assembly Bill A568

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 tabled
vetoed memo.238
Dec 10, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1378
substituted for s3158
May 20, 2019 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 16, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.320
May 14, 2019 reported
Jan 23, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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A568 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3158
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2506-a, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A759
2011-2012: A344, S5153
2013-2014: A414, S1674
2015-2016: A115, S4488
2017-2018: A275, S3705

A568 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a premium reduction for physicians and licensed midwives who complete a risk management strategies course in obstetrics or midwifery.

A568 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   568

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, GUNTHER, L. ROSENTHAL, JAFFEE, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, WOERNER, FAHY, RODRIGUEZ -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M.  of  A.  GALEF,  LIFTON, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, PERRY -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to premium reduction for obstetric practitioners who complete  a  risk
  management strategies course

  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
2506-a to read as follows:
  §  2506-A.  RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES  IN  OBSTETRICS AND MIDWIFERY
COURSES. 1. IN ORDER TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, BIRTH  OUTCOMES  AND  TO
PROMOTE  INFORMED  CONSULTATION  BY  PATIENTS  WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS AND
LICENSED MIDWIVES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM
PERIODS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES
FOR ELIGIBLE PHYSICIANS AND LICENSED MIDWIVES AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION
FOUR  OF  THIS SECTION THAT COVERS RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN OBSTET-
RICS AND MIDWIFERY AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH
RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SUCH STANDARDS AS
THE COMMISSIONER MAY PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION. IN PRESCRIBING SUCH  REGU-
LATIONS,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  CONSULT  WITH THE AMERICAN CONGRESS OF
OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF  LICENSED
MIDWIVES  AND  OTHER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN OR
LICENSED MIDWIFE WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT STRATE-
GIES COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL  RECEIVE  CONTINUING  MEDICAL
EDUCATION CREDIT AND A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.
  2.   COURSES ON RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES DURING THE PRENATAL THROUGH
INTRAPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM PERIODS SHALL PROMOTE EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL
GUIDELINES AND PATIENT SAFETY PROTOCOLS  FROM  BOTH  THE  MIDWIFERY  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets