senate Bill S8669

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to home care and community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and education

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1968
referred to rules
May 31, 2018 reported and committed to finance
May 10, 2018 referred to health

S8669 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11078
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3620-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1817, A3839

S8669 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the department of health take certain actions for the purpose of supporting home care and community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and education.

S8669 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8669 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8669

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  home  care  and
  community  based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and educa-
  tion

  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
3620-a to read as follows:
  § 3620-A. SEPSIS. 1.  THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SUPPORT  FOR  THE
FOLLOWING  OBJECTIVES  AND  ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY BASED SEPSIS
PREVENTION, SCREENING, INTERVENTION AND EDUCATION IN  THE  STATE,  WHICH
MAY  INCLUDE,  WITHIN AVAILABLE FUNDS AND UPON THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE
DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET, GRANTS OR SUPPLEMENTATION OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES
TO PROVIDERS. SUCH SUPPORTED OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES MAY INCLUDE,  BUT
ARE NOT LIMITED TO, ON A VOLUNTARY HOME CARE AGENCY BASIS:
  (A)  HOME  CARE  AGENCY  INTEGRATION  INTO  ELECTRONIC  HEALTH RECORDS
SYSTEMS OF A STANDARDIZED SEPSIS SCREENING  AND  INTERVENTION  TOOL  FOR
HOME  CARE  THAT  MEETS  ADOPTED  INDUSTRY STANDARDS AND SYNCHRONIZES TO
SEPSIS CRITERIA UTILIZED IN HOSPITALS ACCORDING TO DEPARTMENTAL PROTOCOL
REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS;
  (B) TIMELY AND SYNCHRONIZED EXCHANGE OF HEALTH INFORMATION  ON  BEHALF
OF  PATIENTS  MEETING  OR  SUSPECTED  TO MEET SEPSIS CRITERIA, WITH SUCH
EXCHANGE BETWEEN HOME CARE AGENCIES INTEGRATING THE STANDARDIZED  SEPSIS
TOOL,  AND  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES PROVIDERS, HOSPITALS, PATIENTS'
PRIMARY CARE PRACTITIONERS, AND OTHER CLINICAL PARTNERS, AS APPLICABLE;
  (C) ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF  SEPSIS  COLLABORATIVES  UNDER
THE  HOSPITAL-HOME  CARE-PHYSICIAN  COLLABORATION  PROGRAM UNDER SECTION
TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE-X OF THIS CHAPTER, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH  SHALL
BE  TO  PILOT  TEST THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COLLABORATIVES IN PROMOTING THE
GOALS OF THIS SECTION, AS WELL AS TO PILOT THE DEVELOPMENT  OF  CLINICAL
PATHWAYS AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CARE PLANS FOR EFFECTIVE CARE TRANSITION,
POST-HOSPITAL DISCHARGE CARE, AND SUBSEQUENT SEPSIS PREVENTION AND READ-
MISSION AVOIDANCE FOR SEPSIS SURVIVORS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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