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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 14, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S2183
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- In Committee
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S2183 - Details
S2183 - Summary
Authorizes certain health care professionals licensed to practice in other jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection with an event sanctioned by Remote Area Medical.
S2183 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2183 TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize certain health care professionals licensed to practice in other jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection with an event sanctioned by Remote Area Medical; and provid- ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OF GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to author- ize certain health care professionals licensed to practice in other jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection with an event sanctioned by Remote Area Medical. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill notwithstanding any inconsist- ent provision of the law allows any person who is licensed to practi- tioner in designated fields the ability to provide professional services without first being licensed with title 8 of the education law. Services will only be provided during the time period specified by Remote Area Medical. JUSTIFICATION: The access to high quality health care services is a concern of all New Yorkers. Access to such services is severely limited for some residents of this state due to high cost of medical procedures and now with the cuts to Medicare in New York State even more help is needed in helping the lower and middle class. The mobile health clinic began in 1985 serving undeveloped countries and later rural America. Remote Area Medical provides various medical services to people who are
S2183 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2183 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SMITH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to authorize certain health care professionals licensed to prac- tice in other jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection with an event sanctioned by Remote Area Medical; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, any person who is licensed to practice as a physician, physician's assist- ant, massage therapist, physical therapist, chiropractor, dentist, opto- metrist, nurse, nurse practitioner or podiatrist in another state or territory, who is in good standing in such state or territory and who has been appointed by Remote Area Medical to provide professional services at an event in this state sanctioned by Remote Area Medical, may provide such professional services at a Remote Area Medical Clinic in New York City without first being licensed pursuant to the provisions of title 8 of the education law. Such services shall be provided only during the time period of December 1 through December 31, 2014. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be deemed repealed December 31, 2014. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02731-01-3
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