Bill Text: NY A06958 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Provides that the "look back" period for medical assistance eligibility for transfer of real property commences on filing the certificate of transfer with the county clerk.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-27 - referred to health [A06958 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06958-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 27, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. FINCH, KOLB, MORINELLO, BLANKENBUSH, LAWRENCE --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to determining  the
          "look back" period for medical assistance eligibility
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 of section 366 of the social
     2  services law, as amended by section 25 of part C of chapter 109  of  the
     3  laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (a) In determining the initial or continuing eligibility of any person
     5  for  assistance  under this title, there shall be included in the amount
     6  of resources considered available to such person the uncompensated value
     7  of any resource transferred prior to the date of application for medical
     8  assistance as specified in paragraphs (b), (c),  (d)  and  (e)  of  this
     9  subdivision, and such person shall be ineligible for such assistance for
    10  such  period  or  periods  as  specified  in this subdivision.   For the
    11  purposes of determining medical  assistance  eligibility,  the  date  of
    12  transfer,  shall  be deemed as the date in which the certificate of real
    13  property transfer is filed with the  clerk  in  the  county  where  such
    14  transaction has occurred.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.