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CS/SB 348 — Medicaid

by Health Policy Committee and Senator Rodriguez

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Health Policy Committee (HP)

The bill requires Florida Medicaid to reimburse for Medicare crossover claims for non-emergency ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. Under preexisting law, Medicaid pays for emergency transportation crossover claims but not for non-emergency transportation crossover claims.

The bill requires Florida Medicaid to pay all deductibles and coinsurance for Medicare-covered services provided to Medicare-eligible recipients by ambulances licensed pursuant to ch. 401, F.S., according to the corresponding procedure codes for such services.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2021.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 116-0