senate Bill S4023B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the New York state telehealth/telemedicine act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2014 print number 4023b
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 06, 2013 print number 4023a
amend and recommit to health
Mar 05, 2013 referred to health

S4023 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-M §§2799-t - 2799-w, amd §3614, Pub Health L; add §99-v, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S662A
2009-2010: S3198B

S4023 - Summary

Promotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund.

S4023 - Sponsor Memo

S4023 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4023

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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  promoting  the
  development,  provision  and  accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine
  services in New York state; and to amend the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation  to  establishing  a  New  York state telehealth/telemedicine
  development and research grant fund

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state telehealth/telemedicine development act."
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 27-L  to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-L
       NEW YORK STATE TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SECTION 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        2799-U. COORDINATION    OF   DEPARTMENT   RESPONSIBILITIES   FOR
                  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE; ANNUAL PLAN.
        2799-V. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT; GRANTS  FOR  UNDER-
                  SERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS.
        2799-W. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE RESEARCH.
  S  2799-T.  LEGISLATIVE  INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE RECOGNIZES THE DEMON-
STRATED  COST-EFFECTIVENESS,  IMPROVEMENTS  IN  DISEASE  MANAGEMENT  AND
IMPROVED    PATIENT   OUTCOMES   RESULTING   FROM   THE   PROVISION   OF
TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE SERVICES. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  SERVICES  ARE
THOSE  SERVICES  WHICH  UTILIZE  ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY OVER A GEOGRAPHIC
DISTANCE BETWEEN PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
ASSESSMENT,  MONITORING, INTERVENTION, CLINICAL MANAGEMENT AND/OR EDUCA-
TION WITH PATIENTS. STUDIES HAVE CHRONICLED  SIGNIFICANT  REDUCTIONS  IN
HOSPITALIZATIONS  AND  OTHERWISE  NECESSARY  MEDICAL CARE AS A RESULT OF
TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE INTERVENTION. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER RECOGNIZES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06551-02-3

S4023A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-M §§2799-t - 2799-w, amd §3614, Pub Health L; add §99-v, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S662A
2009-2010: S3198B

S4023A - Summary

Promotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund.

S4023A - Sponsor Memo

S4023A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4023--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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, in relation to promoting the
  development, provision and  accessibility  of  telehealth/telemedicine
  services  in  New  York  state; and to amend the state finance law, in
  relation to establishing  a  New  York  state  telehealth/telemedicine
  development and research grant fund

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
state telehealth/telemedicine development act."
  S  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 27-M to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-M
       NEW YORK STATE TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SECTION 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        2799-U. COORDINATION   OF   DEPARTMENT   RESPONSIBILITIES    FOR
                  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE; ANNUAL PLAN.
        2799-V. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  DEVELOPMENT;  GRANTS FOR UNDER-
                  SERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS.
        2799-W. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE RESEARCH.
  S 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE  RECOGNIZES  THE  DEMON-
STRATED  COST-EFFECTIVENESS,  IMPROVEMENTS  IN  DISEASE  MANAGEMENT  AND
IMPROVED   PATIENT   OUTCOMES   RESULTING   FROM   THE   PROVISION    OF
TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  SERVICES.  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE SERVICES ARE
THOSE SERVICES WHICH UTILIZE ELECTRONIC  TECHNOLOGY  OVER  A  GEOGRAPHIC
DISTANCE  BETWEEN PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR THE PURPOSES OF
ASSESSMENT, MONITORING, INTERVENTION, CLINICAL MANAGEMENT AND/OR  EDUCA-
TION  WITH  PATIENTS.  STUDIES HAVE CHRONICLED SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06551-03-3

S4023B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-M §§2799-t - 2799-w, amd §3614, Pub Health L; add §99-v, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S662A
2009-2010: S3198B

S4023B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Promotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund.

S4023B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4023B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4023--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to promoting the
  development, provision and  accessibility  of  telehealth/telemedicine
  services  in  New  York  state; and to amend the state finance law, in
  relation to establishing  a  New  York  state  telehealth/telemedicine
  development and research grant fund

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
state telehealth/telemedicine development act."
  S  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 27-M to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-M
       NEW YORK STATE TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SECTION 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        2799-U. COORDINATION   OF   DEPARTMENT   RESPONSIBILITIES    FOR
                  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE; ANNUAL PLAN.
        2799-V. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  DEVELOPMENT;  GRANTS FOR UNDER-
                  SERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS.
        2799-W. TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE RESEARCH.
  S 2799-T. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE  RECOGNIZES  THE  DEMON-
STRATED  COST-EFFECTIVENESS,  IMPROVEMENTS  IN  DISEASE  MANAGEMENT  AND
IMPROVED   PATIENT   OUTCOMES   RESULTING   FROM   THE   PROVISION    OF
TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE  SERVICES.  TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICINE SERVICES ARE
THOSE SERVICES WHICH UTILIZE ELECTRONIC  TECHNOLOGY  OVER  A  GEOGRAPHIC
DISTANCE  BETWEEN PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR THE PURPOSES OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06551-04-4

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