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S02531 Summary:

BILL NOS02531
 
SAME ASSAME AS A00264
 
SPONSORRIVERA
 
COSPNSRBROUK, HARCKHAM
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 92-hh, St Fin L
 
Provides that, on an annual basis, at least 25% of the moneys deposited into the health care transformation fund shall be allocated exclusively for certain community-based health care providers.
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S02531 Actions:

BILL NOS02531
 
01/21/2021REFERRED TO FINANCE
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S02531 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2531
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 21, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
        AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to  the  health  care
          transformation fund
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 92-hh of the state finance law, as
     2  added by section 1 of subpart A of part FFF of chapter 59 of the laws of
     3  2018, is amended to read as follows:
     4    4. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, moneys of the
     5  health care transformation fund shall be available for transfer  to  any
     6  other  fund  of  the state as authorized and directed by the director of
     7  the budget to  support  health  care  delivery,  including  for  capital
     8  investment,  debt  retirement or restructuring, housing and other social
     9  determinants of health, or transitional operating support to health care
    10  providers. On and after the date this sentence becomes a law,  at  least
    11  twenty-five  percent of the moneys deposited into such fund on an annual
    12  basis shall be allocated exclusively  for  community-based  health  care
    13  providers  which  shall  be defined as a diagnostic and treatment center
    14  licensed or granted an operating certificate under article  twenty-eight
    15  of  the  public health law, a mental health outpatient provider licensed
    16  or granted an operating certificate  under  article  thirty-one  of  the
    17  mental hygiene law, a substance use disorder treatment provider licensed
    18  or  granted  an  operating  certificate  under article thirty-two of the
    19  mental hygiene law, a program licensed under article  forty-one  of  the
    20  mental hygiene law, a community-based program funded under the office of
    21  mental  health,  the  office for people with developmental disabilities,
    22  the office of addiction services and supports or through a local govern-
    23  ment unit as defined under article forty-one of the mental hygiene  law,
    24  a  home  care provider certified or licensed pursuant to article thirty-
    25  six of the public health law, a primary care provider, a clinic licensed
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00400-01-1

        S. 2531                             2
 
     1  or granted an operating certificate under article sixteen of the  mental
     2  hygiene  law,  a  provider  of  health home services as authorized under
     3  section 2703 of the  federal  protection  and  affordable  care  act,  a
     4  hospice  provider  licensed  or  granted  an operating certificate under
     5  article forty of the public health law, or a family  and  child  service
     6  provider  licensed under article twenty-nine-I of the public health law,
     7  for the exclusive  purpose  of  supporting  the  programs  and  services
     8  defined in this subdivision.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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