New York Public Health Law Section 2820 - Home based primary care for the elderly demonstration project.

* 2820. Home based primary care for the elderly demonstration project. 1. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary there is hereby created a demonstration program within the department to determine the effectiveness of providing home based primary care services to elderly patients as part of an integrated program of long term care services. As part of the demonstration program a selected provider shall be authorized to provide physician, nurse-practitioner, physician assistant and nursing services in the home of patients age sixty-five or older and to other patients eligible for benefits pursuant to title XVIII of the federal social security act.

2. The department may approve up to three providers as part of the demonstration program.

3. In order to be an eligible provider an applicant must be licensed to provide residential health care services. In addition such applicant must also provide the following services: on-site rehabilitative services, continuing care retirement community licensed pursuant to article forty-six of this chapter or other residential services for the elderly or disabled licensed by the state and adult day services as authorized by the department.

4. Any provider selected to participate in the demonstration program shall annually report to the department on the number of patients served, the type of services provided, the cost of such services, the sources of payment for such services, the number of patients served who no longer remain in their homes and such other information as required by the department to determine the effectiveness of the provision of home based physician and nurse-practitioner services on the health care of patients.

* NB Repealed January 1, 2021

Last modified: February 3, 2019