assembly Bill A2733A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Apr 12, 2017 print number 2733a
Apr 12, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 23, 2017 referred to health

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A2733 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5588
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-x, add §3001-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7503
2019-2020: A1208, S1805

A2733 - Summary

Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services as part of the hospital-home care-physician collaboration program.

A2733 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2733

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GOTTFRIED, SKOUFIS, RAIA, LUPINACCI, LUPARDO --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LOPEZ -- read once and referred to  the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to community paramed-
  icine services provided by emergency medical providers

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

  Section 1. Section 3000 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a third undesignated paragraph to read as follows:
  THE  PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS ALSO TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF INDIVID-
UALS IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS BY AUTHORIZING EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS,
WORKING UNDER MEDICAL CONTROL, TO PERFORM SERVICES THAT ARE WITHIN THEIR
SCOPE OF PRACTICE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, IN CIRCUMSTANCES  OTHER  THAN
THE INITIAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE AND TRANSPORTATION OF SICK OR INJURED
PERSONS.
  §  2.  Subdivision  15  of  section  3001 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 445 of the laws  of  1993,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  15.  "Medical  control"  means: (a) advice and direction provided by a
physician or under the direction  of  a  physician  to  certified  first
responders,  emergency medical technicians or advanced emergency medical
technicians who are providing medical care at the scene of an  emergency
or en route to a health care facility, OR IN COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE; and
(b) indirect medical control including the written policies, procedures,
and protocols for prehospital emergency medical care and transportation,
OR  IN  COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE, developed by the state emergency medical
advisory committee, approved by the  state  emergency  medical  services
council  and the commissioner, and implemented by regional medical advi-
sory committees.
  § 3. Section 3001 of the public health law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:

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

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A2733A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5588
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-x, add §3001-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7503
2019-2020: A1208, S1805

A2733A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services as part of the hospital-home care-physician collaboration program.

A2733A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2733--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GOTTFRIED, SKOUFIS, RAIA, LUPINACCI, LUPARDO,
  D'URSO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  LOPEZ  --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing colla-
  borative programs for community paramedicine services

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

  Section 1. Section 2805-x of  the  public  health  law,  as  added  by
section  48  of  part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, is amended to
read as follows:
  § 2805-x. Hospital-home care-physician collaboration program.  1.  The
purpose  of  this section shall be to facilitate innovation in hospital,
home care agency and physician collaboration in meeting the  community's
health  care  needs.  It  shall provide a framework to support voluntary
initiatives in collaboration to improve patient care access and  manage-
ment,  patient  health outcomes, cost-effectiveness in the use of health
care services and community population health. Such collaborative HOSPI-
TAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN initiatives may  also  include  payors,  skilled
nursing  facilities, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES and other interdiscipli-
nary providers, practitioners and  service  entities  AS  PART  OF  SUCH
HOSPITAL-HOME  CARE-PHYSICIAN  COLLABORATIVE  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN
THE CASE OF COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE AS SET  FORTH  IN  THIS
SECTION  AND  ARTICLE  THIRTY  OF  THIS CHAPTER, THE COLLABORATIVE SHALL
MINIMALLY COMPRISE HOSPITAL, HOME CARE, PHYSICIAN, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL
SERVICES PARTNERS.
  2. For purposes of this section:
  (a) "Hospital" shall include a general hospital  as  defined  in  this
article or other inpatient facility for rehabilitation or specialty care
within the definition of hospital in this article.

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