assembly Bill A344B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 11, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 344b
May 24, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.616
May 22, 2012 reported
Feb 07, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
May 19, 2011 print number 344a
May 19, 2011 amend and recommit to ways and means
Apr 12, 2011 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 05, 2011 referred to health

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A344 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5153
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2013-2014: A414, S1674
2015-2016: A115, S4488
2017-2018: A275, S3705
2019-2020: A568, S3158

A344 - Summary

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

A344 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   344

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, BING, CLARK, GUNTHER, KAVANAGH, MAISEL,
  ROSENTHAL, JAFFEE, ENGLEBRIGHT --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BOYLAND,  DESTITO,  GALEF,  JACOBS,  LIFTON, LUPARDO, PHEFFER, 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
LATE PRETERM BIRTHS, TRIAL OF LABOR AND VAGINAL  BIRTHS  AFTER  CESAREAN

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

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A344A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5153
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2013-2014: A414, S1674
2015-2016: A115, S4488
2017-2018: A275, S3705
2019-2020: A568, S3158

A344A - Summary

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

A344A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 344--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, BING, CLARK, GUNTHER, KAVANAGH, MAISEL,
  ROSENTHAL, JAFFEE, ENGLEBRIGHT --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BOYLAND, GALEF, JACOBS, LIFTON, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, TITONE, WEISENBERG
  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Health -- reported and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00315-02-1

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Multi-Sponsors

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A344B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5153
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2013-2014: A414, S1674
2015-2016: A115, S4488
2017-2018: A275, S3705
2019-2020: A568, S3158

A344B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A344B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 344--B
                                                        Cal. No. 616

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, CLARK, GUNTHER, KAVANAGH, MAISEL, ROSEN-
  THAL, JAFFEE, ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BOYLAND, GALEF, JACOBS, LIFTON, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH,  MILLMAN,  TITONE,
  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Health --
  reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

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 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 AND MIDWIFERY
COURSES. 1. IN ORDER TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, BIRTH  OUTCOMES  AND  TO
PROMOTE  INFORMED  CONSULTATION  BY  PATIENTS  WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS AND
LICENSED MIDWIVES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM
PERIODS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES
FOR ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION
FOUR  OF  THIS SECTION THAT COVERS RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTET-
RICS AND MIDWIFERY AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH
RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSES 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 CONGRESS OF
OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF  LICENSED
MIDWIVES  AND  OTHER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN OR
LICENSED MIDWIFE WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT STRATE-

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