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S02007 Summary:

BILL NOS02007A
 
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Amd Various Laws, generally
 
Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year; relates to monthly premium payments for the essential plan; definition of small group; repeals certain provisions relating to contracting with independent entities (Part C); relates to Medicaid reimbursement, price gouging of prescription drugs; prescription of opioids, refills of controlled substances, aligning pharmacy copayments with federal regulations and adjusting consumer price index penalties for generic drugs, establishing a Medicaid rebate remittance program and providing for bi-annual assessments of non-preferred drugs (Part D); relates to hospice services covered under title XVIII of the federal social security act; defines home care aide; requires certification of fiscal intermediaries under the medical assistance consumer directed personal assistance program which provides services under contract to a local social services district, an HMO or an accountable care organization; relates to state funding for nursing homes; requires managed long term care programs to distribute money received from the state for medicaid patients using a reasonable methodology, including for training and retention of non-supervisory home care service workers and personnel who provide direct care; authorizes assisted living program beds for any applicant that can satisfactorily demonstrate the public need for such beds; relates to the provision of services to persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying nursing home diversion and transition services and to adequate reimbursement for managed care plan and home care agency-delivered services; enhances rate adequacy for medicaid managed care and managed long term care plans (Part E); relates to carving out transportation from the managed long term care benefit and repealing certain provisions relating to rural transit assistance payments to counties and emergency medical transportation services (Part F); relates to the Medicaid global cap; relates to the department of health state funds Medicaid spending; and to an administrative cap on reimbursements to social services district expenditures on medical assistance for needy persons; precludes the commissioner of health from reducing emergency room payments; managed care organizations (Part G); relates to extending certain provisions of the Health Care Reform Act of 1996 and the New York Health Care Reform Act of 2000; relates to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education; relates to health care initiative pool distributions; relates to extending payment provisions for general hospitals; relates to assessments on covered lives; relates to extending reimbursement programs for ambulatory care services; provides for a comprehensive survey on health care financing, education and illness prevention; relates to rates of payment for personal care service providers; relates to the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment centers indigent care program; relates to the deposit of certain funds; relates to health care initiative pool distributions; relates to the definition of small group; relates to apportioning premiums for certain policies; and relates to extending certain provisions concerning hospital excess liability pool (Part H); extends certain provisions of law relating to health care (Part I); relates to contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and covered entities (Part J); establishes a health care regulation modernization team within the department of health to provide guidance to the governor and the legislature to evaluate the current laws, rules and regulations governing the licensure and oversight of health care facilities and home care (Part L); enacts the "emerging contaminants monitoring act"; provides that every covered public water system shall test drinking water for the presence of emerging contaminants in the state at least every three years; makes related provisions (Part M); relates to establishing the drinking water quality institute and providing for its duties (Part N); extends government rates for behavioral services and adding a value based payment requirement (Part P); relates to forging the adjustment for designated human service programs during the 2017-2018 state fiscal year; amends the effectiveness thereof (Part Q); relates to prohibiting the collocation of certain facilities (Part R); relates to requiring the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to establish the care demonstration program; repealer (Part S); relates to tobacco products, herbal cigarettes, and vapor products (Part T); relates to investigating reports of suspected elder abuse or maltreatment; economically sustainable transportation demonstration program; creates a central register of elder abuse and maltreatment reports (Part U); requires medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk in certain circumstances; relates to payments to rural hospitals designated as critical access hospitals; amends chapter 474 of the laws of 1996, amending the education law and other laws relating to rates for residential healthcare facilities, in relation to directing the department of health to make additional payments for inpatient services to certain public general hospitals; relates to additional premium assistance for persons with acquired immune deficiency syndrome; relates to school-based health centers; relates to health homes; and relates to certain not-for-profit residential health care facilities in the county of Monroe (Part V); provides that health care plan participation by physicians shall be reported, for purposes of physician profiles, by the health care plans; support of living organ donation; lupus research enhancement program and fund; authorizing collaborative programs for community paramedicine services; maintenance of effort (Part W); enacts the "clean water act of 2017"; establishes a lead service line replacement grant program; establishes the "clean water bond act of 2017" to bond $5,000,000,000 for enhancing, restoring and improving the state's drinking water; provides for the investigation and remediation of solid waste management facilities and drinking water contamination, and the financing thereof; enacts the "New York state water regional infrastructure improvement act" for the construction of municipal water, sewers and stormwater collection; establishes a concentrated animal feeding operations assistance program (Part X).
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S02007 Memo:

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