assembly Bill A2552A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to telehealth delivery of services; repealer

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2015 signed chap.6
Mar 06, 2015 delivered to governor
Feb 25, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s2405
Feb 09, 2015 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 05, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.14
Feb 03, 2015 reported
Jan 23, 2015 print number 2552a
Jan 23, 2015 amend and recommit to health
Jan 16, 2015 referred to health

A2552 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2405
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2 sub 1 ¶¶ (o) - (s), add Art 29-G §§2999-cc & 2999-dd, §4406-g, Pub Health L; rpld §3216 sub§ (i) ¶30, §3221 sub§ (k) ¶19, §4303 sub§ (oo), add §§3217-h & 4306-g, amd §3229, Ins L; amd §367-u, Soc Serv L; amd §7, Chap 550 of 2014

A2552 - Summary

Relates to telehealth delivery of services.

A2552 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2552

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 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, the insurance law and the  social
  services  law,  in relation to the telehealth delivery of services; to
  amend chapter 550 of the laws of 2014, amending the public health law,
  the insurance law and the social services law, relating to  the  tele-
  health delivery of services, in relation to the effectiveness thereof;
  and  to  repeal  certain  provisions  of the public health law and the
  insurance law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (o), (p), (q), (r) and (s) of subdivision 1 of
section 2 of the public health law are REPEALED.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 29-G  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 29-G
                      TELEHEALTH DELIVERY OF SERVICES
SECTION 2999-CC. DEFINITIONS.
        2999-DD. TELEHEALTH DELIVERY OF SERVICES.
  S  2999-CC.  DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "DISTANT SITE" MEANS A SITE  AT  WHICH  A  TELEHEALTH  PROVIDER  IS
LOCATED WHILE DELIVERING HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY MEANS OF TELEHEALTH.
  2. "TELEHEALTH PROVIDER" MEANS:
  (A) A PHYSICIAN LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF
THE EDUCATION LAW;
  (B)  A  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED
THIRTY-ONE-B OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
  (C) A DENTIST LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF
THE EDUCATION LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07659-02-5

A2552A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2405
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2 sub 1 ¶¶ (o) - (s), add Art 29-G §§2999-cc & 2999-dd, §4406-g, Pub Health L; rpld §3216 sub§ (i) ¶30, §3221 sub§ (k) ¶19, §4303 sub§ (oo), add §§3217-h & 4306-g, amd §3229, Ins L; amd §367-u, Soc Serv L; amd §7, Chap 550 of 2014

A2552A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to telehealth delivery of services.

A2552A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2552--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. RUSSELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the insurance law and the  social
  services  law,  in relation to the telehealth delivery of services; to
  amend chapter 550 of the laws of 2014, amending the public health law,
  the insurance law and the social services law, relating to  the  tele-
  health delivery of services, in relation to the effectiveness thereof;
  and  to  repeal  certain  provisions  of the public health law and the
  insurance law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (o), (p), (q), (r) and (s) of subdivision 1 of
section 2 of the public health law are REPEALED.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 29-G  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 29-G
                      TELEHEALTH DELIVERY OF SERVICES
SECTION 2999-CC. DEFINITIONS.
        2999-DD. TELEHEALTH DELIVERY OF SERVICES.
  S  2999-CC.  DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "DISTANT SITE" MEANS A SITE  AT  WHICH  A  TELEHEALTH  PROVIDER  IS
LOCATED WHILE DELIVERING HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY MEANS OF TELEHEALTH.
  2. "TELEHEALTH PROVIDER" MEANS:
  (A) A PHYSICIAN LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF
THE EDUCATION LAW;
  (B)  A  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED
THIRTY-ONE-B OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
  (C) A DENTIST LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF
THE EDUCATION LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07659-03-5

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