|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 12, 2016||referred to health|
senate Bill S7293
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S7293 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S7293 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to deeming central venous lines as medically necessary PURPOSE : To ensure as part of discharge planning for transplant patients, with a central venous line, the designated caregiver shall be consulted on his or her capabilities and limitations in administering medications and providing proper central venous line care. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 is the short title and citation of this act as "Dream's Law," which amends the public health law by adding a new section 2827 which requires as part of discharge planning for transplant patients, with a central venous line, the designated caregiver shall be consulted as soon as possible, but not later than 24 hours prior to discharge, regarding his or her capabilities and limitations in administering medications and providing proper central venous line care. In the event that the designated caregiver is unable or unwilling to confidently carry out these duties, the attending physician shall deem it medically necessary for the patient to have a trained and
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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