senate Bill S1801

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the category of "qualified group practice" for medical, dental and podiatric practices that comply with certain standards

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.756
Jan 16, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S1801
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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S1801 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1164
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add 2998-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6080, A8556
2017-2018: S3662, A2734
2021-2022: S1589, A157

S1801 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the category of "qualified group practice" for medical, dental and podiatric practices that comply with certain standards and authorizes such practices to operate a malpractice prevention program.

S1801 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1801

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  qualified  group
  practices

  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
2998-f to read as follows:
  §  2998-F.  QUALIFIED  GROUP  PRACTICE.  1.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, "QUALIFIED GROUP PRACTICE" MEANS A MEDICAL, DENTAL OR PODIATRIC
GROUP PRACTICE OR OTHER LAWFUL COMBINATION OF SUCH HEALTH  CARE  PRACTI-
TIONERS,  LICENSED OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION
LAW, THAT MEETS THE STANDARDS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS (A) THROUGH (H) OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE-J OF THIS  CHAPTER,
OTHER THAN THE GOVERNING BOARD REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH PARAGRAPH (A).
  2.  A  QUALIFIED  GROUP  PRACTICE MAY OPERATE A MALPRACTICE PREVENTION
PROGRAM INDEPENDENTLY, OR  THROUGH  AN  OTHERWISE  LAWFUL  COLLABORATIVE
ARRANGEMENT  WITH  A  HOSPITAL  OR ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATION PROGRAM
OPERATED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE-J OR  TWENTY-NINE
HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-R OF THIS CHAPTER, IN WHICH CASE THE QUALIFIED GROUP
PRACTICE  AND  THE  HOSPITAL  OR ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATION MAY SHARE
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION WITH EACH OTHER FOR PURPOSES OF  SUCH  PRACTICE
WITHOUT WAIVING CONFIDENTIALITY WITH RESPECT TO OTHERS.
  3.  A  QUALIFIED  GROUP  PRACTICE  SHALL BE DEEMED A HOSPITAL, AND ITS
MALPRACTICE PREVENTION PROGRAM SHALL BE DEEMED  A  MEDICAL,  DENTAL  AND
PODIATRIC  MALPRACTICE  PREVENTION PROGRAM, FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUBDIVI-
SION TWO OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED  FIVE-J,  SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF
SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  FIVE-K  AND SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED
FIVE-M OF THIS CHAPTER, AND  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  SECTION  SIXTY-FIVE
HUNDRED  TWENTY-SEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW. SUCH PROVISIONS OF LAW SHALL
APPLY TO ITS INFORMATION, RECORDS, DOCUMENTATION AND COMMITTEE  ACTIONS,
AND TO PARTICIPANTS IN COMMITTEE PROCEEDINGS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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