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A08807 Summary:

Amd Various Laws, generally
Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2024-2025 state fiscal year; requires the commissioner of health to provide a quarterly report on known and expected department of health state fund Medicaid expenditures (Part A); extends various provisions related to health and mental hygiene (Part B); removes the exemption for school psychologists to render early intervention services (Part C); extends provisions of law related to certain Medicaid management; authorizes certain payments, increased operating costs, public hospital adjustments to public general hospitals, additional inpatient hospital payments, and Medicaid payment increases during certain state fiscal years and calendar years (Part D); freezes the operating component of the rates for skilled nursing facilities; expands admission eligibility to the NYS veteran's home for certain veterans of the Persian Gulf conflict (Part E); directs the commissioner of health to create a program to subsidize the cost of assisted living for those individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia who are not eligible for medical assistance and reside in a special needs assisted living residence (Part F); provides that for the state fiscal years beginning April 1, 2024, and thereafter, all department of health Medicaid payments made to Medicaid managed care organizations will no longer be subject to the uniform rate increase (Part H); renames the basic health program to the essential plan; adds references to the 1332 state innovation waiver; provides a new subsidy to assist low and moderate income New Yorkers; adds the 1332 state innovation program to the functions of the marketplace (Part J); extends certain provisions of law relating to malpractice and professional medical conduct (Part K); relates to authorizing continuous coverage in Medicaid and child health plus for eligible children ages zero to six (Part M); extends authorization for pharmacists to order and administer certain tests and perform collaborative drug therapy management with physicians in certain settings (Part P); extends provisions of law relating to the community mental health support and workforce reinvestment program (Part Y); extends the authority of the commissioners of the department of mental hygiene to design and implement time-limited demonstration programs (Part Z); sets minimal reimbursement for behavioral health treatment at the rate that would be paid for such treatment pursuant to the medical assistance program (Part AA); extends certain provisions relating to comprehensive psychiatric emergency programs (Part BB); relates to federal and state benefits for certain individuals receiving care in facilities operated by the office of the department of mental hygiene (Part DD); establishes a 3.2 percent cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs (Part FF); relates to the provision of services in school-based health centers to medical assistance recipients through managed care programs (Part II); expands health care services provided by telehealth to include services delivered through a facility licensed under article twenty-eight of the public health law that is eligible to be designated or has received a designation as a federally qualified health center, including those facilities that are also licensed under article thirty-one or article thirty-two of the mental hygiene law (Part JJ); requires insurers to provide coverage for epinephrine auto-injector devices (Part KK); establishes the "first responder peer support program act" which supplies peer-to-peer mental health programs to first responders (Part LL); establishes the Daniel's Law task force pilot program to provide trauma-informed, community led responses and diversions to certain individuals experiencing a mental health, alcohol use or substance use crisis; amends the date of the report to be submitted under Daniel's law to March 31, 2025 (Part MM); authorizes the commissioner of health to increase rates by 11 percent for in-person early intervention services commencing July 1, 2024, plus an additional 4 percent for services rendered in a rural or underserved area (Part NN); establishes the Medicaid investment fund which will fund certain subcomponents supporting the medical assistance program (Part OO).
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