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S04000 Summary:

BILL NOS04000
 
SAME ASSAME AS A08308
 
SPONSORKRUEGER
 
COSPNSRAVELLA, DILAN, HAMILTON, KENNEDY, PERSAUD, RIVERA, SANDERS, SERRANO
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 2500-k, Pub Health L
 
Relates to maternal depression treatment; requires the commissioner of health, in collaboration with the commissioner of mental health, to compile a list of providers who treat or provide support for maternal depression.
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S04000 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4000
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 1, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA, DILAN, HAMILTON, PERSAUD, RIVERA,
          SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
          committed to the Committee on Health
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to maternal
          depression treatment

          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 2500-k of the public health law is
     2  renumbered  subdivision  4  and  a new subdivision 3 is added to read as
     3  follows:
     4    3. Maternal depression treatment. The commissioner,  in  collaboration
     5  with the commissioner of mental health, shall:
     6    (a)  compile  a  list  of  providers  who treat or provide support for
     7  maternal  depression  including  mental  health   professionals,   other
     8  licensed  professionals,  peer  support, not-for-profit corporations and
     9  other community resources. Such list shall  be  made  available  to  the
    10  public on the department's website and be searchable by zip code;
    11    (b) update the list of providers as necessary; and
    12    (c)  within  existing  appropriations,  ensure  adequate investment in
    13  treatment  resources  for  maternal  depression  including  a  statewide
    14  hotline,  peer  support,  adequate  referral  networks and telehealth or
    15  telemedicine services.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    17  ing  the  date  on  which it shall have become a law; provided, however,
    18  that effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
    19  rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act  on  its
    20  effective date is authorized to be made and completed by the commission-
    21  er of health on or before such effective date.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05978-01-7
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