senate Bill S1674A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Feb 21, 2013 print number 1674a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S1674A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S1674A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

aye wr (3)
excused (1)

Bill Amendments

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A (Active)
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S1674 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A414A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5153B, A344B
2009-2010: A759

S1674 - Summary

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

S1674 - Sponsor Memo

S1674 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1674

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 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.
  2.   COURSES ON RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH
INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM PERIODS SHALL PROMOTE EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL
GUIDELINES AND PATIENT SAFETY PROTOCOLS  FROM  BOTH  THE  MIDWIFERY  AND
OBSTETRICAL  PERSPECTIVES. OPTIONS FOR COURSES SHOULD BE APPROPRIATE FOR
THE RESPECTIVE PROFESSION AND  MAY  INCLUDE  INFORMATION  AND  EDUCATION

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

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S1674A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A414A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5153B, A344B
2009-2010: A759

S1674A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1674A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1674A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1674--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 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.
  2.  COURSES ON RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES DURING THE PRENATAL  THROUGH
INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM PERIODS SHALL PROMOTE EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL
GUIDELINES  AND  PATIENT  SAFETY  PROTOCOLS  FROM BOTH THE MIDWIFERY AND

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

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