assembly Bill A151

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A151 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1590
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-x, add §3001-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7503
2017-2018: A2733, S5588
2019-2020: A1208, S1805

A151 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services as part of the hospital-home care-physician collaboration program.

A151 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    151
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  LUPARDO,  WOERNER, STECK, TAGUE,
   SAYEGH, BARCLAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DeSTEFANO, PALMESANO
   -- read once and referred 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.

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