Bill Text: NY A10459 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Establishes reimbursement mechanisms for access to hospice services for residents of assisted living programs.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-4)

Status: (Vetoed) 2018-12-28 - tabled [A10459 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A10459-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 23, 2018
        Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO, ARROYO, HYNDMAN, WALSH, ERRIGO, MURRAY,
          BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  ABBATE,  BARRON,
          DICKENS,  JONES,  MAGEE,  McDONALD,  RIVERA,  TAYLOR  -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on
          Health in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
        AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law and the public health law, in
          relation to authorizing  residents  of  assisted  living  programs  to
          receive hospice services
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2  of  section  461-l  of  the
     2  social services law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read
     3  as follows:
     4    (iv) Eligible persons receiving assisted living program services shall
     5  be  permitted  to  access  and  receive hospice services from a provider
     6  under article forty of the public health law while continuing to  remain
     7  in the assisted living program.
     8    §  2. Section 4012 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
     9  subdivision 6 to read as follows:
    10    6. Hospice services for residents of assisted  living  programs  under
    11  section four hundred sixty-one-1 of the social services law; the commis-
    12  sioner may through regulation modify the scope of personal care services
    13  to prevent duplication of personal care services provided by hospice and
    14  the assisted living program.
    15    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.