Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1654
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/27/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
       (Campbell) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 15 - 39
    4  and insert:
    5  Health Care Improvement Workgroup, a task force as defined in s.
    6  20.03, is established to maximize the return on investment and
    7  streamline and enhance the operational efficiencies of the
    8  Florida Kidcare program to provide improved health care services
    9  to children. The workgroup shall be administratively housed in
   10  the Department of Health. Members of the workgroup shall serve
   11  on a voluntary basis.
   12         (1)The workgroup shall be convened and staffed by the
   13  Florida Healthy Kids Corporation and shall consist of the
   14  following members:
   15         (a)The President of the Florida Chapter of the American
   16  Academy of Pediatrics or a designee.
   17         (b)The State Health Officer or a designee.
   18         (c)The Secretary of Health Care Administration or a
   19  designee with a background in children’s health policy.
   20         (d)The assistant secretary for child welfare of the
   21  Department of Children and Families or a designee.
   22         (e)A representative of directors of the Florida Healthy
   23  Kids Corporation.
   24         (f)A representative of the Florida Association of
   25  Children’s Hospitals, Inc.
   26         (g)A representative of the Florida Covering Kids and
   27  Families Coalition.
   28         (h)A representative of the Florida Association of Health
   29  Plans.
   30         (i)A representative of the Florida Children’s Council with
   31  a background in children’s health policy.
   32         (j) A representative of the Florida Dental Association.
   33         (k)The Director of Children’s Medical Services or a
   34  designee.
   35         (l)A parent with a child in the Florida Kidcare program.
   37  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   38  And the title is amended as follows:
   39         Delete line 4
   40  and insert:
   41         Health Care Improvement Workgroup as a task force
   42         administratively housed in the Department of Health to
   43         maximize the