Bills Pending New York Assembly Health Committee

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NYA10500IntroProvides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information from the identification of individuals who have come in contact with an individual with a confirmed or probable diagnosis of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
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2020-07-10
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NYA10773IntroGives schools improved access to the statewide immunization database.
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2020-07-09
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA10583IntroImposes requirements for the collection and use of emergency health data and the use of technology to aid during the COVID-19 public health emergency; requires entities using technology to get consent from individuals and to disclose certain informat...
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2020-07-09
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NYA10470IntroDirects the commissioner of health to conduct a study of the delivery of ambulatory care on Staten Island.
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2020-07-09
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NYA10732IntroProhibits the distribution without charge or sale of flavored nicotine pouches.
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2020-07-08
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NYA10714IntroRelates to dental COVID-19 liability immunity; adds dentistry to health care professionals covered with liability immunity in providing certain services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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2020-07-01
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NYA08533IntroEstablishes a drug assistance demonstration program and authorizes emergency prescriptions.
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2020-07-01
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NYA10723IntroReimburses health care providers at the same rate for telehealth visits as in-person visits.
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2020-07-01
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NYA10715IntroRequires services provided by telehealth be reimbursed at the same rate as an in-office visit.
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2020-07-01
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NYA10665IntroIncludes audio-only and video-only telehealth and telemedicine services in those telehealth and telemedicine services eligible for reimbursement; provides that telehealth shall include certified peer recovery advocate services.
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2020-06-24
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NYA10621IntroRelates to the liability of residential health care facilities; repeals the emergency or disaster treatment protection act which protects health care facilities and health care professionals from liability that may result from treatment of individual...
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2020-06-10
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NYA10635IntroAids in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings.
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2020-06-10
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NYA10619IntroRequires health care professionals to prescribe opioid antagonists when prescribing an opioid and discuss the dangers of opioid addiction with such patient in a manner consistent with regulations promulgated by the commissioner of health.
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2020-06-10
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NYA07214IntroRelates to adding embryo to the definition of "tissue" for purposes of tissue storage.
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2020-06-05
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NYA10567IntroRequires that COVID-19 contact tracers in the counties of Suffolk and Nassau be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent possible; further requires the Suffolk county depart...
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2020-06-03
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NYA10564IntroRequires the Commissioner of Health to promulgate rules and regulations requiring nursing homes and residential health care facilities to test all residents of such nursing homes and residential healthcare facilities for the novel coronavirus (COVID-...
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2020-06-03
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NYA10557IntroWaives certain requirements of the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children during a state of emergency declared as a result of a public health crisis.
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2020-05-28
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NYA10547IntroRequires video communication devices for patients or residents in nursing homes, hospitals or facilities providing health related services when visitor access is limited; further requires that as part of a disaster preparedness plan that nursing home...
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2020-05-28
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NYA10463IntroRelates to the review of policies and practices pertaining to infectious disease outbreaks in correctional facilities, including the treatment and prevention of the disease among inmates and staff.
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2020-05-24
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NYA05248IntroEstablishes the New York Health program, a comprehensive system of access to health insurance for New York state residents; provides for administrative structure of the plan; provides for powers and duties of the board of trustees, the scope of benef...
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2020-05-22
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NYA10350IntroRelates to establishing requirements for residential health care facilities during a state disaster emergency involving a disease outbreak; requires the department of health to issue guidance regarding precautions and procedures to maintain health an...
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2020-05-22
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NYA10494IntroPermits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such information shall be afforded confidentiality protection.
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2020-05-22
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NYA10474IntroProvides eligibility for the basic health program for individuals who have or have had a confirmed or suspected case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, household income below two hundred percent of the federal poverty line as defined and annually revise...
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2020-05-22
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NYA10504IntroProtects addiction service providers from liability during a public health emergency.
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2020-05-22
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NYA10489IntroRelates to the definition of the "look-back period" for the determination of eligibility of an individual for medical assistance benefits and exempts certain assets used on the individual's behalf or for care services provided to the individual by a ...
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2020-05-22
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NYA10512IntroEnacts the "New York Nursing Home Protection Act of 2020" which requires the commissioner of health to ensure all nursing home staff receives COVID-19 testing twice weekly and all residents shall receive such testing weekly; and the department of hea...
