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CS/CS/SB 2-A: Health Insurance Affordability Exchange

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Health Policy ; Bean

Health Insurance Affordability Exchange; Creating the Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange Program (FHIX) within the Agency for Health Care Administration; providing patient rights and responsibilities; providing for the development of a long-term reorganization plan and the formation of the FHIX Workgroup; providing for the establishment of a commission; revising the scope of the Florida Health Choices Program and the pricing of services under the program; limiting eligible persons in the Medically Needy program to those under the age of 21 and pregnant women, and specifying an effective date, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 6/5/2015 House - CS failed to pass; YEAS 41 NAYS 72 -HJ 88
Location: Failed passage
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
5/26/2015 Senate • Filed
6/1/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 2
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 2
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 06/01/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 17
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 17
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 06/02/15, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
6/2/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 17
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 17
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 06/03/15
6/3/2015 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 17
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 17
• Read 2nd time -SJ 16
• Amendment(s) adopted (121532, 144308, 619710, 851446, 945482) -SJ 16
• Amendment(s) failed (187734) -SJ 17
• Read 3rd time -SJ 17
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 33 NAYS 3 -SJ 17
6/3/2015 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 12
• Received -HJ 12
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 06/04/15
6/4/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 72
• Placed on 3rd reading
6/5/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 88
• Amendment(s) adopted (352815) -HJ 88
• CS failed to pass; YEAS 41 NAYS 72 -HJ 88