assembly Bill A8168

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to creating a nursing home resident quality and safety study

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jul 07, 2021 referred to health

A8168 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7219
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2804-b, Pub Health L

A8168 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating a nursing home resident quality and safety study to study the implementation of a globally recognized frailty index score methodology in nursing homes in New York state.

A8168 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8168
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. KIM -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to creating a nursing
   home  resident  quality and safety study; and providing for the repeal
   of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   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
 2804-b to read as follows:
   § 2804-B. NURSING HOME RESIDENT QUALITY AND SAFETY STUDY.  1.    DEFI-
 NITIONS.    FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "FRAILTY INDEX" MEANS A GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED  METHODOLOGY  USED  TO
 MEASURE THE HEALTH STATUS OF ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS.
   (B)  "FRAILTY  SCORE"  MEANS  A  SCORE GIVEN TO AN INDIVIDUAL ANALYZED
 USING THE FRAILTY INDEX.
   (C) "THE STUDY" MEANS THE NURSING HOME  RESIDENT  QUALITY  AND  SAFETY
 STUDY CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
   (D) "MINIMUM DATA SET" MEANS A FEDERALLY MANDATED PROCESS FOR CLINICAL
 ASSESSMENT  OF  ALL  RESIDENTS IN MEDICARE OR MEDICAID CERTIFIED NURSING
 HOMES.
   (E) "THE DEMONSTRATION TEAM" MEANS A PRIVATE BUSINESS APPOINTED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER THAT HAS THE RESOURCES AND TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE TO  COLLECT
 MINIMUM DATA SET DATA FOR ALL NURSING HOMES IN NEW YORK STATE FOR ANALY-
 SIS, AND TO PERFORM ALL TASKS NECESSARY FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE STUDY.
   (F)  "NURSING  HOME"  OR "FACILITY" MEANS A NURSING HOME AS DEFINED BY
 SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
   (G) "APPLICANT" MEANS A NURSING HOME THAT HAS SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION
 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STUDY.
   (H) "PARTICIPATING FACILITY" MEANS AN APPLICANT THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED
 BE THE COMMISSIONER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STUDY.

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