assembly Bill A275

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course

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Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.22
May 04, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.255
May 02, 2017 reported
Jan 17, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 05, 2017 referred to health

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A275 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3705
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2011-2012: A344, S5153
2013-2014: A414, S1674
2015-2016: A115, S4488
2019-2020: A568, S3158

A275 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course in obstetrics or midwifery.

A275 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   275

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, GUNTHER, KAVANAGH, ROSENTHAL, JAFFEE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, WOERNER, SKOUFIS, FAHY --  Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M. of A.  GALEF, LIFTON, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, PERRY, TITONE -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to premium reduction for obstetric practitioners who complete  a  risk
  management strategies course

  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
2506-a to read as follows:
  §  2506-A.  RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES  IN  OBSTETRICS AND MIDWIFERY
COURSES. 1. IN ORDER TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, BIRTH  OUTCOMES  AND  TO
PROMOTE  INFORMED  CONSULTATION  BY  PATIENTS  WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS AND
LICENSED MIDWIVES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM
PERIODS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES
FOR ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION
FOUR  OF  THIS SECTION THAT COVERS RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTET-
RICS AND MIDWIFERY AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH
RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SUCH STANDARDS AS
THE COMMISSIONER MAY PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION. IN PRESCRIBING SUCH  REGU-
LATIONS,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  CONSULT  WITH THE AMERICAN CONGRESS OF
OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF  LICENSED
MIDWIVES  AND  OTHER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN OR
LICENSED MIDWIFE WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT STRATE-
GIES COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL  RECEIVE  CONTINUING  MEDICAL
EDUCATION CREDIT AND A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.
  2.   COURSES ON RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH
INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM PERIODS SHALL PROMOTE EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL
GUIDELINES AND PATIENT SAFETY PROTOCOLS  FROM  BOTH  THE  MIDWIFERY  AND
OBSTETRICAL  PERSPECTIVES. OPTIONS FOR COURSES SHOULD BE APPROPRIATE FOR

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