STATE OF NEW YORK
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.