senate Bill S1122

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to diagnosis, care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practitioners

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Labor Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2017 referred to labor

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S1122 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7301
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง13-p, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5572, A10230

S1122 - Summary

Relates to diagnosis, care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practioners.

S1122 - Sponsor Memo

S1122 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1122

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to diagnosis,
  care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practition-
  ers

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

  Section  1.  The  workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S 13-P. DIAGNOSIS, CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES  BY  CERTI-
FIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS. 1. WHERE THE TERM "NURSE PRACTITIONER" IS USED
IN THIS SECTION, SUCH TERM SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AS A
REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE, CERTIFIED AS A NURSE PRACTITIONER UNDER
SECTION SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND PRACTIC-
ING IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF  SECTION  SIX  THOUSAND  NINE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  REQUIREMENTS OF SECTIONS THIRTEEN AND THIR-
TEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, INJURED UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES
WHICH MAKE SUCH AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE,  MAY  LAWFULLY
BE  DIAGNOSED  AND TREATED BY A NURSE PRACTITIONER AND AUTHORIZED BY THE
CHAIR TO RENDER HEALTH CARE SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION.  SUCH
SERVICES  SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE NURSE PRACTITIONER AS DEFINED
IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  SECTION  SIX  THOUSAND  NINE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND SHALL INCLUDE PERFORMING INDEPEND-
ENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS.
  (B)  A  NURSE  PRACTITIONER RENDERING SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL MAINTAIN RECORDS OF THE PATIENT'S CONDITION AND NURSE PRACTITIONER
TREATMENT, AND SUCH RECORDS OR REPORTS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO  THE  CHAIR
ON SUCH FORMS AND AT SUCH TIMES AS THE CHAIR MAY REQUIRE.
  2.  A NURSE PRACTITIONER WHO IS DESIROUS OF BEING AUTHORIZED TO RENDER
HEALTHCARE SERVICES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL  FILE  AN  APPLICATION  FOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06148-01-7

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