|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 16, 2014||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 02, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 29, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 28, 2014||1st report cal.948|
|May 06, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|May 15, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S5258
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5258 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §2805-w, Pub Health L
S5258 - Summary
Establishes the hospital-home care-physician collaboration program in the department of health to facilitate innovation in hospital, home care agency and physician collaboration in meeting health care needs in communities.
S5258 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5258 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing a hospital-home care-physician collaboration program PURPOSE: To facilitate improvement, efficiency and strengthened infrastructure in the health care system though collaborative hospital, home care and physician initiatives. Provides support for these initiatives through funding and regulatory flexibility. Also includes nursing homes, multidisciplinary providers and practitioners, payors, and other service entities as additional potential partners. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one establishes a new section 2805-w of the public health law, "Hospital-Home Care-Physician Collaboration Program." Subdivision 1 states the purpose, to provide a framework to support collaborative hospital-home care-physician initiatives for improving patient care access and management, patient health outcomes, cost-effectiveness in the use of health care services, and community population health. Collaborating partners may also include skilled nursing facilities, other interdisciplinary providers and practitioners, payors and others.
S5258 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5258 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 15, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- 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 establishing a hospital-home care-physician collaboration program 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 2805-w to read as follows: S 2805-W. HOSPITAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN COLLABORATION PROGRAM. 1. THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE TO FACILITATE INNOVATION IN HOSPITAL, HOME CARE AGENCY AND PHYSICIAN COLLABORATION IN MEETING THE COMMUNITY'S HEALTH CARE NEEDS. IT SHALL PROVIDE A FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT VOLUNTARY INITIATIVES IN COLLABORATION TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE ACCESS AND MANAGE- MENT, PATIENT HEALTH OUTCOMES, COST-EFFECTIVENESS IN THE USE OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY POPULATION HEALTH. SUCH COLLABORATIVE INITI- ATIVES MAY ALSO INCLUDE PAYORS, SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES AND OTHER INTERDISCIPLINARY PROVIDERS, PRACTITIONERS AND SERVICE ENTITIES. 2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "HOSPITAL" SHALL INCLUDE A GENERAL HOSPITAL AS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE OR OTHER INPATIENT FACILITY FOR REHABILITATION OR SPECIALTY CARE WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF HOSPITAL IN THIS ARTICLE. (B) "HOME CARE AGENCY" SHALL MEAN A CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AGENCY, LONG TERM HOME HEALTH CARE PROGRAM OR LICENSED HOME CARE SERVICES AGENCY AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE THIRTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER. (C) "PAYOR" SHALL MEAN A HEALTH PLAN APPROVED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, OR ARTICLE THIRTY-TWO OR FORTY-THREE OF THE INSURANCE LAW. (D) "PRACTITIONER" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH OR HEALTH RELATED PROFESSIONS LICENSED PURSUANT TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10954-01-3
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