assembly Bill A6797A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain care and treatment to injured employees

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2018 referred to labor
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.475
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 20, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 19, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.492
rules report cal.492
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 09, 2017 print number 6797a
Jun 09, 2017 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 17, 2017 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

A6797 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S406A
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13, 13-b & 13-g, Work Comp L

A6797 - Summary

Authorizes certain care and treatment to injured employees receiving workers' compensation benefits; relates to massage therapy services.

A6797 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6797

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  authoriz-
  ing certain care and treatment to injured employees

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

  Section 1. The closing paragraph of subdivision (a) of section  13  of
the  workers'  compensation  law, as amended by chapter 6 of the laws of
2007, is amended to read as follows:
  The chair shall prepare and establish a schedule  for  the  state,  or
schedules  limited  to  defined localities, of charges and fees for such
medical treatment and care, and including all medical, dental, surgical,
optometric or other attendance or treatment, nurse and hospital service,
medicine, optometric services, crutches, eye-glasses, false teeth, arti-
ficial eyes, orthotics, prosthetic  devices,  functional  assistive  and
adaptive  devices  and apparatus in accordance with and to be subject to
change pursuant to rules promulgated by the chair. Before preparing such
schedule for the state or schedules for  limited  localities  the  chair
shall  request  the president of the medical society of the state of New
York and the president of the New York state osteopathic medical society
to submit to him or her a report on the amount of remuneration deemed by
such society to be fair and adequate for the types of medical care to be
rendered under this chapter, but consideration shall  be  given  to  the
view  of  other interested parties. In the case of physical therapy fees
schedules the chair shall request the president of a recognized  profes-
sional  association representing physical therapists in the state of New
York to submit to him or her a report  on  the  amount  of  remuneration
deemed  by  such  association  to be fair and reasonable for the type of
physical therapy services rendered under this chapter, but consideration
shall be given to the views of other  interested  parties.    The  chair
shall  also prepare and establish a schedule for the state, or schedules

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02920-01-7

Co-Sponsors

A6797A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S406A
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13, 13-b & 13-g, Work Comp L

A6797A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain care and treatment to injured employees receiving workers' compensation benefits; relates to massage therapy services.

A6797A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6797--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. WOERNER, VANEL, LUPINACCI, LUPARDO -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Labor -- reported and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to authoriz-
  ing certain care and treatment to injured employees

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

  Section  1.  The closing paragraph of subdivision (a) of section 13 of
the workers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 6 of  the  laws  of
2007, is amended to read as follows:
  The  chair  shall  prepare  and establish a schedule for the state, or
schedules limited to defined localities, of charges and  fees  for  such
medical treatment and care, and including all medical, dental, surgical,
optometric or other attendance or treatment, nurse and hospital service,
medicine, optometric services, crutches, eye-glasses, false teeth, arti-
ficial  eyes,  orthotics,  prosthetic  devices, functional assistive and
adaptive devices and apparatus in accordance with and to be  subject  to
change pursuant to rules promulgated by the chair. Before preparing such
schedule  for  the  state  or schedules for limited localities the chair
shall request the president of the medical society of the state  of  New
York and the president of the New York state osteopathic medical society
to submit to him or her a report on the amount of remuneration deemed by
such society to be fair and adequate for the types of medical care to be
rendered  under  this  chapter,  but consideration shall be given to the
view of other interested parties. In the case of physical  therapy  fees
schedules  the chair shall request the president of a recognized profes-
sional association representing physical therapists in the state of  New
York  to  submit  to  him  or her a report on the amount of remuneration
deemed by such association to be fair and reasonable  for  the  type  of
physical therapy services rendered under this chapter, but consideration

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02920-02-7

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