assembly Bill A11078

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to home care and community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and education

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Jun 04, 2018 referred to health

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A11078 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8669
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3620-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A3839, S1817

A11078 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the department of health take certain actions for the purpose of supporting home care and community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and education.

A11078 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  11078

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. McDonald) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health law in relation to home care and
  community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and  educa-
  tion

  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
3620-a to read as follows:
  §  3620-A.  SEPSIS.  1.  THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR THE
FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE  COMMUNITY  BASED  SEPSIS
PREVENTION,  SCREENING,  INTERVENTION  AND EDUCATION IN THE STATE, WHICH
MAY INCLUDE, WITHIN AVAILABLE FUNDS AND UPON THE APPROVAL OF  THE  STATE
DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET, GRANTS OR SUPPLEMENTATION OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES
TO  PROVIDERS. SUCH SUPPORTED OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT
ARE NOT LIMITED TO, ON A VOLUNTARY HOME CARE AGENCY BASIS:
  (A) HOME  CARE  AGENCY  INTEGRATION  INTO  ELECTRONIC  HEALTH  RECORDS
SYSTEMS  OF  A  STANDARDIZED  SEPSIS SCREENING AND INTERVENTION TOOL FOR
HOME CARE THAT MEETS ADOPTED  INDUSTRY  STANDARDS  AND  SYNCHRONIZES  TO
SEPSIS CRITERIA UTILIZED IN HOSPITALS ACCORDING TO DEPARTMENTAL PROTOCOL
REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS;
  (B)  TIMELY  AND SYNCHRONIZED EXCHANGE OF HEALTH INFORMATION ON BEHALF
OF PATIENTS MEETING OR SUSPECTED TO  MEET  SEPSIS  CRITERIA,  WITH  SUCH
EXCHANGE  BETWEEN HOME CARE AGENCIES INTEGRATING THE STANDARDIZED SEPSIS
TOOL, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL  SERVICES  PROVIDERS,  HOSPITALS,  PATIENTS'
PRIMARY CARE PRACTITIONERS, AND OTHER CLINICAL PARTNERS, AS APPLICABLE;
  (C)  ESTABLISHMENT  AND  IMPLEMENTATION OF SEPSIS COLLABORATIVES UNDER
THE HOSPITAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN  COLLABORATION  PROGRAM  UNDER  SECTION
TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED FIVE-X OF THIS CHAPTER, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH SHALL
BE TO PILOT TEST THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COLLABORATIVES  IN  PROMOTING  THE
GOALS  OF  THIS SECTION, AS WELL AS TO PILOT THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLINICAL
PATHWAYS AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CARE PLANS FOR EFFECTIVE CARE TRANSITION,
POST-HOSPITAL DISCHARGE CARE, AND SUBSEQUENT SEPSIS PREVENTION AND READ-
MISSION AVOIDANCE FOR SEPSIS SURVIVORS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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