Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 25, 2022||
referred to health
Senate Bill S8092
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S8092 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8092 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8092 SPONSOR: CLEARE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to training for pres- cribers of certain pain medications PURPOSE: Updates training for prescribers of controlled substances to include best practices for patient centered care, social determents of health, and co-occurring disorders SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:; Section 1 of the bill amends paragraph c of subdivision 3 of Section 3309-a of the Public Health Law to require Commissioner of Health, in consultation with the State Education Department, and the Office of Addiction Services and Supports to update the course work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction for medical profes- sionals that prescribe controlled substances to include best practices
2021-S8092 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8092 I N S E N A T E January 25, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CLEARE -- 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 training for pres- cribers of certain pain medications THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a of the public health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: (c) The commissioner, in consultation with the department of education and the office of [alcoholism and substance abuse] ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS, shall establish standards and review and approve course work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction AND UPDATE SUCH STANDARDS AND APPROVALS AS NECESSARY ACCORDING TO BEST PRAC- TICES FOR PROVIDING PATIENT CENTERED CARE WITH THE CONSIDERATION OF SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AND CO-OCCURING DISORDERS and shall publish information related to such standards, course work or training on the department's website. § 2. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a of the public health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: (f) Course work or training shall include, but not be limited to: state and federal requirements for prescribing controlled substances; pain management; appropriate prescribing; managing acute pain; pallia- tive medicine; prevention, screening and signs of [addiction] SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; responses to abuse and addiction; and end of life care. FOR EACH LICENSED PERSON DUE TO RE-REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, SUCH COURSE WORK OR TRAINING SHALL ALSO INCLUDE TECHNIQUES THAT WILL REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF OVER- DOSE AND OTHER HARMS RELATED TO THE USE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND MEDICATIONS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADDICTION, INCLUDING INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING A BUPRENORPHINE PRESCRIBER. § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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