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2020-05-22
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NYA10486IntroProvides eligibility for medical assistance for personal care services for persons with traumatic brain injury, developmental disability, cognitive impairments, blindness or visual impairment.
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2020-05-22
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NYA08270IntroRequires that the most recent rating of every nursing home assigned pursuant to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS rating), shall be prominently displayed on the home page of the department's website and at each nursing home fac...
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2020-05-18
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NYA02355IntroRelates to allowing a nursing home patient, or his or her representative, to install, operate and maintain, at his or her own expense, an electronic monitoring device in his or her room.
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2020-05-18
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NYA10440IntroProvides that the commissioner of health shall approve the operating certificate of a midwifery birth center which is accredited by a recognized accrediting organization.
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2020-05-18
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NYA10462IntroEstablishes the test, trust, and certify act to establish a protocol for COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and immunity certification and to protect individuals' right to privacy; grants individuals the right to control their self-sovereign identifi...
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2020-05-18
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NYA10441IntroRelates to the definition of an indoor area.
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2020-05-18
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NYA10451IntroProvides for insurance reimbursement for expenses related to the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) for direct care workers, care recipients and an emergency inventory of a ninety-day supply of PPE.
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2020-05-18
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NYA10301IntroRelates to allowing prescriptions for controlled substances that are normally restricted to a thirty-day supply to be issued for greater than a thirty-day supply during a state of emergency.
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2020-05-18
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NYA10426IntroRequires that nursing home patients who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 shall produce a negative test result before he or she can be readmitted to such nursing home
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2020-05-11
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NYA10010IntroRequires that any state program implemented pursuant to an agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to obtain federal financial supports for the implementation of a delivery system reform incentive payment ("DSRIP") program shall...
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2020-05-11
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NYA10427IntroRepeals the emergency or disaster treatment protection act which protects health care facilities and health care professionals from liability that may result from treatment of individuals with COVID-19 under conditions resulting from circumstances as...
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2020-05-11
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NYA10429IntroRelates to adopting the solemn covenant of the states to award prizes for curing diseases interstate compact.
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2020-05-11
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NYA02881IntroAuthorizes the department of health to establish a program for familial dysautonomia, Canavan's and Tay-Sachs disease screening and counseling and to provide grants and to enter into contracts with public and non-profit private entities to assist in ...
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2020-05-04
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA10374IntroRelates to cost recovery by municipalities and other recipients from responsible parties; ensures that responsible parties do not benefit from state assistance payments/grants made by the environmental facilities corporation to municipalities and rec...
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2020-05-04
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NYA10385IntroDirects the department of health to request guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine whether the state can claim federal financial participation for coverage of and payment for certain prescription digital therapeutic...
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2020-05-04
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NYA10393IntroEstablishes the compassionate helper volunteer program to implement a system by which eligible volunteers may provide free non-medical, quality of life services in hospitals to individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and to their families.
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2020-05-04
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NYA02770IntroEnacts the Jonah Bichotte Cowan Law; relates to pre-term labor care and directs the commissioner of health to require hospitals to provide pre-term labor patients with information regarding the potential health effects of pre-term labor and pre-term ...
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2020-05-04
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NYA10310IntroRequires charter schools to conduct periodic testing of potable water systems for lead contamination; requires that initial testing of such potable water systems occurs between 1/1/20 and 12/31/21 and such systems are re-tested every 5 years thereaft...
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2020-04-22
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA10317IntroRelates to a quorum of the advisory council on lead poisoning prevention; sets a quorum as a majority of voting membership of the council.
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2020-04-22
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NYA10293IntroDesignates certain emergency and public safety dispatchers and operators as first responders.
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2020-04-15
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NYA10302IntroRequires the department of social services to implement regulations relating to the automatic redetermination of eligibility for medical assistance for a period of not less than two years for enrollees receiving Medicaid in the Aged, Blind and Disabl...
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2020-04-15
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA10299IntroDecriminalizes psilocybin.
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2020-04-15
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NYA10274IntroIncreases the maximum amount of individual awards for the physician loan repayment program and physician practice support program to encourage physicians to practice in underserved areas.
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2020-04-08
To Assembly Health Committee
NYA10214IntroRelates to rescue inhaler treatment devices.
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2020-03-24
To Assembly Health Committee
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