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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S131
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S131 - Details
S131 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S131 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring hospitals to obtain the name of the school attended by school-aged patients and to include this information in their admission registration forms PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill provides that hospital, medical clinics and private practice physicians include a request for the school grade and name of the school attended by their school-aged patients name and that this information be included as part of the written vital patient data collected prior to treatment and establishes a protocol for immediate notification of the local department of health if said school-aged child is diagnosed with an infectious and communicable disease. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill adds section 2805-v of the public health law to require hospitals, medical clinics and private practice physicians to request, upon treatment of school-aged patients, the grade and name of the school that said school-aged patient attends and to include such inquiry in their patient records. This bill further adds a new
S131 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 131 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 requiring hospi- tals to obtain the name of the school attended by school-aged patients and to include this information in their admission registration forms 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 230-e to read as follows: S 230-E. REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS. EVERY PHYSICIAN SHALL INQUIRE AND DOCUMENT AS PART OF HIS OR HER PATIENT REGISTRATION, THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE SCHOOL ATTENDED BY SUCH PHYSICIAN'S SCHOOL-AGED PATIENTS AND INCLUDE SUCH INFORMATION IN THE PATIENTS' MEDICAL REGISTRATION FORM. S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2805-v to read as follows: S 2805-V. ADMISSION REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS. ALL HOSPITALS SHALL INQUIRE AND DOCUMENT THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE SCHOOL ATTENDED BY SCHOOL-AGED PATIENTS UPON ADMISSION, AND INCLUDE SUCH INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALS' ADMISSION REGISTRATION FORM. S 3. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2113 to read as follows: S 2113. INFECTIOUS AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASE; NOTIFICATION PROTOCOL FOR SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED TEN OF THIS TITLE, THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. 1. WHERE A SCHOOL-AGED PATIENT IS REGISTERED FOR TREAT- MENT, ADMITTED WITH AN INFECTIOUS OR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OR ADMITTED FOR OBSERVATION TO RULE OUT AN INFECTIOUS OR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE, SUCH HOSPITAL SHALL NOTIFY THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IMMEDIATELY AS REQUIRED BY SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE. IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, HOSPITALS SHALL CONTACT THE DEPART- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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