Joint–Senate Standing Committee on Health and Senate Standing Committee on Codes Chair: Senator Kemp Hannon Chair: Senator Stephen Saland Public Hearing: To consider legislation criminalizing the improper transfer andinappropriate possession of non-controlled substances and the subsequenteffects on Medicaid expenditures and public health Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 12:30 –3:00 P.M. Contact: Caitlin McGowan (518) 455-2200 or Caroline Chauvin (518) 455-2411Media Contact: Lauren Brookmeyer (516) 739-1700 or Carol Wilber (518) 828-1529 / Wilber@nysenate.gov ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Joint - Senate Standing Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Chair: Senator Jeffrey D. Klein and Senate Standing Committee on Health Chair: Senator Kemp Hannon Roundtable: A Roundtable Discussion on the growing problems of prescription drug abuse and diversion throughout New York State and on possible policy solutions Place: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New York Time: 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Contact: Gabriel Paniza (518) 455-3594 Media Contact: Rich Azzopardi (518) 455-3595 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
New York Senate Standing Committee on Health Chair:Senator Kemp Hannon New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources Chair: Senator Catharine M. Young Vice Chair: Assemblywoman Aileen M. Gunther Roundtable Description: This Roundtable will bring together industry leaders, providers, policymakers, and other stakeholders to discuss the existing telehealth system and explore further enhancements and/or applications to ensure unserved and underserved rural New Yorkers have access to the care they need. Place:Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building Time:10 a.m.