senate Bill S5733

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to including occupational and physical therapists within the definition of telehealth providers

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7488 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.454
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s5733
Jun 15, 2015 substituted by a7488
ordered to third reading cal.1586
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2015 referred to health

S5733 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2999-cc, Pub Health L

S5733 - Summary

Includes occupational and physical therapists within the definition of telehealth providers.

S5733 - Sponsor Memo

S5733 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5733

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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 including physical
  therapists and occupational therapists as telehealth providers

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 2999-cc of the public health law,
as added by chapter 6 of the  laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  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;
  (d) a nurse practitioner licensed  pursuant  to  article  one  hundred
thirty-nine of the education law;
  (e)  a  registered professional nurse licensed pursuant to article one
hundred thirty-nine of the education law only when such nurse is receiv-
ing patient-specific health information or medical  data  at  a  distant
site by means of remote patient monitoring;
  (f) a podiatrist licensed pursuant to article one hundred forty-one of
the education law;
  (g)  an  optometrist  licensed  pursuant to article one hundred forty-
three of the education law;
  (h) a psychologist licensed pursuant to  article  one  hundred  fifty-
three of the education law;
  (i)  a  social  worker licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-
four of the education law;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10951-01-5

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