Registered Professional Nurses
01/23/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
Amends the Education Law; requires registered professional nurses to attain a baccalaureate degree in nursing within ten years of their initial licensure; provides exemptions for those currently licensed or enrolled in nursing programs....
Drug Repository Program
01/24/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
Establishes under the direction of the state board of pharmacy a drug repository program to accept and dispense donated drug prescriptions; authorizes such board and the commissioner of health to promulgate rules and regulations; makes definitions; e...
Telehealth and Telemedicine Services
01/24/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HEALTH.
Promotes the development, provision and accessibility of telehealth/telemedicine services in New York state; establishes a telehealth/telemedicine development and research grant fund....
Licensure of Behavior Analysts
05/15/2013 - Enacting clause stricken.
Amends the Education Law; provides for the licensure of behavior analysts....
Complaints Brought Against Mental Health Professionals
02/11/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
Amends the Education Law; provides that complaints brought against mental health professionals shall be commenced within ten years of the date of the last treatment of the complainant....
Insurance Coverage for Cost of Hearing Aids
03/13/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on INSURANCE.
Amends the Insurance Law; requires all health insurance policies to provide insurance coverage for the cost of hearing aids; provides that such coverage shall include coverage of at least $1,000 over a three year period; provides that children under ...
Insurance Limitation on Quantity of Prescription Drugs
03/15/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on INSURANCE.
Prohibits insurance companies from limiting the quantity of drugs dispensed pursuant to a prescription; increases the quantity of drugs that may be prescribed from a thirty day supply to a ninety day supply....
Mandatory Health Insurance Coverage
04/01/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on INSURANCE.
Amends the Insurance Law; relates to the mandatory health insurance coverage under health insurance plans of cleft lip and cleft palate to include treatment not only of gross abnormalities of lip and palate but also related conditions and illnesses; ...
Plan for Medical Assistance
04/01/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HEALTH.
Relates to directing the department of health to submit an amendment to the plan for medical assistance; recognizes long-term care insurance policies....
Creation of a Non Partisan Legislative Budget Office
04/19/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS.
Provides for creation of a non-partisan legislative budget office to perform budget analysis to determine the funding levels necessary to the operation of governmental departments and programs and render anticipated revenue estimates for each fiscal ...
Profession and Practice of Applied Behavior Analysis
05/21/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on CODES.
Amends the education law, the limited liability company law, the partnership law and the social services law; relates to applied behavior analysis; relates to requirements and procedures for professional licensure as a behavior analyst and a behavior...
Telehealth Continuity and Integration Act
05/16/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HEALTH.
Amends the Public Health Law; enacts the "telehealth continuity and integration act" to ensure the provision of and reimbursement for telehealth services provided by certified home health agencies, long term home health care programs, and licensed ho...
Health Technology Assessment Committee
05/23/2013 - To ASSEMBLY Committee on HEALTH.
Directs the department of health to convene a health technology assessment committee to advise the commissioner of health on coverage of health technology under the medical assistance program....