Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1972 Barcode 166438 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/15/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Budget (Sobel) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 3845 - 3861 4 and insert: 5 1. Faculty plans of state medical schools, unless the 6 medical school and an affiliated teaching hospital owns or 7 collaboratively operates a provider service network in the 8 region; 9 2. Regional perinatal intensive care centers as defined in 10 s. 383.16; and 11 3. Hospitals licensed as a children’s specialty hospital as 12 defined in s. 395.002. 13 14 Qualified plans that have not contracted with all statewide 15 essential providers as of the first date of recipient enrollment 16 must continue to negotiate in good faith. Payments to a 17 nonparticipating essential provider must be equal to the highest 18 rate established by contract between that provider and any other 19 Medicaid managed care plan.