senate Bill S5153A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 print number 5153b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 15, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
May 19, 2011 print number 5153a
amend and recommit to health
May 03, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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May 15, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S5153A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5153 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A759

S5153 - Summary

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

S5153 - Sponsor Memo

S5153 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5153

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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
BIRTHS,  PRIMARY,  ELECTIVE OR REPEAT CESAREAN BIRTHS, AND STRATEGIES TO
FULLY INFORM PATIENTS OF THE BENEFITS AND RISKS  ASSOCIATED  WITH  THEIR
DECISIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00315-01-1

S5153A - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A759

S5153A - Summary

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

S5153A - Sponsor Memo

S5153A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5153--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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

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
BIRTHS, PRIMARY, ELECTIVE OR REPEAT CESAREAN BIRTHS, AND  STRATEGIES  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00315-03-1

S5153B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A759

S5153B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5153B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5153B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5153--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accord-
  ance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  -- reported favorably from said
  committee and committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  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 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-
GIES  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.
                                                           LBD00315-11-2

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