senate Bill S1817

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to home care and community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and education

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.340
substituted for a3839
May 06, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.424
Feb 27, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 16, 2019 referred to health

Votes

view votes

Apr 9, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S1817
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Finance committee vote details

Feb 27, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S1817
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
show Health committee vote details

Co-Sponsors

S1817 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3839
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3620-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8669, A11078

S1817 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the department of health take certain actions for the purpose of supporting home care and community based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and education.

S1817 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1817 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1817

                       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  home  care  and
  community  based sepsis prevention, screening, intervention and educa-
  tion

  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
3620-a to read as follows:
  § 3620-A. SEPSIS. 1.  THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SUPPORT  FOR  THE
FOLLOWING  OBJECTIVES  AND  ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY BASED SEPSIS
PREVENTION, SCREENING, INTERVENTION AND EDUCATION IN  THE  STATE,  WHICH
MAY  INCLUDE,  WITHIN AVAILABLE FUNDS AND UPON THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE
DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET, GRANTS OR SUPPLEMENTATION OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES
TO PROVIDERS. SUCH SUPPORTED OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES MAY INCLUDE,  BUT
ARE NOT LIMITED TO, ON A VOLUNTARY HOME CARE AGENCY BASIS:
  (A)  HOME  CARE  AGENCY  INTEGRATION  INTO  ELECTRONIC  HEALTH RECORDS
SYSTEMS OF A STANDARDIZED SEPSIS SCREENING  AND  INTERVENTION  TOOL  FOR
HOME  CARE  THAT  MEETS  ADOPTED  INDUSTRY STANDARDS AND SYNCHRONIZES TO
SEPSIS CRITERIA UTILIZED IN HOSPITALS ACCORDING TO DEPARTMENTAL PROTOCOL
REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS;
  (B) TIMELY AND SYNCHRONIZED EXCHANGE OF HEALTH INFORMATION  ON  BEHALF
OF  PATIENTS  MEETING  OR  SUSPECTED  TO MEET SEPSIS CRITERIA, WITH SUCH
EXCHANGE BETWEEN HOME CARE AGENCIES INTEGRATING THE STANDARDIZED  SEPSIS
TOOL,  AND  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES PROVIDERS, HOSPITALS, PATIENTS'
PRIMARY CARE PRACTITIONERS, AND OTHER CLINICAL PARTNERS, AS APPLICABLE;
  (C) ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF  SEPSIS  COLLABORATIVES  UNDER
THE  HOSPITAL-HOME  CARE-PHYSICIAN  COLLABORATION  PROGRAM UNDER SECTION
TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE-X OF THIS CHAPTER, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH  SHALL
BE  TO  PILOT  TEST THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COLLABORATIVES IN PROMOTING THE
GOALS OF THIS SECTION, AS WELL AS TO PILOT THE DEVELOPMENT  OF  CLINICAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.