senate Bill S2647

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the Erie county medical center corporation to enter into agreements for the creation and operation of a health care delivery system network

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2015 approval memo.20
signed chap.560
Dec 07, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.495
substituted for a5254
Jun 01, 2015 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.597
Feb 25, 2015 reported and committed to health
Jan 27, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 12, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S2647
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 25, 2015 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S2647
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2015

excused (1)

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S2647 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5254
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3626 & 3631, Pub Auth L

S2647 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the Erie county medical center corporation to enter into agreements for the creation and operation of a health care delivery system network.

S2647 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2647 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2647

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  GALLIVAN  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Corpo-
  rations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing
  the Erie county medical center corporation to  enter  into  agreements
  for  the  creation  and  operation  of  a  health care delivery system
  network

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

  Section  1.  Section  3626 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. AS A FREE-STANDING PUBLIC HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, THE CORPORATION  IS
AT  A  COMPETITIVE  DISADVANTAGE IN THE CURRENT AND EMERGING HEALTH CARE
ENVIRONMENT, YET IT CANNOT BECOME PART OF A LARGER SYSTEM  OF  CORPORATE
ENTITIES WHILE MAINTAINING ITS PUBLIC STATUS. SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENTS IN
THE  PUBLIC  ASSETS  OF  THE CORPORATION AND ITS EFFORTS TO PROVIDE HIGH
QUALITY HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO MEDICALLY  UNDERSERVED  POPULATIONS  ARE
JEOPARDIZED  BY THE CORPORATION'S INABILITY TO COMPETE ON ITS OWN AND BY
POTENTIAL LIMITS ON ITS ABILITY TO COLLABORATE  WITH  OTHER  PUBLIC  AND
PRIVATE  PROVIDERS,  ENTITIES  AND INDIVIDUALS. THE STATE FINDS THAT THE
BENEFITS OF COLLABORATION BY THE CORPORATION OUTWEIGH ANY ADVERSE IMPACT
ON COMPETITION. THE BENEFITS OF THE CORPORATION'S COLLABORATIVE  EFFORTS
INCLUDE  PRESERVING  AND  EXPANDING  NEEDED  HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN ITS
PRIMARY SERVICE AREA; CONSOLIDATING UNNEEDED OR DUPLICATIVE HEALTH  CARE
SERVICES; ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF, AND EXPANDING ACCESS TO, HEALTH CARE
DELIVERED  TO  MEDICALLY  UNDERSERVED  POPULATIONS;  LOWERING  COSTS AND
IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF THE HEALTH CARE SERVICES  IT  DELIVERS;  AND
ACHIEVING  IMPROVED REIMBURSEMENT FROM NON-GOVERNMENTAL PAYORS. BASED ON
THE FINDINGS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, THE STATE  HEREBY  AFFIRMATIVELY
EXPRESS  A  POLICY  TO  ALLOW THE CORPORATION TO ENGAGE IN COLLABORATIVE
ACTIVITIES CONSISTENT WITH ITS  HEALTH  CARE  PURPOSES,  NOTWITHSTANDING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07894-02-5

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