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A09056 Summary:

BILL NO    A09056D


SPONSOR    Budget



Amd Various Laws, generally

Relates to evaluations or services under the early intervention program for
infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families, state aid
reimbursement to municipalities for respite services, and service coordination;
repeals subdivision 7 of section 2551 and subdivision 4 of section 2557 of the
public health law, relating to administering early intervention services;
requires that each municipality be responsible for providing early intervention
services; requires health maintenance organizations to include coverage for
otherwise covered services that are part of an early intervention program;
relates to payment for early intervention services; repeals subsection (e) of
section 3235-a of the insurance law relating to claims for early intervention
program services; relates to special education services and programs for
preschool children with handicapping conditions; and repeals subdivision 18 of
section 4403 of the education law, relating to the power of the education
department to approve the provision of early intervention services (Part A);
relates to funding and operations of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Part
B); establishes the supportive housing development reinvestment program;
relates to applicability of the assisted living program; includes podiatry
services and lactation services under the term medical assistance; relates to
comprehensive HIV special needs plan, in relation to HEAL-NY, and in relation
to the EQUAL program; relates to education, outreach services and facilitated
enrollment activities for certain aged, blind and disabled persons; expands
prenatal care programs, establishes the primary care service corps practitioner
loan repayment program, authorizes moneys in the medical indemnity fund to be
invested in obligations of the United States or the state or obligations where
the principal and interest are guaranteed by the United States or the state and
moneys distributed as non-Medicaid grants to non-major public academic medical
centers; relates to the powers of the dormitory authority; directs a workgroup
on medically fragile children; relates to notice requirement for preferred drug
program, payment to the commissioner of health by third-party payors, audit of
payments to the commissioner of health, electronic submission of reports by
hospitals, and changing the definition of eligible applicant; relates to
medical assistance where relative is absent or refuses or fails to provide
necessary care; relates to third-party payor's election to make payments;
relates to reserved bed days; relates to the personal care services worker
recruitment and retention program; relates to the tobacco control and insurance
initiatives pool distributions; relates to certain public school districts and
state operated/state supported schools; relates to the licensure of home care
services agencies; relates to managed care programs; relates to the
distribution of the professional education pools; relates to the powers and
duties of the dormitory authority of the state of New York relative to the
establishment of subsidiaries for certain purposes, in relation to the
effectiveness thereof; relates to costs incurred in excess of revenues by
general hospitals in providing services in eligible programs to uninsured
patients and patients eligible for Medicaid assistance; relates to the
effectiveness of known and projected department of health state funds Medicaid
expenditures; relates to certain payments with regard to local governments;
relates to Medicaid reimbursement; and repeals certain provisions of the public
health law relating thereto (Part D); relates to an administrative cap on
reimbursements for expenditures made by or on behalf of social services
districts for medical assistance for needy persons and the administration
thereof; relates to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates, in
relation to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures; relates to the department
assumption of program administration for medical assistance; and provides for
the repeal of certain provisions of the social services law upon expiration
thereof (Part F); relates to the regulations for computing hospital inpatient
rates and to the effectiveness of the preferred drug program (Part G);
establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs,
in relation to foregoing such adjustment during the 2012-2013 state fiscal year
(Part H); relates to the office for people with developmental disabilities and
the creation of developmental disabilities regional offices and state
operations offices; and provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon
expiration thereof (Part J); extends certain provisions relating to
comprehensive psychiatric emergency programs (Part K); permits the
commissioners of the department of health, the office of mental health, the
office of alcoholism and substance abuse services and the office for people
with developmental disabilities the regulatory flexibility to more efficiently
and effectively integrate health and behavioral health services (Part L);
authorizes contracts for the provision of special education and related
services for certain patients hospitalized in hospitals operated by the office
of mental health and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
thereof (Part M); relates to the statewide comprehensive services plan for
people with mental disabilities and in relation to the local planning process;
and repeals certain provisions of the mental hygiene law relating thereto (Part
N); relates to the closure and the reduction in size of certain facilities
serving persons with mental illness; and provides for the repeal of such
provisions upon expiration thereof (Part O); amends procedures under the sex
offender management and treatment act (Part P); provides for outpatient
capacity restoration of felony defendants at article 28 hospitals (Part Q);
relates to the effectiveness of provisions related to the recovery of exempt
income by the office of mental health for community residences and family-based
treatment programs (Part R); relates to the excess medical malpractice
liability coverage pool (Part S); and relates to the program for elderly
pharmaceutical insurance coverage; and repeals certain provisions of such law
relating thereto (Part T).
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