Provides that recoupments and reductions of medical assistance payments for home care services shall not be subject to interest.
Ayes (60): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Storobin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Excused (2): Espaillat, Huntley
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 9664--A IN ASSEMBLY March 23, 2012 ___________Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI, JACOBS, ABINANTI, JAFFEE, P. RIVERA, CAHILL, MILLMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to medical assistance recoupments and reductions for home care services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3621 to read as follows: S 3621. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE RECOUPMENTS AND REDUCTIONS. NOTWITHSTAND- ING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ON AND AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINE, ANY RECOUPMENTS OR REDUCTIONS IN MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS FOR LICENSED HOME CARE SERVICES AGENCIES AND CERTI- FIED HOME HEALTH AGENCIES LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE OR FISCAL INTERMEDIARIES OPERATING PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE-F OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO INTEREST OR INTEREST PENALTIES. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14595-05-2