Bill Text: NY S03421 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Makes care and services provided by licensed mental health practitioners eligible for coverage under the Medicaid program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-06 - REFERRED TO HEALTH [S03421 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03421-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3421
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 6, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to making care  and
          services provided by licensed mental health practitioners eligible for
          coverage under the Medicaid program
          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)  care  and  services  provided  by  mental  health  practitioners
     4  licensed pursuant to article one hundred sixty-three  of  the  education
     5  law  acting  within  their  scope of practice, where such services would
     6  otherwise be covered under this title.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
     8  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04769-01-9
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