assembly Bill A9829

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the training requirements for prescribers of certain pain medications

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Feb 19, 2020 referred to higher education

A9829 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7102
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3658, S591, S8092

A9829 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the training requirements for prescribers of certain pain medications.

A9829 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9829

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to training for pres-
  cribers of certain pain medications

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a of the
public health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of  the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (c) The commissioner, in consultation with the department of education
and  the  office  of [alcoholism and substance abuse] ADDICTION services
AND SUPPORTS, shall establish standards and review  and  approve  course
work  or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction AND
UPDATE SUCH STANDARDS AND APPROVALS AS NECESSARY ACCORDING TO BEST PRAC-
TICES FOR PROVIDING PATIENT CENTERED  CARE  WITH  THE  CONSIDERATION  OF
SOCIAL  DETERMINANTS  OF  HEALTH  AND  CO-OCCURING  DISORDERS  and shall
publish information related to such standards, course work  or  training
on the department's website.
  §  2.  Paragraph  (f) of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a of the public
health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of the laws of
2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (f) Course work or training shall include,  but  not  be  limited  to:
state  and  federal  requirements for prescribing controlled substances;
pain management; appropriate prescribing; managing acute  pain;  pallia-
tive  medicine; prevention, screening and signs of [addiction] SUBSTANCE
USE DISORDER; responses to abuse and addiction; and end  of  life  care.
FOR EACH LICENSED PERSON DUE TO RE-REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION
AFTER  JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, SUCH COURSE WORK OR TRAINING
SHALL ALSO INCLUDE TECHNIQUES THAT WILL REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD  OF  OVER-
DOSE  AND  OTHER  HARMS  RELATED TO THE USE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND
MEDICATIONS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADDICTION,  INCLUDING  INFORMATION
ABOUT BECOMING A BUPRENORPHINE PRESCRIBER.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-

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