senate Bill S8113

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of a clinical peer reviewer

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Current Bill Status Via A879 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2022 3rd reading cal.1658
substituted for s8113
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a879
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1658
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 25, 2022 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 1, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8113
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 31, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8113
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Rules Committee Vote: May 31, 2022

nay (1)
absent (1)

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S8113 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A879
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4900, Pub Health L; amd §4900, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A723
2011-2012: A662
2013-2014: A2693
2015-2016: A445
2017-2018: A2539
2019-2020: S8844, A3076

S8113 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of a clinical peer reviewer by clarifying that such term shall be applicable for the entire utilization review and external appeal article and means either a physician or a health care professional with certain qualifications.

S8113 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8113 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8113
 
                             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 and the insurance law, in relation
   to the definition of clinical peer reviewer
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 4900 of the public health law, as
 amended by chapter 586 of the laws of 1998,  item  (B)  of  subparagraph
 (ii)  of  paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 41 of the laws of 2014 and
 subparagraph (iii) as amended and subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (a)  as
 added by section 42 of subpart A of part BB of chapter 57 of the laws of
 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   2. "Clinical peer reviewer" means:
   (a) [for purposes of title one of this article:
   (i)  a  physician  who  possesses  a  current and valid non-restricted
 license to practice medicine; or
   (ii) a health care professional other than a licensed physician who:
   (A) where applicable, possesses a  current  and  valid  non-restricted
 license,  certificate  or  registration  or,  where  no  provision for a
 license, certificate or registration  exists,  is  credentialed  by  the
 national accrediting body appropriate to the profession; and
   (B)  is  in  the  same profession and same or similar specialty as the
 health care provider who typically  manages  the  medical  condition  or
 disease  or  provides the health care service or treatment under review;
 or
   (iii) for purposes of a determination involving substance use disorder
 treatment:
   (A) a physician who  possesses  a  current  and  valid  non-restricted
 license  to  practice  medicine and who specializes in behavioral health
 and has experience in the delivery of substance use disorder courses  of
 treatment; or
   (B)  a  health  care  professional other than a licensed physician who
 specializes in behavioral health and has experience in the  delivery  of
 substance  use  disorder  courses  of  treatment  and, where applicable,

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

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