Senate Bill S6351B

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Provides a premium reduction for physicians who complete a training strategies course relating to emergency department visits for individuals with a developmental or intellectual disability

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    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S6351 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6895
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren §2828 to be §2831, add §2832, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L

2023-S6351 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to approve courses for eligible physicians, nurses and other staff that covers risk management strategies in emergency department visits for individuals with a developmental or intellectual disability; provides a premium reduction for physicians who complete such risk management strategies course.

2023-S6351 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6351 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6351
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 17, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- 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 a premium reduction for physicians,  nurses  and  other  staff  who
   complete  a  risk  management  strategies course relating to emergency
   department visits for individuals with a developmental or intellectual
   disability
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 2828 of the public health law, as added by chapter
 689 of the laws of 2021, is renumbered section 2831 and  a  new  section
 2832 is added to read as follows:
   § 2832. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TRAINING STRATEGIES. 1. IN ORDER
 TO  IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY AND OUTCOMES, MINIMIZE HEALTH INEQUITY, BUILD
 THE CAPACITY OF STAFF TO UNDERSTAND THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTEL-
 LECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND TO PROMOTE INFORMED CONSULTA-
 TION BY PATIENTS WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS, NURSES AND  OTHER  STAFF  DURING
 VISITS TO AN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN A GENERAL HOSPITAL, THE COMMISSION-
 ER,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISA-
 BILITIES, SHALL APPROVE  PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES  FOR  ELIGIBLE
 PHYSICIANS,  NURSES  AND  OTHER STAFF AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF
 THIS SECTION,  THAT  COVERS  RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES  IN  EMERGENCY
 DEPARTMENT  VISITS  FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL OR INTELLECTUAL
 DISABILITY AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION 1.03 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE
 LAW, AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH RISK  MANAGE-
 MENT  STRATEGIES  COURSES  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  SUCH STANDARDS AS THE
 COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE  WITH  DEVELOP-
 MENTAL DISABILITIES, MAY PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN,
 NURSE  OR  OTHER  STAFF  WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT
 STRATEGIES COURSE PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  RECEIVE  CONTINUING
 MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDIT AND A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10725-02-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S6351A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6895
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren §2828 to be §2831, add §2832, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L

2023-S6351A - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to approve courses for eligible physicians, nurses and other staff that covers risk management strategies in emergency department visits for individuals with a developmental or intellectual disability; provides a premium reduction for physicians who complete such risk management strategies course.

2023-S6351A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6351A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6351--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 17, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MANNION, SCARCELLA-SPANTON -- read twice and ordered
   printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
   -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
   tee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
   to  a  premium reduction for physicians who complete a risk management
   strategies course relating to emergency department visits for individ-
   uals with a developmental or intellectual disability
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 2828 of the public health law, as added by chapter
 689 of the laws of 2021, is renumbered section 2831 and  a  new  section
 2832 is added to read as follows:
   § 2832. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TRAINING STRATEGIES. 1. IN ORDER
 TO  IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY AND OUTCOMES, MINIMIZE HEALTH INEQUITY, BUILD
 THE CAPACITY OF STAFF TO UNDERSTAND THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTEL-
 LECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND TO PROMOTE INFORMED CONSULTA-
 TION BY PATIENTS WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS, NURSES AND  OTHER  STAFF  DURING
 VISITS TO AN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN A GENERAL HOSPITAL, THE COMMISSION-
 ER,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISA-
 BILITIES, SHALL APPROVE  PROFESSIONAL  EDUCATION  COURSES  FOR  ELIGIBLE
 PHYSICIANS,  NURSES  AND  OTHER STAFF AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF
 THIS SECTION,  THAT  COVERS  RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES  IN  EMERGENCY
 DEPARTMENT  VISITS  FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL OR INTELLECTUAL
 DISABILITY AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION 1.03 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE
 LAW, AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH RISK  MANAGE-
 MENT  STRATEGIES  COURSES  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  SUCH STANDARDS AS THE
 COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE  WITH  DEVELOP-
 MENTAL DISABILITIES, MAY PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION. AN ELIGIBLE PHYSICIAN,
 NURSE  OR  OTHER  STAFF  WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10725-03-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S6351B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6895
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren §2828 to be §2831, add §2832, Pub Health L; amd §2343, Ins L

2023-S6351B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to approve courses for eligible physicians, nurses and other staff that covers risk management strategies in emergency department visits for individuals with a developmental or intellectual disability; provides a premium reduction for physicians who complete such risk management strategies course.

2023-S6351B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6351B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6351--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 17, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MANNION, SCARCELLA-SPANTON -- read twice and ordered
   printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
   -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
   tee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
   to the Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
   to  a  premium reduction for physicians who complete a risk management
   strategies course relating to emergency department visits for individ-
   uals with a developmental or intellectual disability
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 2828 of the public health law, as added by chapter
 689 of the laws of 2021, is renumbered section 2831 and  a  new  section
 2832 is added to read as follows:
   § 2832. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TRAINING STRATEGIES. 1. IN ORDER
 TO  IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY AND OUTCOMES, MINIMIZE HEALTH INEQUITY, BUILD
 THE CAPACITY OF STAFF TO UNDERSTAND THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTEL-
 LECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND TO PROMOTE INFORMED CONSULTA-
 TION BY PATIENTS WITH THEIR PHYSICIANS, NURSES AND  OTHER  STAFF  DURING
 VISITS TO AN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN A GENERAL HOSPITAL, THE COMMISSION-
 ER,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISA-
 BILITIES, SHALL APPROVE COURSES  FOR  ELIGIBLE  PHYSICIANS,  NURSES  AND
 OTHER STAFF AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, THAT COVERS
 RISK  MANAGEMENT  STRATEGIES IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS FOR INDIVID-
 UALS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL OR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY  AS  SUCH  TERM  IS
 DEFINED  IN  SECTION  1.03  OF  THE  MENTAL HYGIENE LAW, AS DESCRIBED IN
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES COURSES
 SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SUCH STANDARDS AS THE COMMISSIONER, IN  CONSULTATION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10725-06-4
              

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