AB 5248

Title: Provides for establishment of the New York Health plan
Author: Asm. Richard Gottfried (D-NY)

Summary
Establishes the New York Health program, a comprehensive system of access to health insurance for New York state residents; provides for administrative structure of the plan; provides for powers and duties of the board of trustees, the scope of benefits, payment methodologies and care coordination; establishes the New York Health Trust Fund which would hold monies from a variety of sources to be used solely to finance the plan; enacts provisions relating to financing of New York Health, including a payroll assessment, similar to the Medicare tax; establishes a temporary commission on implementation of the plan; provides for collective negotiations by health care providers with New York Health.

Status
REFERRED TO HEALTH 02/08/2019
REPORTED REFERRED TO CODES 02/28/2019

Bill Text
02/08/2019 - AB 5248 (introduced)

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    Asm. Richard Gottfried (D-NY)
    State House

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