Bills Pending New York Senate Health Committee

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NYS06306Intro
25%
Directs 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 evidence-based mobile medical ap...
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2021-08-02
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NYS06601Intro
25%
Requires COVID-19 testing for employees in nursing homes and residential health care facilities at least once a week; provided, however, employees who have not received the full set of vaccinations shall be tested twice a week.
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2021-06-02
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NYS06928Intro
25%
Provides for a myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome ("ME/CFS") education and outreach program.
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2021-06-02
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NYS07094Intro
25%
Relates to the rights of patients to receive medical information in an understandable format; provides that such information and documents shall avoid the use of medical terminology and instead use words with common and everyday meanings to facilitat...
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2021-05-28
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NYS07097Intro
25%
Provides coverage of remotely connected insulin pens under the pharmacy benefit of medical assistance for eligible patients with diabetes.
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2021-05-28
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NYS07095Intro
25%
Relates to early intervention and existing covered lives assessment funding.
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2021-05-28
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NYS04766Intro
25%
Relates to medicaid eligibility for youth leaving court ordered placement.
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2021-05-27
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NYS05605Intro
25%
Creates the sickle cell disease detection and education program.
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2021-05-25
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NYS07012Intro
25%
Provides that if there are more than two members of certain classes of persons entitled to control the disposition of remains of a decedent, the disposition shall be determined by a majority of the members of the class who are reasonably available.
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2021-05-24
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NYS07023Intro
25%
Directs the commissioner of health to conduct a study on the rates of reimbursement made through the New York state Medicaid durable medical equipment, orthotics, prosthetics and supplies program for rate adequacy and patient access.
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2021-05-24
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NYS06991Intro
25%
Strengthens protections for patients regarding sexual misconduct by medical providers; requires medical expert consultants involved in investigations disclose conflicts of interest and to not be under investigation, on warning, or on probation; requi...
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2021-05-21
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NYA00715Engross
50%
Authorizes emergency medical care personnel to provide basic first aid to dogs and cats.
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2021-05-20
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NYS06920Intro
25%
Provides that the failure by the utilization review agent to make a determination within certain time periods shall be deemed to be an approval of the health care services.
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2021-05-20
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NYS06973Intro
25%
Requires periodic reviews of pending applications for material change in the coverage status of certain matters relative to new health technology assessment or medical evidence.
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2021-05-20
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NYS06926Intro
25%
Relates to educating nursing home residents about the role of legal counsel in applying for Medicaid benefits; requires operators of residential health care facilities to display and provide residents with a notice upon admission regarding such resid...
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2021-05-20
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NYS06915Intro
25%
Enacts the "Protecting Our Nursing Homes Act" to establish a program to provide funding from the federal CARES act for nursing homes to purchase personal protective equipment, provide for the cost of COVID-19 testing, and to increase staffing.
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2021-05-20
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NYS06969Intro
25%
Enacts the "Lead Free Homes Act"; requires the department of health to promulgate standards for lead remediation and abatement of exemption; provides tax credits to class A multiple dwelling owners who undertake a successful lead remediation or abate...
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2021-05-20
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NYS06913Intro
25%
Provides 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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2021-05-20
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NYS06596Intro
25%
Adds certain substances already listed under 21 U.S.C. Section 812 to the schedules of controlled substances.
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2021-05-19
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NYS06838Intro
25%
Relates to the issuance of prescription medications; removes certain exceptions to the requirement to prescribe medications electronically.
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2021-05-19
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NYS04546Intro
25%
Establishes a residential demonstration program for persons with advanced needs to provide medical, social, and residential care to persons with dementia, significant cognitive disease or behavior disturbances.
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2021-05-19
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NYS06846Intro
25%
Modifies the definition of telehealth provider to include any health care provider who: possesses the requisite license, certification, registration, authorization or credentialing to provide a health care service in New York state; determines, based...
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2021-05-19
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NYS06861Intro
25%
Relates to Medicaid reimbursement rates for facilities operating pursuant to article 16 of the mental hygiene law.
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2021-05-19
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NYS06820Intro
25%
Authorizes individuals to participate in the NY State of Health marketplace without providing information regarding citizenship or lawful residency or requesting or receiving a state or federal subsidy.
