Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1972 Barcode 863052 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 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; and 6 2. Hospitals licensed as a children’s specialty hospital as 7 defined in s. 395.002. 8 9 Qualified plans that have not contracted with all statewide 10 essential providers as of the first date of recipient enrollment 11 must continue to negotiate in good faith. Payments to physicians 12 on the faculty of nonparticipating state medical schools must be 13 made at the applicable Medicaid rate. Payments to a 14 nonparticipating specialty children’s hospital must equal the 15 highest rate established by contract between that provider and 16 any other Medicaid managed care plan.