assembly Bill A3849

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Jan 31, 2019 referred to higher education

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A3849 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5296
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:
2017-2018: A8664, S7682
2021-2022: A6699, S6110
2023-2024: S3591

A3849 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A3849 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3849

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McDONALD,  MOSLEY, ORTIZ, D'URSO, BENEDETTO,
  SEAWRIGHT, JOYNER, CROUCH, GIGLIO,  NIOU,  CAHILL,  WRIGHT,  LAWRENCE,
  STECK,  JONES,  LUPARDO,  COLTON,  DICKENS, FAHY, LIFTON, RA -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of  A.    ENGLEBRIGHT,  HAWLEY  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee 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.

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