Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Mar 29, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S6101
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-S6101 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6101 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6101 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to establishing statewide pilot programs promoting the use of alternative treatments for individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain PURPOSE: Establishes statewide pilot programs promoting the use of alternative treatments for individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 authorizes the commissioner of health to establish statewide pilot programs for individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain by offering access to nonpharmacologic treatments. The provisions of this section will only take effect if all necessary approvals under federal law and regulation have been obtained to receive federal financial participation in the costs of services.
2023-S6101 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6101 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 29, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT in relation to establishing statewide pilot programs promoting the use of alternative treatments for individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The commissioner of health is authorized to establish statewide pilot programs for the purpose of promoting the use of alter- natives to opioid treatment for individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain by offering access to nonpharmacologic treatments such as acupuncture and chiropractic services. Such access may be provided statewide, with a focus on areas within the state that have the highest need for such services. The provisions of this section shall not take effect unless all necessary approvals under federal law and regulation have been obtained to receive federal financial participation in the costs of services provided under this section. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09979-01-3
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