senate Bill S4942

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to collaborative models for addressing health care disparities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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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 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.838
Apr 02, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S4942
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S4942 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6772
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-x, Pub Health L

S4942 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to collaborative models for addressing health care disparities.

S4942 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4942

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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  collaborative
  models for addressing health care disparities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 2805-x of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS  TO  ADDRESS  DISPARITIES  IN  HEALTH  CARE
ACCESS  OR TREATMENT, AND/OR CONDITIONS OF HIGHER PREVALENCE, IN CERTAIN
POPULATIONS, WHERE SUCH COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS COULD PROVIDE AND  MANAGE
SERVICES  IN A MORE EFFECTIVE, PERSON-CENTERED AND COST-EFFICIENT MANNER
FOR REDUCTION OR ELIMINATION OF SUCH DISPARITIES.
  (I) SUCH PROGRAMS MAY TARGET ONE  OR  MORE  DISPARATE  CONDITIONS,  OR
AREAS  OF UNDER-SERVICE, EVIDENCED IN DEFINED POPULATIONS, INCLUDING BUT
NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A) CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE;
  (B) HYPERTENSION;
  (C) DIABETES;
  (D) OBESITY;
  (E) ASTHMA;
  (F) SICKLE CELL DISEASE;
  (G) SEPSIS;
  (H) LUPUS;
  (I) BREAST, LUNG, PROSTATE AND COLORECTAL CANCERS;
  (J) GEOGRAPHIC SHORTAGE  OF  PRIMARY  CARE,  PRENATAL/OBSTETRIC  CARE,
SPECIALTY  MEDICAL  CARE,  HOME  HEALTH CARE, OR CULTURALLY AND LINGUIS-
TICALLY COMPATIBLE CARE;
  (K) ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE;
  (L) POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND OTHER CONDITIONS MORE PREVALENT
AMONG VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY SERVICES;

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

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