|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 13, 2020||ordered to third reading cal.109|
|Jan 10, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7185
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7185 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Rpld §2994-ll sub 4, amd §2994-ll, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.474 & A.212)
S7185 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7185 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to ordering services where the identified caregivers being unwilling or unable to give proper care PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2019, c.617. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation expands upon the underlying chapter by expanding the discharge planning requirements regarding caregivers to all services, not just for central venous lines.
S7185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7185 I N S E N A T E January 10, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to ordering services where the identified caregivers being unwilling or unable to give proper care THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 2994-ll of the public health law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the public health law relating to central venous lines, as proposed in legislative bill numbers S. 474 and A. 212, is REPEALED. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 2994-ll of the public health law, as added by chapter 391 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 1. As soon as possible and not later than twenty-four hours prior to a patient's discharge from a hospital, the hospital shall consult with the identified caregiver along with the patient regarding the caregiver's capabilities and limitations and issue a discharge plan that describes a patient's after-care needs at his or her residence. In the event the hospital is unable to contact the designated caregiver, the lack of contact shall not interfere with, delay, or otherwise affect the medical care provided to the patient or an appropriate discharge of the patient. IN THE EVENT THAT THE IDENTIFIED CAREGIVER IS UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO CONFIDENTLY PROVIDE PROPER CARE, THE HOSPITAL SHALL ASSESS WHETHER OTHER SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOME CARE SERVICES, ARE NEEDED AND, IF NECESSARY, ORDER SUCH SERVICES. The hospital shall promptly document the attempt in the patient's medical record. At minimum, a discharge plan shall include: (a) the name and contact information of the caregiver identified under this article; (b) a description of all after-care tasks recommended by the discharg- ing physician, taking into account the capabilities and limitations of the caregiver; and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00254-02-0
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