assembly Bill A9610B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Aug 04, 2014 signed chap.199
Jul 31, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.870
substituted for a9610b
Jun 19, 2014 substituted by s7234b
Jun 16, 2014 amended on third reading 9610b
Jun 16, 2014 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Jun 12, 2014 recommitted to health
returned to senate
repassed assembly
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 9610a
Jun 09, 2014 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 30, 2014 advanced to third reading cal.870
May 27, 2014 reported
May 20, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
May 12, 2014 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

A9610 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7234
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2500-k & 4406-f, amd §§207, 2803-j & 2803-n, Pub Health L; add §§3217-g & 4306-f, Ins L

A9610 - Summary

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment.

A9610 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9610

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to the provision of maternal depression  education,  screening  guide-
  lines, and referrals for treatment

  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
2500-k to read as follows:
  S  2500-K.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "MATERNAL DEPRESSION" MEANS A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND  PSYCHO-
LOGICAL  REACTIONS  A  WOMAN  MAY  EXPERIENCE  DURING PREGNANCY OR AFTER
CHILDBIRTH. THESE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED  TO,  FEEL-
INGS  OF  DESPAIR  OR  EXTREME GUILT, PROLONGED SADNESS, LACK OF ENERGY,
DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING, FATIGUE,  EXTREME  CHANGES  IN  APPETITE,  AND
THOUGHTS  OF  SUICIDE  OR  OF  HARMING THE BABY. MATERNAL DEPRESSION MAY
INCLUDE PRENATAL DEPRESSION, THE "BABY BLUES," POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, OR
POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS -- THE SEVEREST FORM.
  (B) "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" MEANS A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE,  NURSE
PRACTITIONER,  OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, ATTENDING A  PREGNANT
WOMAN  OR  A  WOMAN UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH, INCLUDING A PRACTI-
TIONER ATTENDING THE WOMAN'S CHILD UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH.
  2. MATERNAL DEPRESSION INFORMATION. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH,  SHALL  MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO
MATERNAL  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDERS INFORMATION ON MATERNAL DEPRESSION. THE
INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) A SUMMARY OF THE CURRENT EVIDENCE BASE AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDELINES
FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION SCREENING;
  (II) VALIDATED, EVIDENCE-BASED TOOLS FOR MATERNAL  DEPRESSION  SCREEN-
ING;
  (III) INFORMATION ABOUT FOLLOW-UP SUPPORT FOR PATIENTS WHO MAY REQUIRE
FURTHER  EVALUATION,  REFERRAL,  OR TREATMENT INCLUDING, WHEN AVAILABLE,

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

Co-Sponsors

A9610A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7234
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2500-k & 4406-f, amd §§207, 2803-j & 2803-n, Pub Health L; add §§3217-g & 4306-f, Ins L

A9610A - Summary

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment.

A9610A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9610--A
                                                        Cal. No. 870

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways
  and Means -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,  recalled
  from  the  Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended, ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to the provision of maternal depression  education,  screening  guide-
  lines, and referrals for treatment

  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
2500-k to read as follows:
  S  2500-K.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "MATERNAL DEPRESSION" MEANS A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND  PSYCHO-
LOGICAL  REACTIONS  A  WOMAN  MAY  EXPERIENCE  DURING PREGNANCY OR AFTER
CHILDBIRTH. THESE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED  TO,  FEEL-
INGS  OF  DESPAIR  OR  EXTREME GUILT, PROLONGED SADNESS, LACK OF ENERGY,
DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING, FATIGUE,  EXTREME  CHANGES  IN  APPETITE,  AND
THOUGHTS  OF  SUICIDE  OR  OF  HARMING THE BABY. MATERNAL DEPRESSION MAY
INCLUDE PRENATAL DEPRESSION, THE "BABY BLUES," POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, OR
POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS -- THE SEVEREST FORM.
  (B) "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" MEANS A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE,  NURSE
PRACTITIONER,  OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, ATTENDING A  PREGNANT
WOMAN  OR  A  WOMAN UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH, INCLUDING A PRACTI-
TIONER ATTENDING THE WOMAN'S CHILD UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH.
  2. MATERNAL DEPRESSION INFORMATION. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH,  SHALL  MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO
MATERNAL  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDERS INFORMATION ON MATERNAL DEPRESSION. THE
INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) A SUMMARY OF THE CURRENT EVIDENCE BASE AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDELINES
FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION SCREENING;

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

Co-Sponsors

A9610B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7234
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2500-k & 4406-f, amd §§207, 2803-j & 2803-n, Pub Health L; add §§3217-g & 4306-f, Ins L

A9610B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment.

A9610B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9610--B
                                                        Cal. No. 870

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways
  and Means -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,  recalled
  from  the  Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended, ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order  of  third  reading  --  repassed  by
  Assembly  and  delivered to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote
  reconsidered, bill amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place  on
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to  the  provision  of maternal depression education, screening guide-
  lines, and referrals for treatment

  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
2500-k to read as follows:
  S 2500-K.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN  THIS
SECTION:
  (A)  "MATERNAL DEPRESSION" MEANS A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHO-
LOGICAL REACTIONS A WOMAN  MAY  EXPERIENCE  DURING  PREGNANCY  OR  AFTER
CHILDBIRTH.  THESE  REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, FEEL-
INGS OF DESPAIR OR EXTREME GUILT, PROLONGED  SADNESS,  LACK  OF  ENERGY,
DIFFICULTY  CONCENTRATING,  FATIGUE,  EXTREME  CHANGES  IN APPETITE, AND
THOUGHTS OF SUICIDE OR OF HARMING  THE  BABY.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION  MAY
INCLUDE PRENATAL DEPRESSION, THE "BABY BLUES," POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, OR
POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS -- THE SEVEREST FORM.
  (B)  "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" MEANS A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE, NURSE
PRACTITIONER, OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE  PRACTITIONER
ACTING  WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, ATTENDING A PREGNANT
WOMAN OR A WOMAN UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH,  INCLUDING  A  PRACTI-
TIONER ATTENDING THE WOMAN'S CHILD UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH.
  2. MATERNAL DEPRESSION INFORMATION. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF MENTAL HEALTH, SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE TO
MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS INFORMATION ON MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  THE
INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets