senate Bill S7293

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Dream law"

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Apr 12, 2016 referred to health

S7293 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2827, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1165
2019-2020: S474

S7293 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Dream Law"; deems central venous lines as medically necessary; requires hospitals upon discharge of a patient who medically needs a central venous line after discharge, to consult with the designated caregiver to determine his or her capabilities and limitations.

S7293 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7293 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7293

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  deeming  central
  venous lines as medically necessary

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  the  "Dream
Law".
  S  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2827 to
read as follows:
  S 2827. DISCHARGE OF TRANSPLANT PATIENTS. AS PART OF  DISCHARGE  PLAN-
NING FOR TRANSPLANT PATIENTS WHO WILL BE DISCHARGED FROM A HOSPITAL WITH
A  CENTRAL  VENOUS  LINE, THE DESIGNATED CAREGIVER SHALL BE CONSULTED AS
SOON AS  POSSIBLE,  BUT  NOT  LATER  THAN  TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS  PRIOR  TO
DISCHARGE, REGARDING HIS OR HER CAPABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS IN ADMINIS-
TERING MEDICATIONS AND PROVIDING PROPER CENTRAL VENOUS LINE CARE. IN THE
EVENT THAT THE DESIGNATED CAREGIVER IS UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO CONFIDENT-
LY  CARRY  OUT HIS OR HER DUTIES WITH REGARD TO THE CENTRAL VENOUS LINE,
AND AFTER SUCH CAREGIVER IS ADVISED AS  TO  ALL  AVAILABLE  OPTIONS  FOR
CENTRAL  VENOUS  LINE  CARE,  THEN THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN SHALL DEEM IT
MEDICALLY NECESSARY FOR THE PATIENT TO HAVE A  TRAINED  AND  APPROPRIATE
MEDICAL PERSONNEL UPON DISCHARGE TO PROVIDE PROPER CARE FOR THE ENTIRETY
OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CENTRAL VENOUS LINE.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule
or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effec-
tive date are authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or
before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13917-02-6

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