senate Bill S662A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the New York state telehealth/telemedicine act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2012 print number 662a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Feb 14, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 14, 2011 - Health committee Vote

S662
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2011

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S662 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3793A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-M §§2799-t - 2799-w, amd §3614, Pub Health L; add §99-u, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3198B, A11415

S662 - Summary

Promotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund.

S662 - Sponsor Memo

S662 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   662

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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  promoting  the
  development,  provision  and  accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine
  services in New York state; and to amend the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation  to  establishing  a  New  York state telehealth/telemedicine
  development and research grant fund

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state telehealth/telemedicine development act."
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 27-M  to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-M
       NEW YORK STATE TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SECTION 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        2799-U. COORDINATION    OF   DEPARTMENT   RESPONSIBILITIES   FOR
                  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE; ANNUAL PLAN.
        2799-V. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT; GRANTS  FOR  UNDER-
                  SERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS.
        2799-W. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE RESEARCH.
  S  2799-T.  LEGISLATIVE  INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE RECOGNIZES THE DEMON-
STRATED  COST-EFFECTIVENESS,  IMPROVEMENTS  IN  DISEASE  MANAGEMENT  AND
IMPROVED    PATIENT   OUTCOMES   RESULTING   FROM   THE   PROVISION   OF
TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE SERVICES. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  SERVICES  ARE
THOSE  SERVICES  WHICH  UTILIZE  ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY OVER A GEOGRAPHIC
DISTANCE BETWEEN PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
ASSESSMENT,  MONITORING, INTERVENTION, CLINICAL MANAGEMENT AND/OR EDUCA-
TION WITH PATIENTS. STUDIES HAVE CHRONICLED  SIGNIFICANT  REDUCTIONS  IN
HOSPITALIZATIONS  AND  OTHERWISE  NECESSARY  MEDICAL CARE AS A RESULT OF

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

Co-Sponsors

S662A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3793A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-M §§2799-t - 2799-w, amd §3614, Pub Health L; add §99-u, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3198B, A11415

S662A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Promotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund.

S662A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S662A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 662--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. VALESKY, BRESLIN, O'MARA, RITCHIE -- (at request of
  the Legislative Commission on  Rural  Resources)  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  promoting  the
  development,  provision  and  accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine
  services in New York state; and to amend the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation  to  establishing  a  New  York state telehealth/telemedicine
  development and research grant fund

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state telehealth/telemedicine development act."
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 27-M  to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-M
       NEW YORK STATE TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SECTION 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        2799-U. COORDINATION    OF   DEPARTMENT   RESPONSIBILITIES   FOR
                  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE; ANNUAL PLAN.
        2799-V. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT; GRANTS  FOR  UNDER-
                  SERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS.
        2799-W. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE RESEARCH.
  S  2799-T.  LEGISLATIVE  INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE RECOGNIZES THE DEMON-
STRATED  COST-EFFECTIVENESS,  IMPROVEMENTS  IN  DISEASE  MANAGEMENT  AND
IMPROVED    PATIENT   OUTCOMES   RESULTING   FROM   THE   PROVISION   OF
TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE SERVICES. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  SERVICES  ARE
THOSE  SERVICES  WHICH  UTILIZE  ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY OVER A GEOGRAPHIC

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

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