A07369 Summary:

BILL NOA07369
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04182-A
 
SPONSORRussell
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd S2999-cc, Pub Health L
 
Provides that dentists' offices shall be originating sites for the purposes of telehealth delivery of services.
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A07369 Actions:

BILL NOA07369
 
05/06/2015referred to health
05/19/2015reported
05/21/2015advanced to third reading cal.445
05/28/2015substituted by s4182a
 S04182 AMEND=A YOUNG
 03/05/2015REFERRED TO HEALTH
 04/22/20151ST REPORT CAL.394
 04/23/20152ND REPORT CAL.
 04/27/2015ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
 05/04/2015AMENDED ON THIRD READING 4182A
 05/18/2015PASSED SENATE
 05/18/2015DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
 05/18/2015referred to health
 05/28/2015substituted for a7369
 05/28/2015ordered to third reading cal.445
 05/28/2015passed assembly
 05/28/2015returned to senate
 08/03/2015DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
 08/13/2015SIGNED CHAP.167
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A07369 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A7369
 
SPONSOR: Russell
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to including dentist's offices as originating sites for purposes of tele- health delivery of services   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To make a technical amendment to the definition of "originating site" for purposes of telehealth delivery services.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one includes dentist's offices under the definition of "origi- nating site" as proposed by subdivision 3 under the section 2999-cc of the public health law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2015, amend- ing the public health law and other laws relating to the telehealth delivery of services, as proposed in legislative bill numbers S.2405 and A.2552-A of 2015. Section two provides that this act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2015 takes effect.   JUSTIFICATION: Telehealth can dramatically increase access to health services for patients who face challenges in accessing health care providers in person, whether due to geographic distance, provider short- age, weather, or restricted patient mobility. This bill makes a technical amendment to the definition of "originating site" for purposes of telehealth delivery of services, as proposed in Senate Bill 2405.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill. This bill makes a technical amendment to Chapter 6 of the Laws of 2015.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter in the laws of 2015 take effect.
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A07369 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7369
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       May 6, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. RUSSELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Health
 
        AN ACT to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  including
          dentist's  offices  as  originating  sites  for purposes of telehealth
          delivery of services
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 2999-cc of the public health law,
     2  as added by chapter 6 of the  laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    3.  "Originating  site"  means a site at which a patient is located at
     5  the time health care services are delivered to him or her  by  means  of
     6  telehealth.  Originating  sites  shall be limited to facilities licensed
     7  under articles twenty-eight and forty of  this  chapter,  facilities  as
     8  defined  in  subdivision  six of section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law,
     9  private physician's or dentist's offices located within the state of New
    10  York and, when a patient is receiving health care services by  means  of
    11  remote  patient  monitoring,  the  patient's  place of residence located
    12  within the state of New York or other temporary location located  within
    13  or outside the state of New York.
    14    §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
    15  manner as section 2 of chapter 6 of the laws of 2015 takes effect.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09650-03-5
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