Bill No. CS/HB 1125
Amendment No. 832493
Senate House

1Representative Wood offered the following:
3     Amendment to Amendment (213174) (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 32 and 33, insert:
5     Section 2.  Paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section
6408.909, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
7     408.909  Health flex plans.-
8     (5)  ELIGIBILITY.-Eligibility to enroll in an approved
9health flex plan is limited to residents of this state who:
10     (a)1.  Are 64 years of age or younger;
11     2.  Have a family income equal to or less than 300 percent
12of the federal poverty level;
13     2.3.  Are not covered by a private insurance policy and are
14not eligible for coverage through a public health insurance
15program, such as Medicare or Medicaid, or another public health
16care program, such as Kidcare, and have not been covered at any
17time during the past 6 months, except that:
18     a.  A person who was covered under an individual health
19maintenance contract issued by a health maintenance organization
20licensed under part I of chapter 641 which was also an approved
21health flex plan on October 1, 2008, may apply for coverage in
22the same health maintenance organization's health flex plan
23without a lapse in coverage if all other eligibility
24requirements are met; or
25     b.  A person who was covered under Medicaid or Kidcare and
26lost eligibility for the Medicaid or Kidcare subsidy due to
27income restrictions within 90 days prior to applying for health
28care coverage through an approved health flex plan may apply for
29coverage in a health flex plan without a lapse in coverage if
30all other eligibility requirements are met; and
31     3.4.  Have applied for health care coverage as an
32individual through an approved health flex plan and have agreed
33to make any payments required for participation, including
34periodic payments or payments due at the time health care
35services are provided; or
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
40     Remove line 43 and insert:
41under certain circumstances; amending s. 408.909, F.S.;
42removing a limitation on eligibility for enrollment in an
43approved health flex plan; amending s.

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