assembly Bill A6772

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to collaborative models for addressing health care disparities

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Mar 19, 2019 referred to health

A6772 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4942
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-x, Pub Health L

A6772 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to collaborative models for addressing health care disparities.

A6772 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6772

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred 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.