Bills Pending New York Senate Health Committee

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NYS01339IntroEnacts the "New York state living donor support act" to provide state reimbursement to living organ donors, who are state residents, for medical and associated expenses incurred as a result of the organ donation, when the organ donation is made to an...
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2019-01-14
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NYS01352IntroRelates to a pilot program for the recruitment and training of retired persons to become home care workers; provides specialized training; requires a report detailing improved health and financial outcomes for the retired workers participating in the...
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2019-01-14
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NYS01323IntroRelates to the reimbursement of out-of-network providers of clinical laboratory services by organizations providing or offering comprehensive health services plans.
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2019-01-14
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NYS01279IntroRequires all hospitals to establish, utilize and complete a checklist for each intensive care medical procedure performed in the hospital.
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2019-01-14
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NYS01432IntroRequires food allergy awareness in food establishments and online food ordering services.
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2019-01-14
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NYS01420IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of health to adjust medical assistance rates of payment for certified home health agencies, managed long term care plans, hospices, long term home health care programs, licensed home care services agencies and other entiti...
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2019-01-14
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NYS01361IntroDirects the commissioner of health to conduct a study to analyze the adequacy of health networks and the delivery of gerontologic services and senior health care in New York state.
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2019-01-14
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NYS01346IntroRequires the department of health to establish criteria for risk factors of drowning by children in various age groups and requires the department to conduct an ongoing public awareness and education program on drowning risks, precautions and life-sa...
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2019-01-14
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NYS01359IntroDirects the commissioner of labor and the commissioner of health to conduct a labor market study of the home care and hospice workforce; and establishes a temporary labor task force for home care and hospice services and occupations to examine and ma...
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2019-01-14
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NYS01156IntroRelates to the disposition of fetal remains.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01217IntroEstablishes the rural emergency first responder program revolving fund and requires grants be made for qualified farmedic programs.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01145IntroProhibits the use of pesticides at children's overnight or summer day camps; provides an exception where emergency application is approved by local or state officials.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01211IntroRelates to the personal expense allowance for residents of residential health care facilities receiving or eligible to receive supplemental security income payments and/or additional state payments.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01181IntroProhibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products; imposes civil penalties for violations thereof.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01237IntroRequires the commissioner of health to develop guidelines for the prescription of opioid antagonists.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01182IntroRelates to creating the medical professionals across rural New York state student loan repayment fund pilot program for certain participating professionals that make a two year commitment to practice in a tract or county defined by the health resourc...
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2019-01-11
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NYS01139IntroRequires that all companies that sell electronic cigarettes shall annually disclose to the commissioner of health their online advertising expenditures from the previous fiscal year; makes related provisions.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01247IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of health to award grants for graduate medical education in Lyme and tick-borne disease and to designate organizations as centers for Lyme and tick-borne disease excellence.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01175IntroRelates to prescription drugs in Medicaid managed care programs.
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2019-01-11
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NYS01050IntroRequires medical assistance be provided to victims of domestic violence, as defined in section 459-a of this chapter, to care for and treat any scarring resulting from the domestic violence incident.
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2019-01-10
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NYS01052IntroRelates to enacting the "Endoscope Reform Act"; requires the commissioner of health to promulgate rules and regulations to govern the practice of all upper endoscopic procedures and to prescribe an upper endoscopic patient's bill of rights.
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2019-01-10
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NYS01025IntroRelates to permitting registered organizations to sell, deliver, distribute or receive medical marihuana to or from another registered organization.
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2019-01-10
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NYS01030IntroEstablishes an age-appropriate sex education grant program through the department of health conducted by an eligible applicant; authorizes the commissioner to determine certain topics of instruction and makes provisions for the application of grants.
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2019-01-10
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NYS01032IntroEnacts the "safe staffing for quality care act" to require acute care facilities and nursing homes to implement certain direct-care nurse to patient ratios in all nursing units; sets minimum staffing requirements; requires every such facility to subm...
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2019-01-10
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NYS01029IntroEstablishes requirements for informed consent to the provision of medical procedures by the patient or his or her legally authorized representative.
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2019-01-10
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NYS00137IntroImposes a tax on vapor products at a rate of twenty-five cents per fluid milliliter, or a part thereof, of a vapor product; defines terms.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00912IntroRelates to the implementation of an electronic death registration system; provides that a payment shall be collected for each burial or removal permit issued electronically.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00491IntroProvides that the commissioner of health may exempt certain brand name drugs so that they fall under medical assistance umbrella.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00773IntroAuthorizes the Department of Health to establish maximum levels for perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs) and (PFSAs) perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acids in public drinking water.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00792IntroAuthorizes emergency medical care personnel to provide basic first aid to dogs and cats.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00550IntroRelates to prohibiting supervised injection sites; provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to own, operate, work in or volunteer at a supervised injection site; defines terms and establishes penalties.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00653IntroRequires the department to draft guidelines for the transition of patients from substances with a high risk of addiction to those with a low risk.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00872IntroProvides for clarification of the disposition of human remains.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00449IntroRelates to payments to rural hospitals designated as critical access hospitals.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00153IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of health to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to require chain pharmacies to operate drug disposal sites for unused controlled substances; defines "chain pharmacy".
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2019-01-09
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NYS00933IntroDirects the commissioner of the department of health to apply for a waiver to implement a work requirement for able-bodied adult recipients of Medicaid.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00949IntroReimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00331IntroRelates to patient counseling before issuing a prescription for a schedule II opioid; requires practitioners to consult with the patient regarding the quantity of the opioid and the patient's option to fill the prescription in a lesser quantity, and ...
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2019-01-09
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NYS00433IntroProvides for additional remedies for patients' private right of actions in residential health care facilities; allows class actions by patients, patient's legal representative, or such patient's estate.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00761IntroAuthorizes certain law enforcement officers and firefighters to possess and administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00339IntroRelates to exemptions from assessments on residential health care facilities; provides that for residential health care facility assessment purposes, receipts attributable to services paid for by certain private parties or other private entities shal...
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2019-01-09
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NYS00392IntroDirects the department of health to assign at least 1 narcotics investigator to each county in a city having a population of one million or more.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00755IntroExempts monthly assessments due from residential health facilities located in any area designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area or serving a medically underserved population and experiencing a medical assistance utilization rate of eighty-fi...
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2019-01-09
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NYS00498IntroEnacts the safer consumption services act which provides for the establishment of a program to provide safe injection sites.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00230IntroAuthorizes hospice residences to care for up to 25 patients in cities having a population of one million or more.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00046IntroRelates to the content of birth certificates; allows parents to choose a designation.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00467IntroRelates to referrals of patients for health related items or services that are prohibited under law.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00775IntroEstablishes a task force to assess data and information compiled by law enforcement personnel and health providers related to incidents of firearm violence and injury; provides that the task force would designate a state agency to coordinate a statew...
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2019-01-09
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NYS00663IntroRelates to prenatal trisomy diagnosis awareness; requires certain information to be provided to pregnant women following trisomy testing.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00112IntroImposes a nursing home purchase moratorium on those who own or have owned failing facilities for twenty-four months since their last violation.
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2019-01-09
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