senate Bill S553

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the publication of nursing home ratings

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Current Bill Status Via A2037 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.347
substituted for s553
Feb 22, 2021 substituted by a2037
ordered to third reading cal.347
committed to rules
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.347
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S553
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S553
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

nay (1)

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S553 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2037
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8461, A8270

S553 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the most recent rating of every nursing home assigned pursuant to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS rating), shall be prominently displayed on the home page of the department's website and at each nursing home facility.

S553 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S553 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    553
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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  publication  of
   nursing home ratings

   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. NURSING HOME RATINGS. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE THAT
 THE  MOST  RECENT  STAR  RATING  OF EVERY NURSING HOME   FACILITY IN THE
 STATE, ASSIGNED PURSUANT TO THE INSPECTION RATING  SYSTEM  OF  THE  U.S.
 CENTERS  FOR  MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (OVERALL CMS RATING), SHALL
 BE PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED ON THE HOME PAGE OF THE  DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE,
 OR BY AN EASILY ACCESSIBLE LINK TO SUCH INFORMATION.
   2. EACH NURSING HOME FACILITY SHALL POST ITS OVERALL CMS RATING ON THE
 HOMEPAGE  OF  ANY WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY SUCH FACILITY AND ON ANY WEBSITE
 OR WEBPAGE RELATING TO SUCH FACILITY MAINTAINED BY AN ENTITY WHICH  OWNS
 OR  OPERATES  SUCH  FACILITY. EACH NURSING HOME SHALL ALSO CONSPICUOUSLY
 POST ITS MOST RECENT OVERALL CMS RATING SO THAT IT  IS  VISIBLE  TO  THE
 GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO RESIDENTS.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05741-01-1


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