Bills Pending New York Senate Health Committee

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NYS04861IntroRelates to the closure of nursing homes.
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2019-04-18
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NYS05243IntroRelates to the provision of patient health information and medical records; expands the definition of medical records to include all health related records; prohibits fees for providing certain records.
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2019-04-18
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NYS02391IntroRequires the commissioner of health to establish and publish a list of generic drug products.
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2019-04-17
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NYS05221IntroAdds W-18(4-chloro-N-[1-[2-(4-nitrophenyl)ethyl] 2piperidinylidene]benzenesulfonamide) to the schedule of controlled substances.
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2019-04-16
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NYS05186IntroRelates to persons designated by a general hospital to identify infectious disease processes, conduct surveillance and epidemiologic investigations, and develop plans to prevent and control the transmission of infectious agents within general hospita...
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2019-04-12
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NYS04277IntroRequires health practitioners to discuss with patients the risks associated with certain pain medications before prescribing such medications; requires that for the first opioid analgesic prescription of a calendar year the prescribing physician shal...
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2019-04-12
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NYS05144IntroRelates to the closure of hospitals; includes general hospitals or the surrender of an operating certificate.
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2019-04-11
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NYS05150IntroProvides that with the first opioid analgesic prescription of each year, the prescriber shall prescribe an opioid antagonist when any of the following risk factors are present: a history of substance use disorder; high dose or cumulative prescription...
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2019-04-11
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NYS05136IntroEstablishes the New York state immunization schedule and directs the department of health to contract with a consultant to promote and maintain the New York state vaccination awareness campaign; establishes the gift for the New York state vaccination...
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2019-04-10
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NYS05131IntroEstablishes a pilot program for the dispensing of hearing aids in the county of Westchester.
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2019-04-10
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NYS05113IntroRelates 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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2019-04-09
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NYS05107IntroEnacts the childhood lead poisoning prevention and safe housing act to make enforcement of lead hazard control standards in the state of New York more certain and more effective; creates a loan fund to assist owners in complying with lead-safe requir...
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2019-04-09
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NYS05088IntroDirects the department of health to contract with community-based organizations and not-for-profit corporations for the provision of outreach, information and educational services to immigrants on the availability of health care services, medical ass...
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2019-04-09
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NYS05092IntroIncludes certain pharmacists as qualified health care professionals and authorizes such pharmacists to complete a waived test and directs the commissioner of health to establish a list of CLIA-waived tests.
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2019-04-09
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NYS01796IntroGrants immunity from liability to organizations which establish physician committees the purpose of which is to confront and refer to treatment physicians who are thought to be suffering from addiction or mental illness.
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2019-04-04
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NYS00218IntroRelates to requiring anaphylactic policies for child care services setting forth guidelines and procedures to be followed for both the prevention of anaphylaxis and during a medical emergency resulting from anaphylaxis.
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2019-04-04
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NYS04971IntroRequires managed long term care programs to distribute money received from the state for medicaid patients using a reasonable methodology, including for training and retention of non-supervisory home care service workers and personnel who provide dir...
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2019-04-03
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NYS05028IntroRequires patient hospital admissions form to allow a patient to designate a domestic partner with the same privileges as a next-of-kin respecting visitation and the authorizing of surgery for a patient in the absence and unavailability of a next-of-k...
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2019-04-03
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NYS05032IntroRelates to embryo and pre-embryo banks and storage facilities.
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2019-04-03
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NYS05011IntroEstablishes integrated pest management requirements for hospitals including a requirement that all hospitals have pest management plans for pest control activities; makes related provisions.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04972IntroRelates to payments for home and community based long term care services; provides that funds appropriated to compensate for minimum wage requirements, shall not be subject to managed care risk adjustment on insurers.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04973IntroDirects the commissioner of health to evaluate existing needs assessment tools and develop additional professionally and statistically valid assessment tools to be used to assist in determining the amount, nature and manner of services and care needs...
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2019-04-03
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NYS05000IntroEstablishes the nurse loan repayment program; authorizes the commissioner to award loan repayment awards to nurses serving in underserved areas or nursing homes.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04969IntroEstablishes the dietary supplements safety committee.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04942IntroRelates to collaborative models for addressing health care disparities.
