|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 29, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 22, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 21, 2019||1st report cal.838|
|Apr 02, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S4942
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4942 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4942 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4942 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to collaborative models for addressing health care disparities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to include among the initiatives authorized in the public health law under the Hospital-Home Care-Physician Collabo- rative Program, programs to address disparities in health care access or treatment and/or conditions of higher prevalence in certain populations such as: racial and ethnic minority groups; persons with disabilities; women; the poor; and persons living in rural and other medically unserved and underserved geographic areas. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill would amend subdivision 4 of section 2805-x of the public health law, Hospital-Home Care-Physician Collaborative Program, by adding a new paragraph (d), to authorize programs which
S4942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4942 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 2, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- 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 collaborative models for addressing health care disparities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 2805-x of the public health law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows: (D) COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS TO ADDRESS DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CARE ACCESS OR TREATMENT, AND/OR CONDITIONS OF HIGHER PREVALENCE, IN CERTAIN POPULATIONS, WHERE SUCH COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS COULD PROVIDE AND MANAGE SERVICES IN A MORE EFFECTIVE, PERSON-CENTERED AND COST-EFFICIENT MANNER FOR REDUCTION OR ELIMINATION OF SUCH DISPARITIES. (I) SUCH PROGRAMS MAY TARGET ONE OR MORE DISPARATE CONDITIONS, OR AREAS OF UNDER-SERVICE, EVIDENCED IN DEFINED POPULATIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE; (B) HYPERTENSION; (C) DIABETES; (D) OBESITY; (E) ASTHMA; (F) SICKLE CELL DISEASE; (G) SEPSIS; (H) LUPUS; (I) BREAST, LUNG, PROSTATE AND COLORECTAL CANCERS; (J) GEOGRAPHIC SHORTAGE OF PRIMARY CARE, PRENATAL/OBSTETRIC CARE, SPECIALTY MEDICAL CARE, HOME HEALTH CARE, OR CULTURALLY AND LINGUIS- TICALLY COMPATIBLE CARE; (K) ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE; (L) POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND OTHER CONDITIONS MORE PREVALENT AMONG VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY SERVICES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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