|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 16, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S1805
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1805 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1805 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1805 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing colla- borative programs for community paramedicine services PURPOSE: To allow hospitals, emergency medical services, physicians and home care agencies, in joint partnership, to develop and implement a collaborative program whereby at-risk individuals living in the community can be served by EMS for care other than the initial emergency medical care and transportation to the hospital. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends Section 2805-x of the public health law to include collaborative community paramedicine within the existing author- ization for hospital-home care-physician collaboration program.
S1805 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1805 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 authorizing colla- borative programs for community paramedicine services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2805-x of the public health law, as added by section 48 of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: § 2805-x. Hospital-home care-physician collaboration program. 1. The purpose of this section shall be to facilitate innovation in hospital, home care agency and physician collaboration in meeting the community's health care needs. It shall provide a framework to support voluntary initiatives in collaboration to improve patient care access and manage- ment, patient health outcomes, cost-effectiveness in the use of health care services and community population health. Such collaborative HOSPI- TAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN initiatives may also include payors, skilled nursing facilities, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES and other interdiscipli- nary providers, practitioners and service entities AS PART OF SUCH HOSPITAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN COLLABORATIVE PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN THE CASE OF COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE AS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION AND ARTICLE THIRTY OF THIS CHAPTER, THE COLLABORATIVE SHALL MINIMALLY COMPRISE HOSPITAL, HOME CARE, PHYSICIAN, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PARTNERS. 2. For purposes of this section: (a) "Hospital" shall include a general hospital as defined in this article or other inpatient facility for rehabilitation or specialty care within the definition of hospital in this article. (b) "Home care agency" shall mean a certified home health agency, long term home health care program or licensed home care services agency as defined in article thirty-six of this chapter. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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