|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 01, 2022||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 09, 2022||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 08, 2022||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 07, 2022||1st report cal.445|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to health|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Apr 21, 2021||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 18, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 17, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 16, 2021||1st report cal.583|
|Mar 08, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S5487
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5487 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5487 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that health care plan participation by physicians shall be reported, for purposes of physician profiles, by the health care plans; requires physicians to periodically submit information for his or her physician profile within 6 months of his or her triennial re-registration to practice; authorizes physicians to designate a designee to submit his or her information for the physician profile.
S5487 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5487 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to submission of information to the department of health for physician profiles PURPOSE: Makes updates to the physician profile to include provider plan network information and to help ensure greater compliance. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends Public Health Law (PHL) § 2995-a(1)(a) to provide that health care plan information shall be included and updated by the Department of Health utilizing provider network participation informa- tion, or other reliable sources of information the Department receives from health plans.
S5487 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5487 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 submission of information to the department of health for physician profiles THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (q) of subdivision 1 of section 2995-a of the public health law, as added by chapter 542 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: (q) health care plans with which the licensee has contracts, employ- ment, or other affiliation; PROVIDED THAT THE REPORTING OF SUCH INFORMA- TION SHALL NOT BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PHYSICIAN, BUT SHALL BE INCLUDED AND UPDATED BY THE DEPARTMENT UTILIZING PROVIDER NETWORK PARTICIPATION INFORMATION, OR OTHER RELIABLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY HEALTH CARE PLANS. § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2995-a of the public health law, as amended by section 3 of part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 4. Each physician shall periodically report to the department on forms and in the time and manner required by the commissioner any other infor- mation as is required by the department for the development of profiles under this section which is not otherwise reasonably obtainable. In addition to such periodic reports and providing the same information, each physician shall update his or her profile information within the six months prior to the [expiration date of such physician's registra- tion period] SUBMISSION OF THE RE-REGISTRATION APPLICATION, as a condi- tion of registration renewal under article one hundred thirty-one of the education law. Except for optional information provided, physicians shall notify the department of any change in the profile information within thirty days of such change. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10402-01-1
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