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SB 46-E: Health Care/Health Flex Plans

GENERAL BILL by Saunders ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pruitt ; Lee

Health Care/Health Flex Plans; provides legislative findings & intent re health flex plans; provides for pilot program for said plans for certain uninsured persons; exempts approved health flex plans from certain licensing requirements; provides criteria for eligibility to enroll in such plan; establishes Florida Alzheimer's Center & Research Institute at USF; includes preferred provider organizations & health insurers in claim dispute resolution program, etc. Amends FS.

Effective Date: 10/01/2002 except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 5/24/2002 - Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2002-389; See also HB 43-E (Ch. 2002-396)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/29/2002 Senate • Filed; Considered outside purview of the Call -SJ 00005; Introduction allowed -SJ 00005; Introduced, referred to Health, Aging and Long-Term Care -SJ 00006
5/1/2002 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health, Aging and Long-Term Care, 05/01/02, 3:30 pm, 110-S; Favorable by- Health, Aging and Long-Term Care; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 00044; Placed on Calendar, on second reading -SJ 00044
5/2/2002 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar -SJ 00043; Read second time -SJ 00018; Read third time -SJ 00018; Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 00018
5/2/2002 House • In Messages; Received -HJ 00035; Read second time -HJ 00036
5/3/2002 House • Read third time -HJ 00057; Passed; YEAS 80 NAYS 28 -HJ 00058
5/3/2002 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 00106
5/15/2002 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/24/2002 • Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2002-389; See also HB 43-E (Ch. 2002-396)