|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|
senate Bill S1801
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1801 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1801 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1801 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to qualified group practices PURPOSE: This bill would provide that a medical, dental or podiatric group prac- tice that operates a malpractice prevention program that meets same standards of a hospital malpractice prevention program will have the same confidentiality and immunity protections. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Creates a new section 2998-f to provide that a qualified group practice may operate a malpractice prevention program directly, or through a collaborative arrangement with a hospital or accountable care organiza- tion, and share confidential information for the purpose of peer review
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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