senate Bill S5296

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 health
Apr 23, 2019 referred to health

S5296 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3849
Current Committee:
Senate Health
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: S7682, A8664
2021-2022: S6110, A6699
2023-2024: S3591

S5296 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5296 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5296 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5296

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

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.
  (B)  PATIENT  CARE.  THE  TERM "PATIENT CARE" SHALL MEAN ASSESSING THE
APPROPRIATENESS OF PRESCRIPTION AND NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR  INDIVID-
UAL PATIENTS BASED ON AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICATION HISTORY,

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

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