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2019-04-02
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NYS04962IntroRequires the commissioner of health to establish means of educating proprietors and employees of public eating establishments about food allergens.
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2019-04-02
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NYS04930IntroRequires chain restaurants to place a salt-shaker-like symbol on menus next to food items that contain more than two thousand three hundred milligrams of sodium.
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2019-03-29
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NYS02086IntroDirects the commissioner of health to make recommendations relating to increasing certain ambulatory patient group reimbursement rates and certain reimbursement rates for patient health care services provided by physicians in rural and underserved ar...
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2019-03-29
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NYS04928IntroProvides for a program of asthma disease management and control within the department of health; such program shall provide various services to health care providers, patients, and others; authorizes the commissioner of health to make grants; provide...
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2019-03-29
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NYA01148EngrossRequires every general hospital to have a community advisory board.
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2019-03-28
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NYS04867IntroExpands the Doctors Across New York program to include dentists.
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2019-03-28
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NYS04854IntroRequires hospitals to provide language assistance services to a patient or a patient's assistant for communication of clinical and other information, including but not limited to health care, billing and making appointments, to ensure effective commu...
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2019-03-27
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NYS04841IntroPermits the execution of orders not to resuscitate and orders pertaining to life sustaining treatments by physician assistants.
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2019-03-27
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NYA03077EngrossRelates to certain application and referral forms for health care plans by authorizing the commissioner and superintendent of financial services to adopt regulations for the renewal of credentialing and re-credentialing of newly licensed health care ...
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2019-03-26
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NYS04805IntroRelates to services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries sustained after age twenty-one in rural areas.
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2019-03-26
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NYS04813IntroProvides that hospitals which offer medical residency training in obstetrics, gynecology, internal medicine, women's health and osteopathy shall provide training which follows the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education or the American Os...
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2019-03-26
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NYS04795IntroRequires all insurance policies and health maintenance organization contracts to provide coverage for maternity patients and their newborns for hospital stays of at least 48 hours following childbirth by natural delivery and 96 hours following childb...
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2019-03-25
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NYS04770IntroEnables the commissioner of social services to review state plans which provide for special transportation services for children and pre-school children to ensure that state policies are not more restrictive than policies at the federal level.
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2019-03-25
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NYS04782IntroRequires information made public by the state board of professional medical conduct and health information required to be made public by the department of health to be disseminated in both written and electronic form in the 8 languages that are most ...
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2019-03-25
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NYS04703IntroDirects the commissioner of health to establish a method by which alternative identification can be presented at a point of sale when a recipient under the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children does not have his or he...
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2019-03-21
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NYS04699IntroDirects the commissioner of health to conduct a study relating to the number of emergency room beds in the state and to make recommendations on the minimum number of emergency rooms required per capita and the maximum distance patients shall be expec...
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2019-03-21
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NYS04710IntroProhibits the operation of a vending machine which dispenses tobacco products unless the machine is located more than three hundred fifty feet of a building occupied exclusively as a school, church, synagogue or other place of worship.
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2019-03-21
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NYS04672IntroRelates to the priority of persons with responsibility to determine the disposition of human remains.
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2019-03-20
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NYS04649IntroRelates to adding dysmenorrhea as a covered condition for lawful medical use of marihuana.
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2019-03-19
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NYS04646IntroPermits a funeral director with written consent of a regulated cemetery corporation to provide remains which remain unclaimed after one hundred twenty days to such corporation for disposition.
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2019-03-19
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NYS04578IntroAuthorizes individuals to participate in the state health benefit exchange without providing information regarding citizenship or lawful residency or requesting or receiving a state or federal subsidy.
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2019-03-18
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NYS04615IntroProvides Medicaid reimbursement for interpretation services provided by hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency department settings and in diagnostic treatment centers; provides further that time frames for notice, approval or certification of r...
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2019-03-15
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NYS04582IntroRelates to conforming the definition of palliative care under hospice provisions to be the same as under other public health law provisions.
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2019-03-15
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NYS04596IntroEstablishes training and registration requirements for kidney dialysis patient care technicians.
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2019-03-15
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NYS04583IntroRequires nursing homes to provide potential residents with policy on granting physician privileges prior to executing agreement.
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2019-03-15
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