senate Bill S6460

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires health care providers and practitioners to provide contact information for the NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care program

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Jan 27, 2014 referred to health

S6460 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2997-e, Pub Health L

S6460 - Summary

Requires health care providers and practitioners to provide contact information for the NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care program.

S6460 - Sponsor Memo

S6460 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6460

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2014
                               ___________

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  requiring  health
  care  providers  and  practitioners to provide contact information for
  the NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care 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
2997-e to read as follows:
  S 2997-E. PROVISION OF CONTACT INFORMATION RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE.
WHENEVER A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER MAKES  A  RECOMMENDATION
REGARDING THE NECESSITY OF LONG TERM CARE SERVICES OR A REFERRAL FOR THE
RECEIPT  OF  LONG  TERM  CARE  SERVICES  TO  A  PATIENT,  THE PATIENT OR
PATIENT'S DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE HEALTH CARE
PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER THE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR NY CONNECTS: CHOIC-
ES FOR LONG TERM CARE, ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  EIGHT  OF
SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED  THREE  OF  THE ELDER LAW, THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE
PATIENT'S COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OR PROSPECTIVE COUNTY OF  RESIDENCE  BASED
ON THE PREFERENCE OF THE PATIENT.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13593-02-4

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