senate Bill S7130

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to telehealth delivery of services by physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors and mental health practitioners

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jun 02, 2021 referred to rules

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S7130 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7369
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2999-cc, Pub Health L

S7130 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits telehealth delivery of services by physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors and mental health practitioners.

S7130 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7130 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7130
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to telehealth  deliv-
   ery  of  services by physical therapy and occupational therapy assist-
   ants, chiropractors and mental health practitioners

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraphs  (l),  (m),  (x)  and  (y) of subdivision 2 of
 section 2999-cc of the public health law, paragraph (l) as  amended  and
 paragraph  (m)  as  added by chapter 454 of the laws of 2015, paragraphs
 (x) and (y) as amended by section 3 of part F of chapter 57 of the  laws
 of  2021,  are  amended  and  a  new  paragraph  (z) is added to read as
 follows:
   (l) a physical therapist licensed AND A PHYSICAL  THERAPIST  ASSISTANT
 CERTIFIED  pursuant  to  article one hundred thirty-six of the education
 law;
   (m) an occupational therapist AND AN  OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  ASSISTANT
 licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-six of the education law;
   (x)  certified  peer recovery advocate services providers certified by
 the commissioner of addiction services and supports pursuant to  section
 19.18-b  of  the  mental hygiene law, peer providers credentialed by the
 commissioner of addiction services and supports and peers  certified  or
 credentialed by the office of mental health; [and]
   (y) A CHIROPRACTOR LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO
 OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
   (Z)  A  MENTAL  HEALTH  PRACTITIONER  LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE
 HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE EDUCATION LAW; AND
   (AA) any other provider as determined by the commissioner pursuant  to
 regulation or, in consultation with the commissioner, by the commission-
 er  of  the  office  of mental health, the commissioner of the office of

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11075-03-1

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