|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S1716
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1716 - Details
S1716 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1716 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to the establishment of the New York state task force on health care cost reduction through entrepreneurial innovation PURPOSE: The New York State Task Force on Health Care Cost Reduction Through Entrepreneurial Innovation is charged with producing a comprehensive statewide plan for development of industries that deliver products and services that will reduce the cost of health care while creating jobs and stimulating economic activity throughout the State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation outlines the duties of the Department of Economic Development in establishing the Task Force, requires identification and assessment of the types of conditions that are treated through the health care system in which costs may be lowered through use of currently available or new products or services, and details the expected findings to be included in the report. The membership of the task force shall include the Commissioner of Department, five members appointed by the Governor, four members appointed by temporary president of the Senate, four members
S1716 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1716 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, PERKINS, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business AN ACT to amend the economic development law, in relation to the estab- lishment of the New York state task force on health care cost reduction through entrepreneurial innovation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The economic development law is amended by adding a new section 139 to read as follows: S 139. NEW YORK STATE TASK FORCE ON HEALTH CARE COST REDUCTION THROUGH ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION. 1. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT OPPORTUNITIES EXIST TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY, AND HEALTH THROUGH NONSURGICAL AND NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL MEANS BY ENCOURAGING COOPERATION OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, MANUFACTURERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, RESEARCHERS AND ENGINEERS TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. BY DEVELOPING PRODUCTS THAT HELP OUR SENIORS STAY IN THEIR HOMES LONGER, PEOPLE ON SPECIAL DIETS GET THE FOOD THAT THEY NEED AT A COST THEY CAN AFFORD, OR ENABLING REMOTE EMERGENCY WORKERS TO RESPOND MORE EFFECTIVELY, ULTIMATELY, HEALTH CARE COSTS ARE REDUCED. THEREFORE, THE LEGISLATURE ESTABLISHES THE NEW YORK STATE TASK FORCE ON HEALTH CARE COST REDUCTION THROUGH ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION IN ORDER TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE PLAN FOR DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIES THAT DELIVER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO REDUCE THE COST OF HEALTH CARE WHILE CREATING JOBS AND STIMULATING ECONOMIC ACTIVITY THROUGHOUT THE STATE. 2. THE DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, SHALL ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO UNDERTAKE AN ASSESSMENT OF CONDITIONS THAT ARE TREATED IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM WHERE COSTS ARE LOWERED THROUGH USE OF CURRENTLY AVAILABLE OR NEW PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC, NOT-FOR-PROFIT AND PRIVATE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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