senate Bill S182

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires hospitals to notify patients of a non-participating physician or health care provider providing treatment at a participating hospital

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S182 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2805-u, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2539

S182 - Summary

Requires hospitals to notify patients of a non-participating physician or health care provider providing treatment at a participating hospital.

S182 - Sponsor Memo

S182 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   182

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to patient  notifica-
  tion  of services provided by non-participating providers at a partic-
  ipating hospital

  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
2805-u to read as follows:
  S 2805-U. NOTIFICATION OF NON-PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS PROVIDING TREAT-
MENT AT A PARTICIPATING HOSPITAL. EVERY HOSPITAL SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO
NOTIFY A PATIENT ADMITTED TO SUCH HOSPITAL IF A PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE
PROVIDER  PROVIDING  TREATMENT  TO  SUCH  PATIENT IS NOT A PARTICIPATING
PROVIDER IN THE NETWORK OF ANY INSURER WHOSE PLANS OR POLICIES OF INSUR-
ANCE ARE ACCEPTED BY SUCH HOSPITAL. THE NOTIFICATION  REQUIRED  BY  THIS
SECTION  SHALL BE PRIOR TO SUCH PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TREAT-
ING THE PATIENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01886-01-1

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