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AB 3427 Summary:

BILL NOA03427
 
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SPONSORSolages
 
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Add 365-l-1 & 365-l-2, Soc Serv L
 
Requires home health care professionals to use the adverse childhood experience questionnaire in assessing the patient's health risks and makes Medicaid reimbursement of primary care providers contingent upon such use; requires the department of social services to report to the senate and assembly health committees.
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AB 3427 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3427
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 27, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
          patient's  health  home  to use the adverse childhood experience ques-
          tionnaire in assessing the patient's health risks and to making  Medi-
          caid  reimbursement  of primary care providers contingent upon the use
          of the adverse childhood experience questionnaire; and to require  the
          commissioner  of  health  to submit reports to the senate and assembly
          health committees
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  The  social  services  law  is  amended by adding two new
     2  sections 365-l-1 and 365-l-2 to read as follows:
     3    § 365-l-1. Standards for provision of health home services to Medicaid
     4  enrollees with chronic conditions. Consistent with federal law to ensure
     5  federal financial participation, a health care professional providing  a
     6  patient's health home shall:
     7    1.  provide  comprehensive prevention and disease screening for his or
     8  her patients and managing his or her  patients'  chronic  conditions  by
     9  coordinating care;
    10    2.  enable  patients  to  have  access  to personal health information
    11  through a secure medium, such as through the internet,  consistent  with
    12  federal health information technology standards;
    13    3.  collaborate with the community health teams, including by develop-
    14  ing and implementing a comprehensive plan for participating patients;
    15    4. utilize the adverse childhood experience questionnaire in assessing
    16  a patent's health and health risks;
    17    5. ensure access to a  patient's  medical  records  by  the  community
    18  health  team  members  in  a  manner compliant with the Health Insurance
    19  Portability and Accountability Act, 12 V.S.A. § 1612, and  21  V.S.A.  §
    20  516; and
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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     1    6. meet regularly with the community health team to ensure integration
     2  of a participating patient's care.
     3    §  365-l-2.  Adverse childhood experience questionnaire. 1. Reimburse-
     4  ment for primary care provided to a Medicaid patient shall be contingent
     5  upon the provider's use of the adverse  childhood  experience  question-
     6  naire  (ACE-IQ) for the purpose of assessing the patient's health risks.
     7  As used in this section, "primary care" means health  services  provided
     8  by health care professionals to identify and treat asymptomatic individ-
     9  uals  who  have  risk  factors  or  preclinical disease, but in whom the
    10  disease is not clinically apparent, including immunizations and  screen-
    11  ing,  counseling,  treatment,  and  medication  determined by scientific
    12  evidence to be effective in preventing or detecting a condition.
    13    § 2. On or before December 15, 2017, the commissioner of health  shall
    14  submit  a report to the senate and assembly health committees containing
    15  recommendations on the following:
    16    (a) whether and how trauma-informed care could be more widely incorpo-
    17  rated into the practice of medicine throughout New York state; and
    18    (b) whether and how the use of the advance childhood experience  ques-
    19  tionnaire  and  other  preventive  medical  services  could  be expanded
    20  throughout New York state.
    21    § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
    22  the date upon which it shall have become a law.
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