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2018 HOUSE OF DELEGATES
MASTER LIST OF RESOLUTIONS AND REPORTS

 

LATE RESOLUTIONS

    Late A - NYS “Get Screened, No Excuses” Legislation
    Late B - Expert Witness Qualifications in Malpractice Proceedings

 

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BYLAWS

    Report of the House Committee on Bylaws: 
         Resolution 2017-1 
    

    Resolutions

    1 Granting Vote to OMSS Councilor
 

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS AND LEGAL MATTERS – A

 Governmental Affairs Report 1 – 2018 Legislative Program
    Report of Recommendations for Sunset of Policy
 

    Resolutions

    50 Addressing Observation Status for Skilled Nursing Patients 
    51 Ensuring Medicare Coverage for Long Term Care 
    52 Value-Based Payment System 
    53 Rebalancing of Facility Fees and Service Fees 
    54 Fair Health Transparency 
    55 Emergency Out of Network Services 
    56 Unfair Dis-enrollment Practices of Insurance Companies 
    57 Prohibit Retrospective ER Coverage Denial 
    58 Limiting Insurers from Unilaterally Modifying Contracts 
    59 Insurance Denials after Precertification 
    60 Utilization Review 
    61 Modernizing OPMC 
    62 MSSNY Supports Health Information Exchange 
    63 Integrating Medical Records 
    64 Cancelling Prescriptions through EHRs 
    65 Pathology Specimens 
    66 Life-threatening Complications with Hip Replacements 
    67 Diabetic Shoes 
    68 Use of Pressure-Guided Treatment of Heart Failure 
 

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS AND LEGAL MATTERS – B   

    Report of Recommendations for Sunset of Policy
 

    Resolutions

    100 Saving Lives and Money 
    101 Preserving the Anesthesia Care Team Model 
    102 Protecting Patients from High Drug Prices 
    103 Pharmaceutical Shortages of IV Bags 
    104 Covered Drugs during Insurance Enrollment Year 
    105 Maintenance Medications and Pharmacy Parity 
    106 Restricting Faxes from Pharmacy Benefit Managers 
    107 Workforce Development for Addiction Treatment by Physicians 
    108 Board Certification Participation in Insurance Plans 
    109 Comprehensive Minimal Facility Security Standards 
    110 NYS DOH Employment of Immediate Jeopardy for Hospital Attire 
    111 Opposition to Medicaid Work Requirement 
    112 Oppose Medicaid Eligibility Lockout 
    113 Expanded Clinical Roles for Medical Assistants in New York State 
    114 Regulation of Hospital Advertising 
    115 Chiropractor (D.C.) Scope of Practice

PUBLIC HEALTH AND EDUCATION

    Report of Recommendations for Sunset of Policy
 

    Resolutions

    150 Common Sense Prostate Cancer Screening
    151 Bicycle Safety
    152 Bicycle Safety Infrastructure 
    153 Caffeine Labeling with Warnings 
    154 Safe Injection Facilities Pilot Studies in NYS 
    155 Discriminatory Policies that Create Inequities in Health Care 
    156 License to Buy Alcohol 
    157 Banning the Sale of Bump Stocks 
    158 Strengthening the Background Check System for Firearm Sales 
    159 Reduce Gun Use in Suicidal Patients 
    160 Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Medical Treatment Requirement 
    161 Medical Marijuana an Alternative to Opiate Addiction 
    162 Opioid Pill Buy Back Program 
    163 Quality of End of Life Care 
    164 Engaged Neutrality on Medical Aid in Dying 
    165 Change the Schedule Classification of Testosterone 
    166 Change the Schedule Classification of Cannabis 
    167 Integrating Data into Physician’s E-prescribing Workflow 
    168 Increase Free Online CME for Members 
    169 Partnership on Continuing Medical Education

REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

    Board of Trustees and Officers Reports 
    Report of Recommendations for Sunset of Policy

    

    Resolutions

    200 Health Care as Economic and Social Benefit 
    201 Physician Health and Burnout Reduction 
    202 MSSNY Approval of any Amicus Brief 
    203 MSSNY Committees as a Member Benefit 
    204 Free Membership to Medical Students and Residents 
    205 Life Member Administration Fee 
    206 County Medical Society Provisional Membership 
    207 Introductory Memberships 
    208 Pilot Program Memberships 
    209 Creation of Standardized Group Membership Structure 
    210 Equity in Dues
    211 MSSNY Membership Privileges 
    212 Dues Equity 
    213 Creation of Strategic Plan 
    214 County Dues
 

SOCIO-MEDICAL ECONOMICS

    Report of Recommendations for Sunset of Policy
 

    Resolutions

    250 Printing Co-Pays & Deductibles on All Insurance Cards 
    251 Modify the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment of 1988 
    252 Adjusting Parameters for Hospital Readmission Reduction Program 
    253 Non-payment and Audit Takebacks by CMS 
    254 Contract Non-Renewals by Third-Party Insurers 
    255 Insurers’ Procedures Regarding Physicians’ Terminations and Resignations 
    256 The Ordering of Lab and Radiology Tests by Out-of-Network (OON) Physicians 
    257 Office–Based Surgical Facility Fees Reimbursement 
    258 Use of High Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid 
    259 House Calls Instead of Paratransit 
    260 Reimbursement of CPT fees as an AMA member benefit 
    261 Billing for Healthcare Services 
    262 Difficulty Obtaining Pre-Op Information for Insurers 
    263 Qualified Medical Practitioners on Preauthorization Phone Lines 
    264 Increasing Rate of Precertification Requirements 
    265 No-Fault Pre-Authorization Requirement 
    266 Prompt Payment of Worker’s Compensation Testimony Fees 
    267 New York State Worker’s Compensation Preferred Provider Organizations 
    268 Education on Worker’s Compensation Manual and Protocol

LATE RESOLUTIONS AND THE REPORT OF THE CONVENTION COMMITTEE ON RULES, CREDENTIALS AND ORDER OF BUSINESS WILL BE POSTED TO THE HOD PAGES OF THE MSSNY WEBSITE LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 22

PRINTED COPIES OF LATE RESOLUTIONS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON FRIDAY, MARCH 23 ALONG WITH THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES, CREDENTIALS AND ORDER OF BUSINESS.


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