NY Senate Bill S5474 proposing a universal single payer health plan for NYers

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NY Senate Bill S5474 proposing a universal single payer health plan for NYers
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– In Senate Committee Health Committee

Introduced In Committee On Floor Calendar Passed SenatePassed Assembly Delivered to Governor Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 05, 2022
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Mar 08, 2021
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S5474 (ACTIVE) – Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:

A6058

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Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 50 §§5000 – 5003 to be Art 80 §§8000 – 8003, add Art 51 §§5100 – 5111, Art 49 Title 3 §§4920 – 4928, amd §270, Pub Health L; add §89-j, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:

2015-2016: S3525, A5062
2017-2018: S4371, S4840, A4738
2019-2020: S3577, A5248

S5474 (ACTIVE) – 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… (view more) 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.

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S5474 (ACTIVE) – Sponsor Memo

S5474 (ACTIVE) – Bill Text

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S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
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5474

2021-2022 Regular Sessions

I N S E N A T E

March 8, 2021
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Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, RAMOS, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI,
BRESLIN, BRISPORT, BROUK, COMRIE, COONEY, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCK-
HAM, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LIU, MAY,
MAYER, MYRIE, PARKER, PERSAUD, REICHLIN-MELNICK, SALAZAR, SANDERS,
SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, STAVISKY, THOMAS — read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the state finance law, in
relation to enacting the “New York health act” and establishing New
York Health

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the “New York health act”.
§ 2. Legislative findings and intent. 1. The state constitution
states: “The protection and promotion of the health of the inhabitants
of the state are matters of public concern and provision therefor shall
be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions and in such manner,
and by such means as the legislature shall from time to time determine.”
(Article XVII, §3.) The legislature finds and declares that all resi-
dents of the state have the right to health care. While the federal
Affordable Care Act brought many improvements in health care and health
coverage, it still leaves many New Yorkers without coverage or with
inadequate coverage. Millions of New Yorkers do not get the health care
they need or face financial obstacles and hardships to get it. That is
not acceptable. There is no plan other than the New York health act
that will enable New York state to meet that need. New Yorkers – as
individuals, employers, and taxpayers – have experienced a rise in the
cost of health care and coverage in recent years, including rising
premiums, deductibles and co-pays, restricted provider networks and high
out-of-network charges. Many New Yorkers go without health care because
they cannot afford it or suffer financial hardship to get it. Busi-

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EXPLANATION–Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.

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