senate Bill S2445

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the neurological impairment program governing the compensation of neurologically-impaired persons born in New York on or after January 1, 2012

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jan 21, 2011 referred to health

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S2445 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A ยงยง4920 - 4931, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6801

S2445 - Summary

Amends the public health law to add a new article in relation to establishing the neurological impairment program providing the exclusive remedy for compensation of neurologically-impaired persons born in New York on or after January 1, 2012.

S2445 - Sponsor Memo

S2445 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2445

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  establishing  the
  neurological  impairment program to provide compensation of neurologi-
  cally-impaired persons

  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 article
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
            NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT PROGRAM OF NEW YORK STATE
SECTION 4920. DEFINITIONS.
        4921. EXCLUSIVENESS OF REMEDY.
        4922. THE NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT PROGRAM OF NEW YORK STATE.
        4923. NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT TRUST FUND.
        4924. FILING OF CLAIMS.
        4925. CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.
        4926. DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY.
        4927. APPEALS OF DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY.
        4928. COMPENSATION.
        4929. LIMITATION ON PROCESSING OF CLAIMS.
        4930. NOTICE TO OBSTETRIC PATIENTS.
        4931. NEW YORK STATE STANDARD OF CARE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.
  S 4920. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "CASE  MANAGEMENT"  MEANS  CASE  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES FURNISHED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT PROGRAM OF  THIS  STATE  AND
WHICH  ASSIST  ALL  ELIGIBLE  IMPAIRED  PERSONS TO ACCESS NECESSARY CASE
MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOALS CONTAINED IN A WRITTEN CASE
MANAGEMENT PLAN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07100-01-1

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