assembly Bill A8664A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes physicians and pharmacists to enter into comprehensive medication management protocols for their patients

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Nov 03, 2017 print number 8664a
Nov 03, 2017 amend and recommit to higher education
Sep 11, 2017 referred to higher education

A8664 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7682
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 29-H §2999-ee, Pub Health L; add §6801-b, Ed L; amd §5, Chap 21 of 2011
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A3849, S5296
2021-2022: A6699, S6110
2023-2024: S3591

A8664 - Summary

Authorizes physicians and pharmacists to enter into comprehensive medication management protocols for their patients.

A8664 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8664

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to comprehensive medication management; and to amend chapter 21 of the
  laws  of 2011 amending the education law relating to authorizing phar-
  macists to perform collaborative drug therapy management  with  physi-
  cians  in  certain  settings,  in relation to making the provisions of
  such chapter permanent

  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 article
29-H to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 29-H
                   COMPREHENSIVE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT
SECTION 2999-EE. COMPREHENSIVE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT.
  § 2999-EE. COMPREHENSIVE MEDICATION  MANAGEMENT.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS
USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  (A) QUALIFIED PHARMACIST. THE TERM "QUALIFIED PHARMACIST" SHALL MEAN A
PHARMACIST  WHO  MAINTAINS  A  CURRENT  UNRESTRICTED LICENSE PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, WHO HAS A MINIMUM
OF TWO YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN PATIENT CARE AS  A  PRACTICING  PHARMACIST
WITHIN  THE  LAST FIVE YEARS, AND WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCY IN THE
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH A CHRONIC  DISEASE  OR  DISEASES,
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, THE COMPLETION OF ONE OR MORE PROGRAMS
WHICH ARE ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL  FOR  PHARMACY  EDUCA-
TION,  RECOGNIZED  BY  THE  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT  AND ACCEPTABLE TO THE
PATIENT'S TREATING PHYSICIAN.
  (B) PATIENT CARE. THE TERM "PATIENT CARE"  SHALL  MEAN  ASSESSING  THE
APPROPRIATENESS  OF PRESCRIPTION AND NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR INDIVID-
UAL PATIENTS BASED ON AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICATION HISTORY,

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

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A8664A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7682
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 29-H §2999-ee, Pub Health L; add §6801-b, Ed L; amd §5, Chap 21 of 2011
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A3849, S5296
2021-2022: A6699, S6110
2023-2024: S3591

A8664A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes physicians and pharmacists to enter into comprehensive medication management protocols for their patients.

A8664A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8664--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to comprehensive medication management; and to amend chapter 21 of the
  laws  of 2011 amending the education law relating to authorizing phar-
  macists to perform collaborative drug therapy management  with  physi-
  cians  in  certain  settings,  in relation to making the provisions of
  such chapter permanent

  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 article
29-H to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 29-H
                   COMPREHENSIVE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT
SECTION 2999-EE. COMPREHENSIVE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT.
  § 2999-EE. COMPREHENSIVE MEDICATION  MANAGEMENT.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS
USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  (A) QUALIFIED PHARMACIST. THE TERM "QUALIFIED PHARMACIST" SHALL MEAN A
PHARMACIST  WHO  MAINTAINS  A  CURRENT  UNRESTRICTED LICENSE PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, WHO HAS A MINIMUM
OF TWO YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN PATIENT CARE AS  A  PRACTICING  PHARMACIST
WITHIN  THE  LAST FIVE YEARS, AND WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCY IN THE
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH A CHRONIC  DISEASE  OR  DISEASES,
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, THE COMPLETION OF ONE OR MORE PROGRAMS
WHICH ARE ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL  FOR  PHARMACY  EDUCA-
TION,  RECOGNIZED  BY  THE  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT  AND ACCEPTABLE TO THE
PATIENT'S TREATING PHYSICIAN.
  (B) PATIENT CARE. THE TERM "PATIENT CARE"  SHALL  MEAN  ASSESSING  THE
APPROPRIATENESS  OF PRESCRIPTION AND NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR INDIVID-

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