senate Bill S5588

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2017 1st report cal.651
Apr 18, 2017 referred to health

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S5588 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2733A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-x, add §3001-a, Pub Health L

S5588 - Summary

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

S5588 - Sponsor Memo

S5588 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5588

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, LITTLE, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

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:
  S  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.
  (b) "Home care agency" shall mean a certified home health agency, long
term home health care program or licensed home care services  agency  as
defined in article thirty-six of this chapter.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10862-01-7

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