not filed on his or her behalf or who does not file an  application  for
    14  such  assistance,  sixty days from the release of such youth from place-
    15  ment ordered pursuant to  subdivision  two,  two-a,  three  or  four  of
    16  section 353.3 or section 353.5 of the family court act.
    17    (c) Care, services and supplies, as set forth in section three hundred
    18  sixty-five-a  of  this  title,  that  are  furnished to a youth during a
    19  presumptive eligibility period under this subdivision by an entity  that
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  is  eligible for payments under this title shall be deemed to be medical
     2  assistance for purposes of payment and state reimbursement.
     3    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
     4  have become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment  and/or
     5  repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
     6  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  on  or  before
     7  such date.