assembly Bill A3235

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Aids in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings

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Jan 22, 2021 referred to health

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A3235 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1029
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10635, S8779

A3235 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Aids in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings.

A3235 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3235
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to aiding in the
   transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living  in
   pediatric nursing homes and other settings

   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
 2808-e to read as follows:
   §  2808-E. RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY
 IN TRANSITION TO YOUNG ADULTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH  MEDICAL  FRAGILITY.
 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY" SHALL MEAN CHILDREN UP TO TWEN-
 TY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO HAVE A CHRONIC DEBILITATING CONDITION OR  CONDI-
 TIONS, ARE AT RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION, ARE TECHNOLOGY-DEPENDENT FOR LIFE
 OR  HEALTH  SUSTAINING FUNCTIONS, REQUIRE COMPLEX MEDICATION REGIMENS OR
 MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS TO MAINTAIN OR TO  IMPROVE  THEIR  HEALTH  STATUS,
 AND/OR  ARE  IN  NEED  OF  ONGOING ASSESSMENT OR INTERVENTION TO PREVENT
 SERIOUS DETERIORATION OF THEIR HEALTH STATUS  OR  MEDICAL  COMPLICATIONS
 THAT PLACE THEIR LIFE, HEALTH OR DEVELOPMENT AT RISK.
   (B)  "YOUNG  ADULTS WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY" SHALL MEAN INDIVIDUALS WHO
 MEET THE DEFINITION OF CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY, BUT FOR THE FACT
 SUCH INDIVIDUALS ARE AGED TWENTY-ONE YEARS OR OLDER.
   (C) "PEDIATRIC RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL  MEAN  A  FREE-
 STANDING  FACILITY  OR DISCRETE UNIT WITHIN A FACILITY AUTHORIZED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER TO PROVIDE EXTENSIVE NURSING,  MEDICAL,  PSYCHOLOGICAL  AND
 COUNSELING SUPPORT SERVICES SOLELY TO CHILDREN.
   2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ANY
 CHILD WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY WHO HAS RESIDED FOR AT LEAST THIRTY CONSEC-
 UTIVE DAYS IN A PEDIATRIC RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY AND  WHO  HAS
 REACHED THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHILE A RESIDENT, MAY CONTINUE RESIDING AT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.