assembly Bill A8270A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the publication of nursing home ratings

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2020 print number 8270a
May 18, 2020 amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jun 11, 2019 referred to health

A8270 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8461
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2037, S553

A8270 - Summary

Requires that the most recent rating of every nursing home assigned pursuant to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS rating), shall be prominently displayed on the home page of the department's website and at each nursing home facility.

A8270 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8270

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to publication of
  nursing home ratings

  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
2808-e to read as follows:
  § 2808-E. NURSING HOME RATINGS. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE THAT
THE MOST RECENT STAR RATING OF EVERY  NURSING  HOME    FACILITY  IN  THE
STATE,  ASSIGNED  PURSUANT  TO  THE INSPECTION RATING SYSTEM OF THE U.S.
CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS RATING), SHALL BE PROMI-
NENTLY DISPLAYED ON THE HOME PAGE OF THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE, OR  BY  A
LINK  FROM  THE  HOME  PAGE  DIRECTLY  TO SUCH INFORMATION. THE FACILITY
RATINGS SHALL BE DISPLAYED SO AS TO   ALLOW CONSUMERS,  THEIR  FAMILIES,
AND  CAREGIVERS  TO  EASILY COMPARE FACILITIES BASED UPON THEIR ASSIGNED
RATINGS.
  2. EACH NURSING HOME FACILITY SHALL POST ITS CMS RATING ON  THE  HOME-
PAGE  OF  ANY  WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY SUCH FACILITY AND ON ANY WEBSITE OR
WEBPAGE RELATING TO SUCH FACILITY MAINTAINED BY AN ENTITY WHICH OWNS  OR
OPERATES  SUCH FACILITY. EACH NURSING HOME SHALL ALSO CONSPICUOUSLY POST
ITS MOST RECENT CMS RATING SO THAT IT IS VISIBLE TO THE  GENERAL  PUBLIC
AND  TO RESIDENTS.   THE POSTING SHALL NOT BE DEFACED, MARRED, OR HIDDEN
FROM PUBLIC VIEW.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP AND  IMPLEMENT  A  PUBLIC  AWARENESS
CAMPAIGN  REGARDING  THE  CMS  RATING SYSTEM. THE CAMPAIGN SHALL INCLUDE
INFORMATION ON HOW SUCH RATING IS ESTABLISHED AND HOW TO ACCESS A  NURS-
ING HOME FACILITY'S RATING. SUCH PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN SHALL BE MADE
AVAILABLE  TO  THE PUBLIC BY ANY MEANS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11279-03-9

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8461
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2037, S553

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the most recent rating of every nursing home assigned pursuant to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS rating), shall be prominently displayed on the home page of the department's website and at each nursing home facility.

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8270--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accordance
  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to publication of
  nursing home ratings

  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
2808-e to read as follows:
  § 2808-E. NURSING HOME RATINGS. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE THAT
THE MOST RECENT STAR RATING OF EVERY  NURSING  HOME    FACILITY  IN  THE
STATE,  ASSIGNED  PURSUANT  TO  THE INSPECTION RATING SYSTEM OF THE U.S.
CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (OVERALL CMS  RATING),  SHALL
BE  PROMINENTLY  DISPLAYED ON THE HOME PAGE OF THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE,
OR BY AN EASILY ACCESSIBLE LINK TO SUCH INFORMATION.
  2. EACH NURSING HOME FACILITY SHALL POST ITS OVERALL CMS RATING ON THE
HOMEPAGE OF ANY WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY SUCH FACILITY AND ON  ANY  WEBSITE
OR  WEBPAGE RELATING TO SUCH FACILITY MAINTAINED BY AN ENTITY WHICH OWNS
OR OPERATES SUCH FACILITY. EACH NURSING HOME  SHALL  ALSO  CONSPICUOUSLY
POST  ITS  MOST  RECENT  OVERALL CMS RATING SO THAT IT IS VISIBLE TO THE
GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO RESIDENTS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11279-04-0