senate Bill S6993B

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to information and access to breast reconstructive surgery

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10094 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 13, 2010 signed chap.354
Aug 03, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2010 returned to assembly
passed senate
May 28, 2010 3rd reading cal.649
substituted for s6993b
May 28, 2010 substituted by a10094b
May 27, 2010 advanced to third reading
May 26, 2010 2nd report cal.
May 25, 2010 1st report cal.649
May 11, 2010 print number 6993b
amend and recommit to health
May 03, 2010 notice of committee consideration - requested
Mar 08, 2010 print number 6993a
amend (t) and recommit to health
Mar 04, 2010 referred to health

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B (Active)

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S6993 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10094B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-o, Pub Health L

S6993 - Summary

Relates to information and access to breast reconstructive surgery.

S6993 - Sponsor Memo

S6993 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6993                                                 A. 10094

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2010
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  N. RIVERA -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  information  and
  access to reconstructive surgery following breast cancer surgery

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

  Section 1. Section 2803-o of the public health law, as added by  chap-
ter 20 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2803-o.  Hospital  care  for mastectomy, lumpectomy, and lymph node
dissection patients. 1. When  a  general  hospital  provides  mastectomy
surgery,  lymph node dissection or a lumpectomy, inpatient care shall be
offered for a period as determined by the attending physician in consul-
tation with the patient to be medically appropriate.
  2. (A) EVERY GENERAL HOSPITAL THAT PROVIDES MASTECTOMY SURGERY,  LYMPH
NODE DISSECTION OR A LUMPECTOMY SHALL PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE PATIENT
CONCERNING  THE  OPTION  OF RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FOLLOWING SUCH PROCE-
DURES,  INCLUDING  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF  COVERAGE  FOR   RECONSTRUCTIVE
SURGERY,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS THREE THOUSAND
TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN, THREE THOUSAND  TWO  HUNDRED  TWENTY-ONE  AND  FOUR
THOUSAND  THREE  HUNDRED  THREE  OF  THE  INSURANCE  LAW  AND APPLICABLE
PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW. THE INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  TO  THE
PATIENT IN WRITING AND IN ADVANCE OF OBTAINING HER CONSENT TO THE SURGI-
CAL  PROCEDURE.  THE  INFORMATION  PROVIDED  SHALL  INCLUDE AT LEAST THE
FOLLOWING:
  (I) A DESCRIPTION OF THE VARIOUS  RECONSTRUCTIVE  OPTIONS  THAT  EXIST
POST-SURGERY AND THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF EACH;
  (II)  A  DESCRIPTION OF THE PROVISIONS ASSURING COVERAGE BY PUBLIC AND
PRIVATE INSURANCE PLANS OF THE COSTS RELATED TO POST-SURGERY RECONSTRUC-
TIVE SURGERY UNDER FEDERAL AND STATE LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16167-01-0

Co-Sponsors

S6993A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10094B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-o, Pub Health L

S6993A - Summary

Relates to information and access to breast reconstructive surgery.

S6993A - Sponsor Memo

S6993A - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6993--A                                           A. 10094--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2010
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, SAVINO -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  N. RIVERA -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on  Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  information  and
  access to breast reconstructive surgery

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

  Section 1. Section 2803-o of the public health law, as added by  chap-
ter 20 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2803-o.  Hospital  care  for mastectomy, lumpectomy, and lymph node
dissection patients. 1. When  a  general  hospital  provides  mastectomy
surgery,  lymph node dissection or a lumpectomy, inpatient care shall be
offered for a period as determined by the attending physician in consul-
tation with the patient to be medically appropriate.
  2. (A) EVERY GENERAL HOSPITAL THAT PROVIDES MASTECTOMY SURGERY,  LYMPH
NODE DISSECTION OR A LUMPECTOMY SHALL PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE PATIENT
CONCERNING  THE  OPTION  OF RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FOLLOWING SUCH PROCE-
DURES,  INCLUDING  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF  COVERAGE  FOR   RECONSTRUCTIVE
SURGERY,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS THREE THOUSAND
TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN, THREE THOUSAND  TWO  HUNDRED  TWENTY-ONE  AND  FOUR
THOUSAND  THREE  HUNDRED  THREE  OF  THE  INSURANCE  LAW  AND APPLICABLE
PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW. THE INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  TO  THE
PATIENT  IN  WRITING AND IN ADVANCE OF OBTAINING CONSENT TO THE SURGICAL
PROCEDURE. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE AT LEAST  THE  FOLLOW-
ING:
  (I) A DESCRIPTION OF THE VARIOUS RECONSTRUCTIVE OPTIONS AND THE ADVAN-
TAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF EACH;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16167-02-0

Co-Sponsors

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S6993B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10094B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-o, Pub Health L

S6993B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to information and access to breast reconstructive surgery.

S6993B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6993B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6993--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Health
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  information  and
  access to breast reconstructive surgery

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

  Section 1. Section 2803-o of the public health law, as added by  chap-
ter 20 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2803-o.  Hospital  care  for mastectomy, lumpectomy, and lymph node
dissection patients. 1. When  a  general  hospital  provides  mastectomy
surgery,  lymph node dissection or a lumpectomy, inpatient care shall be
offered for a period as determined by the attending physician in consul-
tation with the patient to be medically appropriate.
  2. EVERY GENERAL HOSPITAL THAT PROVIDES MASTECTOMY SURGERY, LYMPH NODE
DISSECTION OR A LUMPECTOMY SHALL  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  TO  THE  PATIENT
CONCERNING  THE  OPTION  OF RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FOLLOWING SUCH PROCE-
DURES,  INCLUDING  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF  COVERAGE  FOR   RECONSTRUCTIVE
SURGERY,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS THREE THOUSAND
TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN, THREE THOUSAND  TWO  HUNDRED  TWENTY-ONE  AND  FOUR
THOUSAND  THREE  HUNDRED  THREE  OF  THE  INSURANCE  LAW  AND APPLICABLE
PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW. THE INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  TO  THE
PATIENT  IN  WRITING AND IN ADVANCE OF OBTAINING CONSENT TO THE SURGICAL
PROCEDURE. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED SHALL INCLUDE AT LEAST  THE  FOLLOW-
ING:
  (A) A DESCRIPTION OF THE VARIOUS RECONSTRUCTIVE OPTIONS AND THE ADVAN-
TAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF EACH;
  (B)  A  DESCRIPTION  OF THE PROVISIONS ASSURING COVERAGE BY PUBLIC AND
PRIVATE INSURANCE PLANS OF THE COSTS RELATED TO  RECONSTRUCTIVE  SURGERY
UNDER FEDERAL AND STATE LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16167-04-0

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