senate Bill S4633

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that health care plan participation by physicians shall be reported, for purposes of physician profiles, by the health care plans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 25, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2017 1st report cal.389
Feb 23, 2017 referred to health

S4633 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1789

S4633 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that health care plan participation by physicians shall be reported, for purposes of physician profiles, by the health care plans; requires physicians to periodically submit information for his or her physician profile within 6 months of his or her triennial re-registration to practice; authorizes physicians to designate a designee to submit his or her information for the physician profile.

S4633 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4633 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4633

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

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  submission  of
  information to the department of health for physician profiles

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (q) of subdivision 1 of  section  2995-a  of  the
public  health  law,  as  added  by  chapter 542 of the laws of 2000, is
amended to read as follows:
  (q) health care plans with which the licensee has  contracts,  employ-
ment, or other affiliation; PROVIDED THAT THE REPORTING OF SUCH INFORMA-
TION  SHALL  NOT  BE  THE  RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PHYSICIAN, BUT SHALL BE
INCLUDED AND  UPDATED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  UTILIZING  PROVIDER  NETWORK
PARTICIPATION  INFORMATION,  OR  OTHER  RELIABLE  SOURCES OF INFORMATION
SUBMITTED BY HEALTH CARE PLANS.
  § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2995-a of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  section  3  of part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, is
amended to read as follows:
  4. Each physician shall periodically report to the department on forms
and in the time and manner required by the commissioner any other infor-
mation as is required by the department for the development of  profiles
under  this  section  which  is  not otherwise reasonably obtainable. In
addition to such periodic reports and providing  the  same  information,
each  physician  shall  update his or her profile information within the
six months prior to the [expiration date of such  physician's  registra-
tion  period] SUBMISSION OF THE RE-REGISTRATION APPLICATION, as a condi-
tion of registration renewal under article one hundred thirty-one of the
education law. Except  for  optional  information  provided,  physicians
shall  notify  the  department  of any change in the profile information
within thirty days of such change.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10197-01-7

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