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2021-05-18
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NYS06802Intro
25%
Convenes an office-based surgery workgroup to make recommendations regarding appropriate reforms or policy changes necessary and in the best interest of the public.
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2021-05-18
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NYS06763Intro
25%
Requires the amount paid to a pharmacy for certain high cost drugs be no more than 2.5% of the total cost of such drug plus any dispensing fees.
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2021-05-14
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NYS06723Intro
25%
Directs 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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2021-05-13
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NYS06747Intro
25%
Prohibits a mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 for children, incapacitated persons, or students or staff of employment institutions or day care facilities; prohibits requiring people to carry or present evidence of having r...
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2021-05-13
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NYS06693Intro
25%
Includes whether an individual was in custody on the death certificate for such individual; requires such information to be included in the publicly available statistics published on the website of the department of health.
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2021-05-12
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NYS06623Intro
25%
Relates to the continuation of the empire state stem cell board.
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2021-05-11
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NYS06611Intro
25%
Relates to quality improvement and increased consumer transparency in assisted living residences.
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2021-05-10
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NYS06640Intro
25%
Repeals provisions requiring authorization for a licensed home care services agency to enroll as a provider under the medical assistance program.
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2021-05-10
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NYS05927Intro
25%
Enacts the New York State COVID-19 Health Registry Act providing for the monitoring and tracking of the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 in New York state residents.
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2021-05-07
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NYS06577Intro
25%
Relates to the posting of certain COVID-19 vaccine disbursement information on the internet website of the department of health; establishes such information shall include, but not be limited to, the total number of vaccine doses disbursed to, addres...
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2021-05-06
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NYS04821Intro
25%
Relates to prohibiting drug or alcohol testing and screening of pregnant women unless the woman consents or the testing or screening is necessary for a medical emergency.
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2021-05-05
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NYS06495Intro
25%
Requires immunization of certain post-secondary students for COVID-19.
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2021-05-03
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NYS06491Intro
25%
Expands confidentiality requirements to any communicable disease contact tracing.
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2021-05-03
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NYS06471Intro
25%
Relates to the medical aid in dying act; relates to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying.
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2021-04-30
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NYS06462Intro
25%
Limits the off label use of antipsychotic drugs with black box warnings on elderly patients with dementia; provides for professional misconduct for any health care professional who uses such drug on such patient.
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2021-04-29
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NYS06447Intro
25%
Adds certain fentanyl derivatives to the schedule of controlled substances regulated by the department of health.
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2021-04-29
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NYS06446Intro
25%
Establishes the eating disorders in children task force to study and create a standardized approach to, and develop best practices and guidelines for, screening eating disorders in children.
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2021-04-29
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NYS06376Intro
25%
Relates to the sale, manufacture, and distribution of vapor products; requires distributors and manufacturers of vapor products to obtain permits; prohibits the sale of illicit vapor products; creates a vapor product directory.
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2021-04-26
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NYA06173Engross
50%
Relates to the posting of certain COVID-19 vaccine disbursement information on the internet website of the department of health; establishes such information shall include, but not be limited to, the total number of vaccine doses disbursed to, addres...
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2021-04-26
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NYS06358Intro
25%
Creates the lupus research enhancement program; creates the lupus research enhancement fund.
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2021-04-23
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NYS05028Intro
25%
Removes certain restrictions on eligibility for personal and home care services under medicaid.
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2021-04-23
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NYS05956Intro
25%
Allows physician assistants to serve as primary care practitioners for purposes of Medicaid managed care plans.
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2021-04-23
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NYS03055Intro
25%
Provides 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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2021-04-23
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NYS06339Intro
25%
Requires every general hospital to report within seven days to the US consumer product safety commission with any report of any examination or inquiry prepared with respect to any death or serious injury occurring to a child determined to be caused b...
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2021-04-22
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NYS06341Intro
25%
Requires hospitals which reserved beds for patients with behavioral or mental health issues or substance use disorder prior to the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to provide such beds to such patients after the expiration of the state disaster emergenc...
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2021-04-22
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NYS06342Intro
25%
Establishes the incontinence supplies insurance program for Medicaid beneficiaries who are also residents of the state of New York and obtain a note from a physician indicating a need for an item in accordance with subdivision one of this section.
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2021-04-22
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