Observation Status Timely Notification Becomes Law in NYS
October 29, 2013

NY StateWide Senior Action Council issued a press release upon learning that Governor Cuomo signed into law the bill sponsored by Senator Kemp Hannon (Nassau County) and Assemblywoman Peoples-Stokes (Erie County.)

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October 22, 2013 Governor Cuomo Signs Observation Status Bill into LAW!
October 22, 2013

StateWide Senior Action Council is delighted to report that Governor Cuomo has signed into law the bill we worked on to require hospitals to disclose if a patient was in observation status within 24 hours of that decision being made.  The bill is now Chapter 397 of the Laws of 2013. We sincerely appreciate the […]

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Call Gov. Cuomo TODAY to support Observation Status Notification bill
October 15, 2013

Observation Status Notification Legislation has passed the NYS Assembly and Senate.  It now awaits the Governor’s action. Will he sign it into law or veto it by Saturday? TODAY – StateWide is asking you to invest 30 seconds and make sure the Governor knows this issue is important. Make one phone call to the Governor’s […]

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