Section 300.3 - Statewide collaboration process and SHIN-NY policy guidance

Section 300.3 Statewide collaboration process and SHIN-NY policy guidance.

(a) SHIN-NY policy guidance. The New York State Department of Health shall establish SHIN-NY policy guidance as set forth below:

(1) The New York State Department of Health shall establish or designate a policy committee to make recommendations on SHIN-NY policy guidance and standards.

(2) Policy committee agendas, meeting minutes, white papers and recommendations shall be made publicly available.

(3) The New York State Department of Health shall consider SHIN-NY policy guidance recommendations made through the statewide collaboration process and may accept or reject SHIN-NY policy guidance recommendations at its sole discretion.

(b) Minimum contents of SHIN-NY policy guidance. SHIN-NY policy guidance standards shall include, but not be limited to policies and procedures on:

(1) privacy and security;

(2) monitoring and enforcement;

(3) minimum service requirements;

(4) organizational characteristics of qualified entities; and

(5) qualified entity certification. 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016