senate Bill S5487

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that health care plan participation by physicians shall be reported, for purposes of physician profiles, by the health care plans

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2022 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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
passed senate
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

Votes

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Feb 8, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S5487
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 16, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S5487
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5487 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8467
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4633
2019-2020: S1789

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

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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