Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Feb 14, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S4784
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S4784 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S4784 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4784 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing colla- borative programs for community paramedicine services PURPOSE: Authorizes collaborative programs for community paramedicine services. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 2805-x of the public health law as it relates to the hospital-home care-physician collaboration. This collaboration intends to improve patient care access and management, patient health outcomes, and cost-effectiveness. This section adds emergency medical services to the list of entities that are able to participate in this collaboration and adds the term "Emergency medical services" to the list of definitions that are within this section.
2023-S4784 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4784 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 14, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 authorizing colla- borative programs for community paramedicine services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2805-x of the public health law, as added by section 48 of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: § 2805-x. Hospital-home care-physician collaboration program. 1. The purpose of this section shall be to facilitate innovation in hospital, home care agency and physician collaboration in meeting the community's health care needs. It shall provide a framework to support voluntary initiatives in collaboration to improve patient care access and manage- ment, patient health outcomes, cost-effectiveness in the use of health care services and community population health. Such collaborative HOSPI- TAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN initiatives may also include payors, skilled nursing facilities, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES and other interdiscipli- nary providers, practitioners and service entities AS PART OF SUCH HOSPITAL-HOME CARE-PHYSICIAN COLLABORATIVE PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN THE CASE OF COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE AS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION AND ARTICLE THIRTY OF THIS CHAPTER, THE COLLABORATIVE SHALL MINIMALLY COMPRISE HOSPITAL, HOME CARE, PHYSICIAN, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PARTNERS. 2. For purposes of this section: (a) "Hospital" shall include a general hospital as defined in this article or other inpatient facility for rehabilitation or specialty care within the definition of hospital in this article. (b) "Home care agency" shall mean a certified home health agency, long term home health care program or licensed home care services agency as defined in article thirty-six of this chapter. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08053-01-3
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