senate Bill S5258

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the hospital-home care-physician collaboration program in the department of health

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S5258
17
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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S5258 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7899
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2805-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

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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