senate Bill S1117

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the medical harm disclosure act requiring the reporting of medical harm events occurring at hospitals

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S1117 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 29-D Title 1-A §§2997-e - 2997-o, amd §2806, Pub Health L; add §95-h, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6807

S1117 - Summary

Establishes the medical harm disclosure act requiring the reporting of medical harm events occurring at hospitals.

S1117 - Sponsor Memo

S1117 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1117

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 and  the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to establishing the medical harm disclosure act

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "medical harm disclosure act".
  S  2. Article 29-D of the public health law is amended by adding a new
title 1-A to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 1-A
                       MEDICAL HARM DISCLOSURE ACT
SECTION 2997-E. DEFINITIONS.
        2997-F. HOSPITAL REQUIREMENTS.
        2997-G. MEDICAL HARM DISCLOSURE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
        2997-H. METHODOLOGIES FOR COLLECTING, ANALYZING  AND  VALIDATING
                  DATA.
        2997-I. PUBLIC REPORTS.
        2997-J. PRIVACY.
        2997-K. PROTECTION FOR TAKING ACTION.
        2997-L. PATIENT SAFETY TRUST FUND.
        2997-M. DEPARTMENT ACTIONS AND PENALTIES.
        2997-N. OVERSIGHT INFORMATION.
        2997-O. PUBLIC AWARENESS.
  S 2997-E. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "HOSPITAL"  SHALL  MEAN  A HOSPITAL AS DEFINED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. "MEDICAL HARM EVENT" SHALL MEAN HARM TO A PATIENT AS  A  RESULT  OF
MEDICAL CARE OR IN A HEALTH CARE SETTING. IT MAY INCLUDE, BUT SHOULD NOT

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

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