Health Care

June 5, 2024

Prohibited Hospital Interference with Patient Care

Oppose • A5297-A Paulin/S6616-A May • Relates to prohibited hospital interference with patient care

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June 4, 2024

Remote Ultrasounds and Fetal Non-Stress Tests

Support • S7690 Webb/A8168 Paulin • Provides Medicaid coverage for remote ultrasound scans and remote fetal non-stress tests

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May 20, 2024

The Equity in Fertility Treatment Act

Oppose • S6118-A Hoylman-Sigal/A6177-A Paulin • The Equity in Fertility Treatment Act

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May 16, 2024

Defining Human Embryo as “Tissue”

Oppose • A117-A Paulin/S3230-A Hoylman-Sigal • In relation to defining the human embryo as “tissue”

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May 14, 2024

Hospice and Palliative Care Workgroup 

Support • A7577 Blumencranz • Establishes the hospice and palliative care workgroup 

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May 10, 2024

Medicaid Coverage for Childbirth

Support • S1241 Sanders • In relation to Medicaid coverage for childbirth

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March 5, 2024

Statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide Legislation

Following is a statement from Dennis Poust, executive director of the New York State Catholic Conference, regarding physician-assisted suicide legislation (A-995-B Paulin / S2445-B Hoylman-Sigal) in the state legislature.

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March 5, 2024

Mental Health Services for Youth

Support • S8146 Brouk/A9201 Kelles • Provides mental health teleservices to children, adolescents, and young adults

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February 1, 2024

Written Notice for False-Positive Prenatal Testing Results

Support • S1159-A Skoufis • Requires a written notice on the occurrence of a false-positive result for any condition tested during a prenatal test

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January 25, 2024

Gender-Affirming Care

Oppose • A8627 Bronson/S8058 Hoylman-Sigal • Defines gender-affirming care for the purposes of certain prohibitions regarding the legal system and gender-affirming care

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