assembly Bill A7903

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Includes certain facilities in the definition of originating site

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
May 29, 2015 referred to health

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A7903 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2999-cc, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A1464

A7903 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes public, private and charter elementary and secondary schools, school age child care programs and child day care centers within the state of New York, assisted living facilities, adult homes, continuing care retirement communities and other senior living residences within the state of New York in the definition of originating site.

A7903 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7903

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. RUSSELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to including  certain
  facilities in the definition of originating site

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 2999-cc of the public health  law,
as  added  by  chapter  6  of  the  laws  of 2015, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. "Originating site" means a site at which a patient  is  located  at
the  time  health  care services are delivered to him or her by means of
telehealth. Originating sites shall be limited  to  facilities  licensed
under  articles  twenty-eight  and  forty of this chapter, facilities as
defined in subdivision six of section 1.03 of the  mental  hygiene  law,
private  physician's  offices  located  within  the  state  of New York,
PUBLIC, PRIVATE AND CHARTER ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS, SCHOOL AGE
CHILD CARE PROGRAMS AND CHILD DAY CARE CENTERS WITHIN THE STATE  OF  NEW
YORK,  ASSISTED  LIVING FACILITIES, ADULT HOMES, CONTINUING CARE RETIRE-
MENT COMMUNITIES AND OTHER SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES WITHIN THE STATE  OF
NEW YORK, and, when a patient is receiving health care services by means
of  remote  patient monitoring, the patient's place of residence located
within the state of New York or other temporary location located  within
or outside the state of New York.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as chapter 6 of the laws of 2015 takes effect.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11326-01-5