S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 3, 2013
Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
mitted to said committee
AN ACT in relation to directing the commissioner of health to conduct a
study of certain health care delivery models and to deliver a report
of the study's results to the governor, the speaker of the assembly,
the minority leader of the assembly, the temporary president of the
senate and the minority leader of the senate
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "health
care delivery models study act".
S 2. The commissioner of health is directed to conduct a study of
current innovations in the delivery of health care services not present-
ly required to undergo state certificate of need processes nor required
to obtain authorization to conduct office based surgery. Entities to be
studied shall include, but not be limited to, clinics operating within
pharmacies (mini-clinics), medical offices open for extended hours with-
out an appointment (urgent care centers), and major physician practices
(whether in one location or multiple locations) whose physicians are
linked directly or indirectly in an economic relationship.
The study shall examine the impact or impacts of the respective enti-
ties on the delivery, quality and cost of health care in the respective
communities and regions in which they are found.
The commissioner of health shall report, publish and transmit his or
her findings to the governor, the speaker of the assembly, the minority
leader of the assembly, the temporary president of the senate and the
minority leader of the senate on or before one year from the date this
act shall take effect.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.