senate Bill S4488A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 reported and committed to insurance
Jan 25, 2016 print number 4488a
Jan 25, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Apr 22, 2015 reported and committed to insurance
Mar 24, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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May 4, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S4488A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 4, 2016

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Apr 22, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S4488
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4488 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A115
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2011-2012: S5153, A344
2013-2014: S1674, A414
2017-2018: S3705, A275
2019-2020: S3158, A568

S4488 - Summary

Provides for a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course in obstetrics or midwifery.

S4488 - Sponsor Memo

S4488 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4488

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to premium reduction for obstetric practitioners who complete  a  risk
  management strategies course

  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
2506-a to read as follows:
  S  2506-A.  RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES  IN  OBSTETRICS AND MIDWIFERY
COURSES. 1. IN ORDER TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, BIRTH  OUTCOMES  AND  TO
PROMOTE  INFORMED  CONSULTATION  BY  PATIENTS  WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS AND
LICENSED MIDWIVES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM
PERIODS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES
FOR ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION
FOUR  OF  THIS SECTION THAT COVERS RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTET-
RICS AND MIDWIFERY AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH
RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SUCH STANDARDS AS
THE COMMISSIONER MAY PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION. IN PRESCRIBING SUCH  REGU-
LATIONS,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  CONSULT  WITH THE AMERICAN CONGRESS OF
OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF  LICENSED
MIDWIVES  AND  OTHER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN OR
LICENSED MIDWIFE WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT STRATE-
GIES COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL  RECEIVE  CONTINUING  MEDICAL
EDUCATION CREDIT AND A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.
  2.   COURSES ON RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH
INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM PERIODS SHALL PROMOTE EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL
GUIDELINES AND PATIENT SAFETY PROTOCOLS  FROM  BOTH  THE  MIDWIFERY  AND
OBSTETRICAL  PERSPECTIVES. OPTIONS FOR COURSES SHOULD BE APPROPRIATE FOR
THE RESPECTIVE PROFESSION AND  MAY  INCLUDE  INFORMATION  AND  EDUCATION
ADDRESSING  RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRACTICE OF OBSTETRICS AND MIDWIF-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00091-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4488A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A115
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2011-2012: S5153, A344
2013-2014: S1674, A414
2017-2018: S3705, A275
2019-2020: S3158, A568

S4488A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course in obstetrics or midwifery.

S4488A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4488A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4488--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MURPHY, ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Health in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to premium reduction for obstetric practitioners who complete  a  risk
  management strategies course

  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
2506-a to read as follows:
  S  2506-A.  RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES  IN  OBSTETRICS AND MIDWIFERY
COURSES. 1. IN ORDER TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, BIRTH  OUTCOMES  AND  TO
PROMOTE  INFORMED  CONSULTATION  BY  PATIENTS  WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS AND
LICENSED MIDWIVES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM
PERIODS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES
FOR ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION
FOUR  OF  THIS SECTION THAT COVERS RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTET-
RICS AND MIDWIFERY AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH
RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SUCH STANDARDS AS
THE COMMISSIONER MAY PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION. IN PRESCRIBING SUCH  REGU-
LATIONS,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  CONSULT  WITH THE AMERICAN CONGRESS OF
OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF  LICENSED
MIDWIVES  AND  OTHER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN OR
LICENSED MIDWIFE WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT STRATE-
GIES COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL  RECEIVE  CONTINUING  MEDICAL
EDUCATION CREDIT AND A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.
  2.   COURSES ON RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH
INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM PERIODS SHALL PROMOTE EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL
GUIDELINES AND PATIENT SAFETY PROTOCOLS  FROM  BOTH  THE  MIDWIFERY  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00091-03-6

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