Bills Pending New York Senate Health Committee

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NYS08123IntroPermits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such information shall be afforded confidentiality protection.
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2020-07-17
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NYS01890IntroProvides that services to medical assistance recipients suffering from traumatic brain injuries or qualifying for nursing home diversion and transition services shall be provided outside of managed programs.
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2020-07-16
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NYS05867IntroRequires a practitioner to consider and prescribe non-opioid treatment alternatives for treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
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2020-07-16
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NYS08497IntroRepeals 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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2020-06-06
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NYS08447IntroAuthorizes and directs the department of health to update the report entitled "New York State Department of Health Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) in New York State".
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2020-06-03
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NYS08461IntroRequires 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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2020-06-03
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NYS05032IntroRelates to adding embryo to the definition of "tissue" for purposes of tissue storage.
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2020-06-01
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NYS08270IntroRelates 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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2020-05-29
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NYS08365IntroProvides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-05-22
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NYS08385IntroEnacts 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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2020-05-21
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NYS08391IntroProtects addiction service providers from liability during a public health emergency.
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2020-05-21
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NYS08399IntroDirects the commissioner of health to require each licensed home care service agency to submit an infection control plan and periodic reports detailing measures taken to protect clients from infection.
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2020-05-21
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NYS08384IntroWaives 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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2020-05-21
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NYS08360IntroRequires the department of health to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19 including racial, ethnic, and other demographic disparities throughout the state which are contributing to the amount of positive cases and the care provided for...
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2020-05-19
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NYS08366IntroProvides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic and requires certain information to be included in adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients, and temporarily expands eligibility for the ...
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2020-05-19
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NYS08375IntroEstablishes the New York state health care professionals COVID-19 heroes loan forgiveness program of up to one hundred thousand dollars for persons who meet the eligibility requirements, including, physician or a professional or practical nurse, nurs...
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2020-05-19
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NYS08357IntroProvides 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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2020-05-19
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NYS08355IntroEstablishes a state stockpile which shall maintain reserves of certain drugs, vaccines, biological products, medical devices and other supplies.
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2020-05-19
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NYS08356IntroRequires the department of health to collect and maintain data relating to the sexual orientation and gender identity of individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
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2020-05-19
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NYS03577IntroEstablishes 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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2020-05-19
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NYS08338IntroRelates to the definition of an indoor area.
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2020-05-15
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NYS08346IntroAuthorizes air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood at all their facilities and distribute human blood while providing air transport services.
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2020-05-15
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NYS08307IntroProvides 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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2020-05-11
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NYS08316IntroDirects 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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2020-05-11
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NYS08321IntroPlaces a moratorium on closing hospitals until December 31, 2023.
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2020-05-11
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NYS08076IntroRelates to denial of payment for certain medically necessary hospital services, claims payment timeframes and payment of interest, payment and billing for out-of-network hospital emergency services, claims payment performance and creation of a workgr...
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2020-05-11
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NYS08264IntroEstablishes an emergency public health transparency and accountability council to receive reports of allegations of violations of any law, regulation or executive order related to the COVID-19 outbreak, in nursing homes and adult care facilities, or ...
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2020-05-01
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NYS08269IntroAuthorizes the attorney general to investigate and take action against in response to actions improvident or prejudicial to the interests of the public or occupants of nursing homes that are under the supervision of the commissioner of public health.
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2020-05-01
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NYS08268IntroEstablishes 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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2020-05-01
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NYS08272IntroProvides for pandemic displaced employees grants to nursing homes and adult care facilities that have hired employees who have been displaced from their place of employment and/or hired temporary staff to assist in providing information on residents ...
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2020-05-01
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NYS08273IntroRelates to indoor air quality in schools.
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2020-05-01
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NYS08227IntroRelates to emergency medicine triage delivery of services; provides that health care services provided by means of emergency medicine triage shall be entitled to reimbursement.
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2020-04-27
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NYS08237IntroRequires the department of health to prepare a report on the number of surplus ventilators within the state at the conclusion of the COVID-19 state of emergency.
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2020-04-27
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NYS08235IntroDesignates certain emergency and public safety dispatchers and operators as first responders.
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2020-04-27
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NYS08171IntroExtends the provisions found in Section 3000-a of the Public Health Law (Good Samaritan Law) to any individual or non-profit organization who voluntarily and without expectation of monetary compensation renders first aid or emergency treatment to an ...
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2020-04-13
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NYS08161IntroDirects 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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2020-04-13
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NYS08162IntroRequires electronic cigarettes and e-liquid products to be sold in separate specific locations where only persons of at least twenty-one years of age are allowed to enter.
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2020-04-13
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NYS08135IntroRequires a business that is shown to have sold a tobacco product to a minor to close pending the completion of an investigation; provides for the commissioner of taxation and finance to revoke the dealer's registration for a period not less than five...
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2020-03-26
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NYS03460IntroRelates to violations of safety conditions in adult care facilities; provides penalties for safety violations and operating without a valid license; prohibits reductions in fines in certain circumstances where a patient is endangered or harmed.
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2020-03-17
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NYS06509IntroRelates to when the department may limit the census of persons with a serious mental illness residing in an adult home.
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2020-03-12
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NYS08032IntroEstablishes a claim for strictly liable against the state for any injury caused by the administration of an immunization which is mandated by a state law and gives the court of claims the power and jurisdiction to hear such a claim.
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2020-03-11
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NYA05147EngrossProvides that on each seasonal and decorative lighting product manufactured, sold or delivered by a manufacturer or distributed in this state that contains an electrical cord casing in which lead is used, there shall be a warning label; defines terms...
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2020-03-11
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NYS08038IntroRelates to epinephrine injector devices.
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2020-03-11
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NYS08022IntroApplies a special Medicaid rate of no less than one hundred twenty percent of the fee-for-service rate for residential health care facilities located in a county larger than two thousand square miles and operated by an organization with two hundred f...
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2020-03-10
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NYS08023IntroAdds tianeptine sodium to list of Schedule II of controlled substances.
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2020-03-10
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NYS07977IntroRelates to the Chisholm Chance Act; creates an administrative hub in Kings county and Bronx county to coordinate community-based organizations and community health workers to combat the maternal health crisis.
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2020-03-06
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NYS05334IntroEnacts the New York state drinking water bill of rights.
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2020-03-06
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NYS07984IntroIncludes implantable infusion pumps for chronic non-cancer pain management as standard coverage for medical assistance.
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2020-03-06
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NYS06809IntroProhibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and accessories and imposes a fine of not more than one hundred dollars for each infraction.
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2020-03-04
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NYS07922IntroDirects the study of the health and environmental impact of the implementation of 5G and future generation wireless network system technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health Committee
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