Section 23.3 - Cases treated by other providers

23.3 Cases treated by other providers.

(a) Every physician, physician assistant, licensed midwife or nurse practitioner providing (as authorized by their scope of practice) gynecological, obstetrical, genito-urological, contraceptive, sterilization, or termination of pregnancy services or treatment, shall offer to administer to every patient treated by such physician, physician assistant, licensed midwife or nurse practitioner, appropriate examinations or tests for STD as defined in this Part.

(b) The administrative officer or other person in charge of a clinic or other facility providing gynecological, obstetrical, genito-urological, contraceptive, sterilization or termination of pregnancy services or treatment shall require the staff of such clinic or facility to offer to administer to every resident of the State of New York coming to such clinic or facility for such services or treatment, appropriate examinations or tests for the detection of sexually transmitted diseases.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Doc Status: 
Complete
Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, Sections 225(4), 2304, 2311 and 2312