assembly Bill A759

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies in obstetrics course

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A759 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A344
2013-2014: A414
2015-2016: A115
2017-2018: A275
2019-2020: A568

A759 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies in obstetrics course.

A759 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   759

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, BING, CLARK, DelMONTE, GUNTHER, KAVANAGH,
  MAISEL,  ROSENTHAL, JAFFEE, ENGLEBRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BOYLAND, DESTITO, GALEF, JACOBS, JOHN, KOON, LIFTON, LUPARDO, PHEF-
  FER, TITONE, TOWNS, WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to  premium  reduction for obstetric practitioners who complete a risk
  management strategies obstetrics course

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2506-a to read as follows:
  S 2506-A. RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTETRICS COURSE. 1. IN ORDER
TO IMPROVE PATIENT  SAFETY,  BIRTH  OUTCOMES  AND  TO  PROMOTE  INFORMED
CONSULTATION  BY  PATIENTS  WITH  THEIR PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES
DURING PREGNANCY, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE A  PROFESSIONAL  EDUCA-
TION COURSE FOR ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES AS PROVIDED IN
SUBDIVISION  FIVE OF THIS SECTION THAT COVERS RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
IN OBSTETRICS AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH RISK
MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SUCH STANDARDS  AS  THE
COMMISSIONER  MAY  PRESCRIBE  BY  REGULATION.  IN PRESCRIBING SUCH REGU-
LATIONS, THE COMMISSIONER MAY  CONSULT  WITH  THE  AMERICAN  COLLEGE  OF
OBSTETRICIANS  AND GYNECOLOGISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS. AN
ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN OR LICENSED MIDWIFE WHO SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETES  SUCH
RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTETRICS COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL  RECEIVE  CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDIT AND A CERTIFICATE OF
COMPLETION.
  2. A RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTETRICS  COURSE  SHALL  INCLUDE,
BUT  NOT  BE LIMITED TO, INFORMATION ON THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS AND RISKS
ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTIVE OR NON-ELECTIVE INDUCTION, NEONATAL  IMPACT  OF

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