senate Bill S4817

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires every general hospital to have a community advisory board

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Apr 24, 2013 referred to health

S4817 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4525
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-l, Pub Health L; amd §4, NYC Health & Hosp Corps Act
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7074

S4817 - Summary

Requires every general hospital to have a community advisory board.

S4817 - Sponsor Memo

S4817 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4817

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 New York City  health  and
  hospitals  corporation act, in relation to hospital community advisory
  boards

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

  Section  1.  Section  2803-l  of  the public health law, as amended by
chapter 639 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2803-l. Community service plans AND COMMUNITY  ADVISORY  BOARDS.  1.
The  governing  body  of  a  [voluntary non-profit] general hospital, IN
COOPERATION WITH THE HOSPITAL'S  COMMUNITY  ADVISORY  BOARD  ESTABLISHED
UNDER THIS SECTION, must issue an organizational mission statement iden-
tifying  at  a  minimum  the  populations  and communities served by the
hospital and the hospital's commitment to meeting the health care  needs
of the community.
  2.  The  governing  body, IN COOPERATION WITH THE HOSPITAL'S COMMUNITY
ADVISORY BOARD ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION must at least every  three
years:
  (i) review and amend as necessary the hospital mission statement;
  (ii)  solicit  the  views of the communities served by the hospital on
such issues as the hospital's performance and service priorities;
  (iii) demonstrate the hospital's operational and financial  commitment
to meeting community health care needs, to provide charity care services
and to improve access to health care services by the underserved; and
  (iv) prepare and make available to the public a statement showing on a
combined  basis a summary of the financial resources of the hospital and
related corporations and the allocation of available resources to hospi-
tal purposes including the provision of free or reduced charge services.
  3. The governing body, IN COOPERATION WITH  THE  HOSPITAL'S  COMMUNITY
ADVISORY BOARD, must at least annually prepare and make available to the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01259-01-3

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