23 March 2020 – Elimintation of restrictions on ambulance services, medical services and practitioners

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Reduce the burden on health system
Level of Jurisdiction: New York
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Eliminate any restrictions on an approved ambulance services or providers operating outside of the primary territory listed on such ambulance service’s operating certificate with prior approval by the Department of Health. to permit the Commissioner of Health to issue provisional emergency medical services provider certifications to qualified individuals with modified certification periods as approved. and to allow emergency medical services to transport patients to locations other than healthcare facilities with prior approval by Department of Health. Permitting the Commissioner of Health to issue provisional emergency medical services provider certifications to qualified individuals with modified certification periods as approved. To allow emergency medical services to transport patients to locations other than healthcare facilities with prior approval by Department of Health. Permit an advanced practice registered nurse with a doctorate or master’s degree specializing in the administration of anesthesia administering anesthesia in a general hospital or free-standing ambulatory surgery center without the supervision of a qualified physician in these health care settings. permit a physician assistant to provide medical services appropriate to their education, training and experience without oversight from a supervising physician without civil or criminal penalty related to a lack of oversight by a supervising physician. to permit specialist assistant to provide medical services appropriate to their education, training and experience without oversight from a supervising physician without civil or criminal penalty related to a lack of oversight by a supervising physician. to permit a nurse practitioner to provide medical services appropriate to their education, training and experience, without a written practice agreement, or collaborative relationship with a physician, without civil or criminal penalty related to a lack of written practice agreement, or collaborative relationship, with a physician.|
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/no-20210-continuing-temporary-suspension-and-modification-laws-relating-disaster-emergency