assembly Bill A7354A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers for substance use disorders

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2021 print number 7354a
Jun 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to health
May 06, 2021 referred to health

A7354 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4359
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-u, Pub Health L

A7354 - Summary

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers that are able to provide services to such individual within seventy-two hours for substance use disorders.

A7354 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7354
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  connecting  indi-
   viduals with appropriate service providers for substance use disorders
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 2803-u of  the  public  health  law,  as  added  by
 section  1 of part C of chapter 70 of the laws of 2016 and subdivision 1
 as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part BB of  chapter  57  of  the
 laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2803-u. Hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures. 1.
 The office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]  ADDICTION  services  AND
 SUPPORTS,  in consultation with the department, shall develop or utilize
 existing educational materials to be provided to  general  hospitals  to
 disseminate  to  individuals with a documented substance use disorder or
 who appear to have or be at risk for a  substance  use  disorder  during
 discharge  planning  pursuant to section twenty-eight hundred three-i of
 this article. Such materials shall  include  information  regarding  the
 various  types  of  HARM  REDUCTION,  treatment,  and recovery services,
 including but not limited to:  OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND SYRINGE  EXCHANGE
 SERVICES;  inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment; how
 to recognize the need for treatment  OR  OTHER  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER
 services;  information  for individuals to determine what type and level
 of CARE OR treatment is most appropriate and what resources  are  avail-
 able to them; and any other information the commissioner deems appropri-
 ate.  General  hospitals  shall include in their policies and procedures
 treatment protocols, consistent with medical standards, to  be  utilized
 by  the  emergency  departments in general hospitals for the appropriate
 use of medication-assisted treatment, including buprenorphine, prior  to
 discharge,  or  referral protocols for evaluation of medication-assisted
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07208-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A7354A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4359
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-u, Pub Health L

A7354A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers that are able to provide services to such individual within seventy-two hours for substance use disorders.

A7354A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7354--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to referring individ-
   uals to appropriate service providers for substance use disorders

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2803-u of  the  public  health  law,  as  added  by
 section  1 of part C of chapter 70 of the laws of 2016 and subdivision 1
 as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part BB of  chapter  57  of  the
 laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2803-u. Hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures. 1.
 The office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]  ADDICTION  services  AND
 SUPPORTS,  in consultation with the department, shall develop or utilize
 existing educational materials to be provided to  general  hospitals  to
 disseminate  to  individuals with a documented substance use disorder or
 who appear to have or be at risk for a  substance  use  disorder  during
 discharge  planning  pursuant to section twenty-eight hundred three-i of
 this article. Such materials shall  include  information  regarding  the
 various  types  of  HARM  REDUCTION,  treatment,  and recovery services,
 including but not limited to:  OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND SYRINGE  EXCHANGE
 SERVICES;  inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment; how
 to recognize the need for treatment  OR  OTHER  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER
 services;  information  for individuals to determine what type and level
 of CARE OR treatment is most appropriate and what resources  are  avail-
 able to them; and any other information the commissioner deems appropri-
 ate.  General  hospitals  shall include in their policies and procedures
 treatment protocols, consistent with medical standards, to  be  utilized
 by  the  emergency  departments in general hospitals for the appropriate
 use of medication-assisted treatment, including buprenorphine, prior  to
 discharge,  or  referral protocols for evaluation of medication-assisted
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.