senate Bill S8461

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the publication of nursing home ratings

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jun 03, 2020 referred to health

S8461 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8270
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L

S8461 (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.

S8461 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8461 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8461

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2020
                               ___________

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  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.
                                                           LBD11279-05-0

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