Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 490 Barcode 207934 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Budget (Thrasher) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 167 - 178 4 and insert: 5 6 (5) Absent a written agreement between the third-party 7 provider and the governmental body, the remuneration made 8 pursuant to subsection (4) must be paid by the governmental body 9 at a rate not to exceed the following: 10 (a) For emergency services and care, unrelated to an 11 admission, provided by a hospital licensed under chapter 395, 75 12 percent of the hospital’s billed charges; 13 (b) For hospital inpatient services, other than emergency 14 services and care, 110 percent of the Medicare Part A 15 prospective payment applicable to the specific hospital 16 providing the inpatient services; 17 (c) For hospital outpatient services, other than emergency 18 services and care, 110 percent of the Medicare Part A Ambulatory 19 Payment Classification for the specific hospital providing the 20 outpatient services; and 21 (d) For hospitals reporting a negative operating margin for 22 the previous year to the Agency for Health Care Administration 23 through hospital-audited financial data, the payments in 24 paragraphs (b) and (c) shall be 125 percent of the applicable 25 Medicare prospective payment.